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BIOS9123 is an intensive field-based course which is run in conjunction with the management of endangered species. The course focuses on advanced, practical management of endangered species and habitats endemic to Australia and hence conservation practices. Students will participate in the monitoring of endangered species and gain skills in surveying methods including passive and active monitoring techniques. Practical training will include consideration of the implementation of conservation programs, including the financial and logistical constraints placed on conservation management strategies.

Note: This course is available to postgraduate students following relevant Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate and Masters by coursework programs, including Graduate Diploma of Environmental Management (5499), Graduate Certificate of Environmental Management (7339), Master of Environmental Management (8623) and Master of Marine Science and Management (8271).   

This course involves compulsory field-work and this will involve expense to individual students.

Assumed knowledge: Basic biology and statistics

Study Level


Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Only available to students in programs 5499, 7339, 8623 or 8271.

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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