Master of Wildlife Management

University of Otago

Subject area

Land, Parks and Wildlife Management

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Entry requirements

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

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Environmental Studies at this level can earn:

$65,000

Median earnings one year after study

$69,000

Median earnings two years after study

$83,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

90%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Bashford-Nicholls Trust Vocational Study Scholarships

Provided by:

Royce Nicholls Trust/Margaret Bashford Trust

Website:

https://bashford-nicholls.org.nz/

Value:

$1,000

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Ballance Agri-Nutrients Scholarship

Provided by:

Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd - HR Assistant

Website:

http://www.ballance.co.nz/Our-CoOp/Our-Community/Scholarships

Value:

$4000 per annum

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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

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Sources

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