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Bachelor of Science - Applied Conservation Major

  • Bachelor

Want to help protect plants, animals and our natural environment? Study the Applied Conservation major in the Bachelor of Science.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

Want to help protect plants, animals and our natural environment? Study the Applied Conservation major in the Bachelor of Science.

People who can advocate for change and improve the effectiveness of conservation initiatives are in demand in New Zealand and around the world. The Applied Conservation major addresses this need and was developed in partnership with the Department of Conservation.

You develop a mix of biological science and social science skills - a combination that is sought after by conservation employers like the Department of Conservation, council organisations and national and international NGOs. You'll graduate with the skills to work with communities and stakeholders to plan, manage and implement vital conservation projects.

Study locations

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Environmental consultant
  • Science teacher*
  • Conservation scientist for Department of Conservation, regional or city councils or Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) including Conservation International or WWF

*After completing a graduate diploma in education.

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