Stellenbosch University
3 Years Full Time
This programme forms the core of the department’s undergraduate training and is designed to prepare students for a career as a Conservation Ecologist. Conservation ecologists are many things. Some work with non-governmental organizations to encourage farmers or miners to run their businesses in a more environmentally way, others repair damage, some assess potential impacts of land use, other predict outcomes of climate change or alien invasion.

Duration: 4 years full time

Type: Undergraduate Degree

Compulsory Subjects

First Year Subjects:

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Geo-environmental Science

  • Computer Skills

  • Mathematics

Second Year Subjects:

  • Conservation Ecology

  • Biodiversity

  • Microbiology

  • Biometry

  • Computer Skills

Third Year Subjects:

  • Conservation Ecology

  • Biodiversity and Ecology

  • Soil Science

  • Genetics

Fourth Year Subjects:

  • Soil Science

  • Geographic Information Systems

  • Insect Diversity

  • Behavioural Ecology

  • Terrestrial Vertebrate Ecology

Careers: Conservationist, Game Ranger, GIS Specialist, Researcher, Ecotourism



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