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Bachelor of Science - Wildlife Management - On-Campus
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

Preserve and protect our wildlife with hands-on courses in Wildlife Management within USQ’s Bachelor of Science. Learn to identify, handle and trap wildlife from experts in our team of industry-leading lecturers. Develop field safety, transport and survival skills, how to use trapping equipment, and learn survey techniques to record, analyse and present field data. Gain diverse practical skills during a field trip in your first year, wildlife industry placements, and a third-year research project undertaken in an overseas location (COVID permitting) or within Australia, ensuring practical learning takes place alongside theoretical understanding. Combine with a second major in Animal Science, Biology, Environment and Sustainability, and be skilled to work in pest management, national parks, biosecurity or zoo keeping.

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This program has a highly recommended residential school.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Prerequisites

General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C) or equivalent.<br>One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Science (Units 3 and 4, C) or equivalent.
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

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Career opportunities

Career opportunities in wildlife management are growing in Australia and internationally as climate change impacts wildlife conservation. Graduates of this degree will have qualifications to manage wildlife in a sanctuary or zoo, or as a protected area ranger. Various positions may include as a biosecurity officer, ranger, zookeeper, fauna spotter catcher, pest control officer, ecotourism guide, conservation officer, vertebrate pest manager, wildlife ecologist, wildlife scientist, and game management officer.

Course Code
907431
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CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD
 
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