The University of Newcastle, Australia

Biodiversity and Conservation

Study the factors that contribute to our many environmental problems and discover how these problems can be solved.

Through various case studies and theoretical work, the Biodiversity and Conservation major will examine the impact of developments upon Australian biota and ecosystems, the management of natural systems and wildlife, and factors affecting the distribution and abundance of species.

You’ll become familiar with the collection and handling of quantitative data and producing scientific reports that provide recommendations for safeguarding our environment.

Biodiversity and Conservation is a 80 unit major, specific courses can be found in the program handbook.

The Biodiversity and Conservation major within the Bachelor of Science is available at both our Newcastle (Callaghan) campus and our Central Coast (Ourimbah) campus.