36 months
36600 AUD/year
8263 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Our environment is facing serious threats. Learn how to conserve it with the Bachelor of Wildlife and Conservation Biology from La Trobe University.

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The Bachelor of Wildlife and Conservation Biology from La Trobe University  draws on many areas of science including botany, genetics and zoology. You'll learn to apply ecological concepts to the conservation of species and ecosystems and explore the legal framework for conservation.

Your curriculum will cover biology fundamentals – including how organisms, the environment and human populations interact with each other – as well as climate change and sustainability. As you progress in your studies, you'll advance your understanding of conservation issues, learn to use different technologies to collect and process data, and design your own detailed conservation management plan. You'll be taught by La Trobe experts involved in conservation projects, and who work with partners in state and federal government departments and non-government organisations such as Bush Heritage and Trust for Nature.

Career outcomes

You'll graduate ready for employment in diverse roles across environmental sciences. Possible roles include:

  • Conservation scientist
  • Park ranger
  • Environmental consultant
  • Wildlife research biologist
  • Wildlife officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecules, Genes and Cells 
  • Chemistry Foundations  
  • General Principles of Chemistry 
  • Statistics for Life Sciences 
  • Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity  
  • Animal, Plant and Microbial Life 
  • Climate, Sustainability and Society 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 103743D

Subject prerequisites  
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36600 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8263 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8263 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place


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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