Master of Wildlife Management

University of Otago

Subject area

Land, Parks and Wildlife Management

Duration

1.5

1.5 Years

Total student fees

$13,256

over 1.5 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of this degree programme have an understanding of the processes and interactions at work in ecological communities, and will recognise the principles of wildlife population persistence, change, or decline. Students will graduate with a toolkit of techniques with which to gather and analyse information and answer questions about wildlife populations, and will be able to apply their skills to address real-life problems. Above all, graduates will have an appreciation of the need for and an ability to apply critical thinking, scientific rigour, and a systematic approach to the management of wildlife.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor's degree with an average grade of at least B+ in the final year of study, or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1.5 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,837 $13,256
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$23,120 $34,681
Total $31,958 $47,937

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $59,881
Earnings range $53,304 - $68,407
In employment 85%
In further study 5%
On a benefit 5%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Mana o te Awa: Tertiary Scholarships A4

Provided by:

Te Mana o Te Awa o Whanganui

Website:

http://www.ngatangatatiaki.co.nz

Value:

$3,000.00 each

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Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Rural Communities Trust

Website:

http://www.ruralcommunitiestrust.org.nz

Value:

So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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