Master of Science (Protected Area Management)
This course provides specialist training in the background, principles, techniques and practices of protected area management with particular emphasis on tropical environments.
|Mode|| On campus study.
Part time available
What is protected area management?
Protected areas include marine and terrestrial national parks and World Heritage Areas. The protection of these areas is dependent upon their continued management. There are over 120,000 protected areas worldwide, and their success depends on how well they are managed.
Who is this course for?
This program provides specialist training for science graduates already working in this area (national parks and world heritage listed areas), or people wanting to work in this field.
How you will study
This course is available in Townsville and Cairns. It is available part time (domestic students only) and full time.
Flexible programs are offered in which students devise their coursework component in consultation with the course coordinator to match their professional goals and interests.
The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences teaches this course. The School brings together a team of academic and associate staff across multiple disciplines.
World-recognised programs and research
state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities
internationally-acclaimed academic teaching staff
strong collaboration with industry and research organisations, both locally and internationally.
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.