Faculty of Science

Conservation Biology

Please note: Information on this page relates to the 2015 academic year unless otherwise specified.

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This subject is taught by the School of Biological Sciences.


Conservation biology is rapidly becoming an area of key importance, as it examines issues of conservation and sustainability, including biological, ecological and policy issues.

At postgraduate level Victoria offers the following Conservation Biology programmes:

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Science (PGDipSc) in Conservation Biology
  • Master of Conservation Biology (MConBio)
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Conservation Biology
  • PhD

For more detailed information on the programmes, see the School of Biological Sciences.

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How to find out more

More information about postgraduate study at Victoria is available at the Faculty of Graduate Research.

Contact the Science Faculty Office for information on Admission, qualifications and courses, course advice and selection criteria, exemptions and prerequisites and your Application to Study.

Relevant courses are taught within the School of Biological Sciences. The School office is located on Level 5, New Kirk Building, Kelburn campus.

For more information contact:

Dr Nicky Nelson
Programme Manager
Phone: 04 463 5435

Mary Murray
Phone: 04-463 5339
Email: biosci@vuw.c.nz

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