Wildlife Management Course Online

From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks

Duration

100 hrs (12 months)

Exam

Optional

Tutor Support

Yes unlimited by email

Qualification

Certificate

Clear

About this Course

Wildlife Management is the study of preserving and managing populations in the wild with consideration to their habitats.   This wildlife management course introduces 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), Vertebrate Zoology and also Landscape Restoration (this course has a strong horticultural emphasis).

Course Aims: 

  • 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.
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Your Tutor

Dr. Karin Dreyer-Haasbroek B.V.S. M.Sc. (Parasitology)
Karin Haasbroek

Karin’s love and passion for animals stem from growing up on a farm in South Africa. After gaining her Veterinary Science degree she worked in mixed general practice while completing a master’s degree in Veterinary Parasitology. Living and working in South Africa exposed Karin to a vast range of experiences in the clinical veterinary field: treating patients ranging from marmoset monkeys to lions to the everyday cat, dog or horse. Two years as a Laboratory Vet resulted in helping farmers tackling livestock health problems in a variety of farm production systems. Since her move to Western Australia with her family, Karin has been working in a small animal practice.

During her 20 years as a vet, she has been involved in several research projects and the tutoring of students in various fields of animal science. She enjoys mentoring students and sharing her knowledge and she loves helping students flourish and realise their full potential.