Course code: #463
The Master of Conservation Biology is designed for students who seek further knowledge and skills in the biological sciences, or seek to qualify for a postgraduate research degree.
What you will study
Areas covered include conservation biology, ecological and evolutionary physiology, marine and terrestrial ecology, and fisheries and aquaculture.
Additional preparatory subjects focus on laboratory work and science communication skills. Candidates with appropriate qualifications and laboratory skills will be awarded credit for these subjects.
The Master of Conservation Biology is a unique course as it provides you with the opportunity to extend your technical knowledge and use it to determine your competency in the specific discipline before choosing one of the three possible pathways (research or technical or management).
Students who perform at a distinction average (WAM) till 48CP will be able to choose either of the above options.
With the appropriate qualifications and laboratory skills, you can be awarded credit for these preparatory subjects.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$13,000|
Due to the current impacts of COVID-19 on in-person testing centres, UOW is accepting Alternative English tests for 2022 intakes.
The requirements for accepting these tests are:
English for Tertiary Studies (ETS) is for students who need to improve their English in order to gain admission to undergraduate or postgraduate university study.
Length of study and hours per week
This course is 20-22 hours per week in class tuition for either 4, 6, 12 or 18 weeks depending on your IELTS (or equivalent) score and the score you require for university entry.
|Course||Minimum entry requirements for UOW College and UOW courses requiring IELTS 6.0 Academic (Reading and Writing 6.0) or equivalent for entry||Minimum entry requirements for UOW College and UOW courses requiring IELTS 6.5 Academic or higher (Reading and Writing 6.0) or equivalent for entry|
|ETS 6||Overall IELTS of 6.0 Academic (Reading 5.5 and Writing 5.5) or Equivalent||Overall IELTS of 6.5 Academic (Reading 6.0 or Writing 6.0 but no less than 5.5) or Equivalent|
|ETS 12||Overall IELTS of 5.5 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent||Overall IELTS of 6.0 Academic (Reading 5.5 and Writing 5.5) or Equivalent|
|ETS 18||Overall IELTS of 5.0 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent||Overall IELTS of 5.5 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent|
A recognized Bachelor of Science degree that includes introductory level subjects in the areas of general biology, ecology, genetics, evolution, physiology and statistics, or equivalent.
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