Master of Ecology (MEcology)

Gain specialist knowledge and skills to develop your career as a professional ecologist with our new Master of Ecology, set in a location rich in nature and culture.

Programme overview

The MEcology is a focussed programme enabling you to connect with industry and government partners and agencies, and develop your career in professional ecology.

Study a diverse array of expert areas, and gain knowledge in population and community ecology, global change, biosystematics, ecophysiology, ethics, socio-ecological systems and more.

Entry to the Master of Ecology is through a recognised undergraduate degree in biological science, ecology, environment, or marine science.

This programme is subject to final regulatory approval and is therefore subject to change.

Quick facts

Programme type Postgraduate
Points 180
Duration Full-time: 1.5 years (3 semesters)
Part-time: Varies
Location City Campus


The MEcology will be offered for the first time in 2022.

For more information, including how to apply, contact Associate Professor Bruce Burns.