This course is targeted at biologists, ecologists and environmental scientists with an interest in wildlife health and disease issues as they apply to conservation outcomes. The Master of Wildlife Health and Conservation offers training in techniques and research methods necessary to answer complex questions related to wildlife health in contemporary biodiversity conservation. Focus is given to understanding the need and opportunities for transdisciplinary partnerships and the One Health approach (the intersection of human, animal and environmental health). This course is relevant for anyone currently working with wildlife, or seeking to work in the field of wildlife health. Click here>> for further information
The Master of Wildlife Health and Conservation can be undertaken by distance education or at the Murdoch University Campus.
The course aims to provide graduates with applied skills for wildlife health and conservation programs including: Disease Risk Analysis, disease surveillance methods and techniques, practical skills for health and disease sampling, ethical and legislative requirements, and the comparative pathology of wildlife.
Graduates will be equipped for a broad range of career opportunities delivering expertise in wildlife health and disease at the population scale, including those organisations involved in species conservation and recovery, and translocation and reintroduction programs, such as NGOs, government conservation and wildlife agencies, zoos, and other not-for-profit wildlife organisations.
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