Bachelor of Wildlife Science

University of Queensland - UQ

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Overview

Bachelor Degree
Brisbane
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Wildlife Science focuses on animal biology and management of wild animals through a strong understanding of biodiversity and human-wildlife interactions.

Gain a deep scientific knowledge of wildlife anatomy and physiology, captive breeding, reproduction, nutrition, animal health, husbandry, ecology, welfare and behaviour.

Undertake core coursework to develop skills in wildlife trapping, identification and animal handling to contribute to management of wildlife and game, and understand how to manage pests.

Study native and exotic amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals and learn how they interact with their own environment and with humans.
Careers

Biologist
Conservation officer in ecotourism
Land manager
Marine resource organisations
Vertebrate pest and game management
Wildlife biologist
Wildlife...

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Additional Information

You will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 120 hours of industry placement programs in locations such as zoos, sanctuaries, wildl...

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