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Course Information and Fees

Diploma: NATURE CONSERVATION (EXTENDED) diploma

NATURE CONSERVATION (EXTENDED)

Diploma: (diploma)

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills to succeed in a rapidly-changing nature conservation environment where innovation is key. Graduates are equipped with a comprehensive range of technical, managerial, research, communication and life skills for employment in the field of nature conservation. The Diploma Nature Conservation lays the foundation for further study towards the B Tech Nature Conservation and ultimately the Masters of Conservation Science.

The purpose of this qualification is to supply the nature conservation industry with people who can competently contribute to the conservation of biodiversity and provide knowledgeable assistance to natural resource managers. The graduates will have the requisite knowledge of the natural environment and its dynamic relationship with humans, various approaches to conservation and sustainable use, and competence in research and monitoring techniques.

Career Opportunities
Graduates can pursue careers in the areas of management of natural resources/ protected areas, alien species control, environmental policy compliance, environmental education, research, field guiding, and Ecotourism.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year ECP



Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
18760 ZAR

First Year



Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
16960 ZAR

Second Year



640 ZAR

Third Year



Compulsory subject(s):
12580 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Course is offered on District Six Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Faldelah Adams (Administrative Assistant)
Telephone: +27 21 460 3190
Fax: -
Email: adamsfa@cput.ac.za

Contact: Mr K Klaas
Telephone: +27 21 460 3176
Fax: -
Email: klaask@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2019 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.

 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.