Conservation Science, Minor
- Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0317
Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs: Yes. Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.
This minor will show you how to use science to support conservation strategies and policies. It integrates conservation, ecology and biodiversity – with a focus on the problems of restoring and maintaining viable populations of animal and plant species, and natural and managed ecosystems – so you can better address complex conservation problems. This program is taught by world-class experts and supported by industry partners. You will deepen your understanding of all aspects of biodiversity and conservation, mitigating risk, environmental restoration, national and international conservation policy, and systematic conservation decision-making processes.
Students must complete all units. The recommended sequence is provided below; however, students may study the units in any order.
|ENVL 2008||Australian Ecosystems: Threats and Solutions||10|
|ENVL 2009||Ecosystem Restoration Ecosystem Restoration Ecosystem Restoration Ecosystem Restoration||10|
|ENVL 2010||Conservation Priorities and Process||10|
|BIOS 3037||Climate change and biodiversity conservation||10|
|Total Credit Points||40|