Study Planner Information

Program Rules Course List

Semester 2 Commencement

This is an accelerated program that includes courses taught in regular University semesters as well as in shorter intensive Teaching Periods (TPs). For more information on TPs, see here.

Year 1 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
CONS7029 Conservation in Context (TP5) Compulsory
CONS6009 Conservation & Wildlife Biology Compulsory
CONS7008 Sampling Design and Analysis in Conservation Science Compulsory
ENVM7505 International & National Conservation Policy Compulsory
PHIL7221 Environmental Philosophy Compulsory
Year 1 - Summer Semester
Course Code & Title Requirements
GEOM7005 Geographical Information Systems Compulsory
CONS7024 Marine Conservation Compulsory
Year 2 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
CONS7025 Rainforest Conservation (TP2) Compulsory
CONS7022 Ecology & Management of Invasive Species (TP3) Compulsory
CONS7023 Applied Fauna Conservation (TP3) Compulsory
CONS7021 Conservation Decision-Making (TP4) Compulsory
CONS7027 Conservation Concerns: An industry perspective Compulsory

Program Rules Course List

Semester 2 Commencement

This is an accelerated program that includes courses taught in regular University semesters as well as in shorter intensive Teaching Periods (TPs). For more information on TPs, see here. For additional information regarding the Master of Conservation Science, see here.

Year 1 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
CONS7029 Conservation in Context (TP5) Compulsory
CONS6009 Conservation & Wildlife Biology Compulsory
CONS7008 Sampling Design and Analysis in Conservation Science Compulsory
ENVM7505 International & National Conservation Policy Compulsory
PHIL7221 Environmental Philosophy Compulsory
Year 1 - Summer Semester
Course Code & Title Requirements
GEOM7005 Geographical Information Systems Compulsory
CONS7024 Marine Conservation Compulsory
Year 2 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
CONS7025 Rainforest Conservation (TP2) Compulsory
CONS7022 Ecology & Management of Invasive Species (TP3) Compulsory
CONS7023 Applied Fauna Conservation (TP3) Compulsory
CONS7021 Conservation Decision-Making (TP4) Compulsory
CONS7027 Conservation Concerns: An industry perspective Compulsory
Year 2 - Semester 2
Either Part B - Research Option
Course Code & Title Requirements
CONS7004 Major Research Project & Seminars (8 units) Part B
Or Part C - Coursework Option

Students can undertake a range of courses in Part C of the MConsSc. Program Coordinator approval is required for any Part C study plan. Part C plans can include advanced undergraduate courses, or postgraduate courses from any Faculty, relevant to Conservation Science. Some suggested courses are detailed below.
Course Code & Title Requirements
Spatial analysis courses:

[ GEOS7400 Research Topic 1 (Geographical Sciences)
GEOM7200 Geographical Information and Data Analysis
ENVM7003 Applied Research Methods
GEOM7004 Geospatial Processing and Web Mapping ]


Research Project/Literature Review courses:

[ CONS6010 Research Project A
CONS6011 Research Project B (4 units)
CONS7014 Literature Review B ]


Management and conservation courses:

[ ENVM7405 Managing Post-Mining Landscapes: Land Rehabilitation in the Mining Industry
ENVM7305 Environmental Management in Mining
ENVM7530 Fire Ecology and Management
ENVM7522 Protected Area Management
ENVM7513 Environment & Community
ENVM7002 Marine & Coastal Environmental Protection ]


Economics and policy courses:

[ ECON7720 Ecological & Environmental Economics ]


Or other relevant:

Advanced third level undergraduate courses from any Faculty.
Postgraduate courses from any Faculty.

as approved by the Program Coordinator.
Part C