Wildlife Management is the study of preserving and managing populations in the wild with consideration to their habitats. This wildlife course will introduce students to concepts such as population dynamics, carrying capacities, landscape fragmentation, wildlife census techniques and wildlife management techniques such as predator culls, habitat modification, captive breeding and release as well as examine the relationship between wildlife management and the law.
Careerline’s Certificate in Wildlife Management is suitable for those who want a career in wildlife management whether it’s in the wild, wildlife parks, zoos or those working with captive breeding programs.
When studying with Careerline, you are assigned a qualified tutor upon enrollment and will have consistent tutor support throughout your whole course. Additionally an online exam (invigilated) is also available for those students wishing to use their students for entry into university and other courses.
If you are interested in more wildlife courses we suggest looking at Wildlife Conservation, Zoo Keeping (captive animal management) or Vertebrate Zoology.
- Develop a concept of how man manages wildlife populations in different situations around the world.
- Understand and discuss the principles of wildlife ecology.
- Understand wildlife habitats and their importance to managing wildlife.
- Explain how populations of any one species change and adapt to variations in their environment.
- Understand carrying capacity and its importance in managing wildlife populations.
- Explain a range of different methods used to determine the number of individuals in a wildlife population.
- Discuss a range of different wildlife management techniques.
- Explain the potentials and limitations of legal and administrative initiatives, in the pursuance of more effective wildlife management.
- Examine a specific wildlife management case of interest to the student.