Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2018

Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Conservation Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

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

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

May 16 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Biological Sciences

Email: biology.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 2491

Web: http://www.biology.uq.edu.au/

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2018

Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Conservation Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

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

CRICOS Code: 082609K

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.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - April 1 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.biology.uq.edu.au/

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Conservation Science?

The Master of Conservation Science is an ideal program if you are seeking expanded career prospects with government, conservation and resource management agencies or a research career in the integrative disciplines of conservation, ecology and biodiversity.

You will complete the requirements for the #24 Master of Conservation Biology and then undertake an additional #8 of either coursework or a research project that could lead you to a PhD.

It is an ideal program for graduates and professionals seeking to expand their careers prospects into a wide range of government, conservation and resource management agencies.

What you can study

The Master of Conservation Science is a #32 program that will cover the integrative disciplines of conservation, ecology and biodiversity. Students will complete the requirements for the #24 Master of Conservation Biology and then undertake an additional #8 of either coursework or a research project that could lead to a PhD.

This is a quota-based program and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee entry into the program.

This program is 1.5 years full time - it is the equivalent of 2 years (4 semesters) full time, offered intensively over 18 calendar months by using a summer semester. More information about the Master of Conservation Science.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Conservation Science.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

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

Additional application information

A limited number of Commonwealth supported places (CSP) are available for domestic students. CSP students pay a student contribution amount, rather than paying tuition fees. Domestic students who apply for entry to the program will automatically be considered for a CSP. CSPs are limited and are not guaranteed for all domestic applicants. More information about Commonwealth supported places.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

May 16 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

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

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 082609K

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.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - April 1 of the year of commencement.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Conservation Science

To complete the Master of Conservation Science, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student must complete #32 in total, comprising:

  • #24 from part A; and
  • #8 from part B - research option; OR
  • #8 from part C - coursework option.
Refer to MConsSc rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Conservation Science.

Program Rules for the Master of Conservation Science