• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Develop the knowledge and skills to analyse and interpret the impacts of key environmental drivers such as habitat destruction and fragmentation, changing climates, altered fire regimes and invasive species with this Biodiversity and Conservation (Honours) at Flinders University.


The Biodiversity and Conservation (Honours) at Flinders University also teaches principles of reserve design, habitat restoration and other means of conserving species affected by human impacts.

Why study Biodiversity and Conservation at Flinders

  • Understand the challenges facing the environment and wildlife populations
  • Specialist topics deal with the identification, monitoring and conservation of native plant and animal species, natural ecosystems, and the design of parks and reserves
  • Learn from staff with extensive links with national and international collaborators
  • Gain practical and theoretical knowledge in assessing the nature and value of biodiversity in natural and disturbed habitats
  • Learn about real-life and current conservation management techniques
Your career

The world has never been more attuned to environmental issues or the need to train and employ specialists who can help us reduce our impact and plan wisely for the future. Conservation has moved into the mainstream debate and biodiversity is high on the global agenda for governments, organisations and individuals.

Potential occupations include:

  • biodiversity conservation officer
  • biodiversity project officer
  • conservation programs assistant
  • graduate ecologist
  • national park officer
Potential employers include:
  • national parks
  • museums
  • education bodies
  • research and development authorities
  • mine site rehabilitation bodies
  • environmental monitoring departments

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Evolution of Biological Diversity
  • Molecular Basis of Life  
  • The Nature of Science
  • Biostatistics 
  • Chemical Structure and Bonding 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency requirements.

CRICOS: 074774G

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    32900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32900 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9352 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9352 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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