36 months
37000 AUD/year
8223 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Learn how to handle native animals, survey wildlife populations and conduct sustainability assessments as a wildlife and conservation biology student with this Bachelor of Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology) from Deakin University.   

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Deakin’s Bachelor of Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology) gets you out of the classroom and into nature. Learn how to capture and handle native animals, measure the health of ecosystems, survey wildlife populations, develop conservation strategies and even have the opportunity to visit global biodiversity hotspots.Deakin is a leader in the environmental science education sector, with this specialised course being the first of its kind to be offered in Victoria.


As a graduate of the Bachelor of Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology) from Deakin University, you’ll be qualified for a career in wildlife conservation and management, or in environmental science more generally, and ready to take up challenging roles such as:

  • wildlife officer
  • conservation officer
  • wildlife manager
  • park ranger
  • project officer
  • environmental consultant
  • research scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cells and Genes
  • Ecology and the Environment
  • Biodiversity: A Global Perspective  
  • Physical Geography
  • Biology: Form and Function 
  • Society and Environment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisite subjects
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • ATAR
  • This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection consideration
  • Personal statement
  • If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement.
  • CRICOS code: 055286D    

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8223 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8223 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place 

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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