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The following courses are offered by the University of Tasmania.

Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies [an honours year is also available]

Bachelor Duration: 3 years full-time or up to 7 years part-time
Honours Duration: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Modes:On campus in Hobart

The Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies is for students who are interested in gaining a wide interdisciplinary understanding of natural environments and wilderness and developing knowledge, skills and techniques that are useful in employment or other activities related to protected areas. The honours year includes a research project.

For more information, see: http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/set/courses/73q-bachelor-of-natural-environment-and-wilderness-studies

Graduate Certificate of Protected Area Planning

Entry requirement: Bachelor degree, international students need IELTS 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
Duration: 6 months part-time
Commencing: January 2016
Opportunities to study with Collaboration Partners: N/A
Modes: Distance, optional field component
For more information, see: http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/set/courses/k5j-graduate-certificate-in-protected-area-planning

Master of Protected Area Governance and Management

Entry requirement: Bachelor degree, international students need IELTS 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
Duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Commencing:January 2016
Opportunities to study with Collaboration Partners: Up to 25% of the course [1 full-time semester]
Modes: On campus and distance
For more information, see: http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/set/courses/k7e-master-of-protected-area-governance-and-management

Example Program of Study

University of Tasmania Master of Protected Area Governance and Management, with one semester at James Cook University:

January to June 2015
On-campus in Hobart or Distance study (domestic students only)

KGA517 Planning and Management Systems
KGA516 Ecosystem Conservation
KGA531 Protected Area Management Plans
KGA532 Reserve System Planning

July to October 2015
On-campus in Hobart or Distance study (domestic students only)

BMA799 Strategic Management
KGA381 Environmental Impact Assessment
BFA522 Risk Management
BMA701 Leadership and Change Management

February to June 2016
On-campus in Townsville/Cairns with James Cook University

BZ5755 Biodiversity and Climate Change: Impact, Mitigation and Adaption
EV5203 Conserving Marine Wildlife: Sea Mammals, Birds, Reptiles
EV5205 Conserving Tropical Rainforests
EV5252 Indigenous Environmental Management

July to October 2016

KGA742 Research Thesis A
KGA743 Research Thesis B

Many other programs for the UTas Masters are possible – email Michael Lockwood for details.

Contact

Email: Michael Lockwood, michael.lockwood@utas.edu.au

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