Our conservation and land management courses will help you develop theoretical and hands-on field-based skills, that’ll prepare you to create positive, lasting changes for future generations.  

You’ll also learn land management strategies for the maintenance and conservation of flora, fauna, soils and water. Make your mark on the world.

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Let's sharpen those VTAC-tics!

Getting uni-ready is not as daunting as it looks thanks to our VTAC-TICAL Toolkit. It's packed with tools like our web sessions: Plan of VTAC, Tues 15 Sept and A Flying Start, Thurs 17 Sept. There's also AMA Week 14-18 Sept where you get to ask our course experts anything (as long as it's uni-related). With heaps of other great tools, you'll nail those preferences like a pro!

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  • "This course has offered plenty of hands-on experience in wildlife and natural resource management, and provided opportunities to explore a range of conservation issues. Some of the highlights were handling silky desert mice at Little Desert National Park and spotting greater glider possums in the Healesville forests."

    Alex , Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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