Course Description

The Diploma of Conservation and Land Management is a hands-on course that provides students with a broad knowledge of environmental science. Students learn how to develop management strategies for the sustainable use of our natural resources. They gain skills in surveying fauna and flora, waterway testing and restoration, erosion and sediment control, project management and community engagement. Students also participate in a range of field studies.

This practical hands-on course provides students with a solid grounding in conservation and land management in line with current industry standards. Field studies are an integral part of the course. Full-time students have the opportunity to attend two major camps during their course at no extra cost. Day excursions are also included in the fees.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $16,540 per year full-time, $24,810 total course costCommonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $10,230 per year full-time, $15,345 total course cost


1.5 years full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

March, July

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: AHC51116

Entry Requirements