Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
This program will introduce you to the skills used by land managers, park rangers, site assessors, water quality assessors and conservation staff.
You'll learn how to survey animals and plants, monitor waterways, assess and restore natural sites and undertake cultural studies relating to land management.
The program includes field trips to a variety of locations around Melbourne and overnight excursions to places such as Heywood and Barmah Forest.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
This program is based on the National Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and fieldwork.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, and fieldtrip assignments.
This program has been developed in collaboration with key industry stakeholders including Melbourne Water, Parks Victoria and local councils.
You'll undertake extensive fieldwork in collaboration with Melbourne Water, Parks Victoria Friends’ groups and other organisations. Guest speakers from conservation and wildlife groups are also a feature of the program.
You’re also encouraged to undertake voluntary work with a range of organisations.
Graduates may find work as a park ranger or member of a bush crew.
They can work with organisations involved in conservation and land care including:
- local government
- local area management committees
- Parks Victoria
- Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Program and course information
A great career for those that love the outdoors
Study ecology, plant identification, water management and how to conduct site assessments and surveys.