Macquarie University

Graduate Diploma of Conservation Biology

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00002J

Conservation biology is a multidisciplinary and mission-oriented science that’s concerned with our planet’s biodiversity. It seeks to evaluate human impacts on biological diversity; and develop practical approaches to protect and restore plant and animal species, habitats and ecosystems. Conservation biologists integrate conservation policy with theories from the fields of ecology, demography, taxonomy and genetics.The Graduate Diploma of Conservation Biology focuses on the theory, practice and ethics of biodiversity conservation and wildlife biology, from the level of wildlife populations to entire ecosystems. An emphasis is placed on the unique biodiversity of Australia and its connections with the rest of the globe. This course will suit current practitioners wishing to upgrade their knowledge and skills, as well as those seeking employment in this sector.


80 credit points


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Standard entry requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent including two units in BiologyorAQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent and approved work experience, professional certification or other recognised prior learning

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Wallumattagal Campus Macquarie Park International: $40,800 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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