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Diploma in Nature Conservation

img bio ndAt the Conservation and Marine Sciences department we produce graduates who are not only able to find employment but who are able to live fruitful and fulfilled lives in ways that contribute to the development of a productive and innovative conservation society.

We aim to provide students with the skills to succeed in a rapidly-changing nature conservation environment where innovation is key.

On completion of a Diploma in Nature Conservation you will be able to:

  • manage biodiversity
  • be a conservator
  • interact with communities for biodiversity conservation
  • conduct basic research and monitoring for biodiversity conservation

Some careers you can follow with a National Diploma in Nature Conservation:

  • Management of natural resources/ protected areas
  • Alien species control
  • Environmental policy compliance
  • Environmental education
  • Research
  • Field guiding
  • Ecotourism

Why study Nature Conservation at CPUT?

  • Long and excellent track record of producing graduates in nature conservation
  • Experience, highly qualified and committed staff
  • Well-structured work integrated learning
  • Course subjects are practical
  • Opportunity to study towards postgraduate qualifications
  • Affordable tuition fees.

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