Taught course

Master of Conservation Biology

University of Queensland · Science

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree in botany, ecology, evolution, zoology or an approved discipline, with UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 077443C

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Months of entry

July, February

Course content

Why study the Master of Conservation Biology?

The Master of Conservation Biology is an ideal program if you wish to expand your career prospects into a wide range of government, conservation and resource management agencies. It covers the integrative disciplines of conservation, ecology and biodiversity and focuses on the problems of restoring and maintaining viable populations of animal and plant species, and natural and managed ecosystems. It will equip you with a comprehensive theoretical understanding of conservation biology, as well as the required practical training and skills obtained through trips to some of Australia's most unique field sites.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Biological Sciences
+61 3 8676 7004