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Wildlife Management degrees


In a time when climate change and our growing population is impacting on the natural environment, wildlife science professionals are needed to assist vulnerable wildlife and pursue wildlife conservation. Make the great outdoors your office with UniSQ's Wildlife Management courses and discover how to protect our wildlife with hands-on learning. Explore topics such as biosecurity, animal welfare, and practical field skills, preparing you for employment in a myriad of positions in wildlife management.

Gain real-life experience

Come out career-ready with industry placements in your chosen field. You could be working as a biosecurity officer, wildlife scientist, ecotourism guide, zookeeper, and more.

Skillset to protect our wildlife

Learn from UniSQ's wildlife experts as you explore animal behaviours in local environments and through our wildlife expeditions.

Get hands-on with nature

Develop skills in the field with specialised training in your first year, including animal handling, 4WD training, camera trapping, and tools to survive and work in the wild.

Explore UniSQ's Wildlife Management degrees

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What jobs can I get with a wildlife management degree?

Wildlife management is an important field of study in environmental protection and conservation. It covers many aspects, such as habitat management, wildlife rehabilitation and control, species identification and monitoring, population dynamics and more. Professionals in this field can work with various animals both in their natural habitats or in captivity.

Gain real-world experience and get hands-on with nature as early as your first year of study as you handle animals, explore their behaviours in local environments, and so much more! Pursuing a wildlife degree could kickstart a career as a biosecurity officer, wildlife officer or manager and pest control officer.

What study options are available for wildlife management?

There are various wildlife management courses available for a career in wildlife management. You can undertake a Bachelor of Science majoring in Wildlife Management, a Diploma of Science majoring in Wildlife Management, or pursue a Master’s or PhD.

Explore our various wildlife conservation courses to decide the area you would like to specialise in. From ecology and conservation to wildlife and pest management, environment and stability and more, we have something for everyone.

Explore our selection of science degrees to learn more about which sector interests you!

Why study wildlife management?

Studying a wildlife course is a great way to gain a deeper understanding of our environment and the importance of conservation. You will become a steward of the natural world, actively restoring habitats for future generations.

Professionals in this field can make valuable contributions towards preserving endangered species, safeguarding natural resources and protecting fragile ecosystems. With the right qualifications, a wildlife management career can be rewarding and fulfilling.

What are the pathways to entry?

To study an undergraduate degree in wildlife conservation, you must have sound knowledge in Units 3 & 4 of high school English and General Mathematics, equating to a grade C or higher. We also have alternate entry pathways available to accommodate student needs.

At UniSQ, all students have equal opportunity to kickstart a career in wildlife management, no matter their life stage. Whether you’re a recent high school graduate seeking an undergraduate degree or making a career switch later in life, we have plenty of study options to support your journey.

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