This unique degree will develop your expertise in wildlife conservation. If you dream of making an impact in the conservation sector, to secure a shared future for wildlife and people, this course will provide highly applicable and sought-after skills for a wide range of careers.
You will be taught by dedicated researchers and practitioners from two of Australia’s premier institutions – the University of Sydney and Taronga Conservation Society Australia – as you learn to address global conservation challenges.
The Taronga Wildlife Conservation stream comprises a Wildlife Conservation major that combines biology and conservation management with additional prescribed units of study in statistics and animal sciences. It provides extensive training in wildlife conservation by incorporating the study of biodiversity and evolution, animal science, and animal behaviour and management.
Classes will take place at the University’s Camperdown and Camden campuses and at the new Taronga institute of Science & learning, due to open mid-2018 at Taronga Zoo in Sydney. The first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, the Taronga Institute will form a gateway for students to access the wider Zoo campus and provide authentic, interactive learning opportunities in an environment of working science
You will graduate with advanced research skills in biology and wildlife conservation, a highly developed sense of curiosity and self-direction, and intercultural skills enhanced via mobility opportunities. You will be able to lead behavioural change in the community for sustaining our planet’s biodiversity.