Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

RMIT University

Program Description

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

RMIT University

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Conservation and Land Management will give you the skills used by land managers, park rangers, site assessors, water quality assessors and conservation staff.

You’ll take annual field trips to remote locations and learn how to survey animals and plants, monitor waterways, assess and restore natural sites and undertake cultural studies.

Program structure

Year 1

You will study plant identification and ecology and learn skills related to site assessment, revegetation and industry-specific communication skills.

You’ll also learn how to conduct wildlife surveys and present the data using the appropriate format for the industry. In Semester 2 you will be introduced to cultural heritage and aspects of Indigenous land management with input from Aboriginal Elders and community organisations.

Year 2

You will study a sequence of courses related to the monitoring and management of water and continue to undertake biological survey work. This includes areas related to the study of Indigenous and cultural heritage issues and how these relate to land management.

These are taught in collaboration with Indigenous Elders and community members and include an extended field trip to western Victoria where you will have the opportunity to work alongside Indigenous land care workers.

Program entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%.

Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary Diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

Selection tasks

Pre-selection kit: You are required to submit a completed Pre selection kit) along with your application.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete the Academic IELTS with an overall band of 5.5 and no individual band below 5.0.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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Duration 2 years
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