Ecological Restoration

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There is no Honours degree offered in Ecological Restoration.
Maud Island frog being released in Zealandia, the Karori Sanctuary.

Postgraduate Certificate in Science (PGDipSc) in Ecological Restoration

Prerequisites

Although there are no minimum entry requirements for the course, prior knowledge of ecology, zoology, botany, environmental sciences, or natural resource management, equivalent to 200-level study is highly recommended.

Course requirements

  • ERES 525
  • ERES 526

Postgraduate Diploma of Science (PGDipSc) in Ecological Restoration

This is a one year postgraduate qualification for students wanting a coursework qualification or for those not admitted to BSc(Hons) or MSc Part 1.

Prerequisites

Postgraduate diploma candidates must have previously completed a Bachelor's degree.

Course requirements

  • ERES 525
  • ERES 526
  • 60 points from BIOL 403, 421–429, ENVI 504–529, or another course approved by the Head of School.

Master of Science (MSc) in Ecological Restoration

A Master's degree is a research degree. It consists of two parts and is normally completed in two calendar years. Part 1 (the first year) involves three courses of 30 points each and a research preparation course. Part 2 (the second year) is a full-time research project, leading to a thesis.

Prerequisites

  • 60 points from BIOL 300–399
  • STAT 193

Master's candidates must have previously completed a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with an average grade of B+ or higher in their 300 level courses. Prospective students must also agree a thesis topic with a supervisor before enrolment in the programme.

Course requirements

Part 1

  • ERES 580
  • ERES 525
  • 60 points from BIOL 403, 419, 421–429, ENVI 504–529, ERES 526 or another course approved by the Head of School

Part 2

ERES 591 – Thesis

PhD in Ecological Restoration

The PhD is the highest degree offered by the School of Biological Sciences. It is a research degree culminating in a thesis and usually takes three to four years of full time study to complete.

For more information on how to enrol in a PhD see the Faculty of Graduate Research.

Academic staff

The following staff work in this research area:

Contact information

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