Online course

Wildlife Conservation

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Course information

Next start date
Enrollment closes
Course frequency
Every week
Time committment
- hours
Optional extra
GVI Program Abroad

Book before the end of July 2024 and receive a USD 140 scholarship

*Flexible payment options available
This course was created in partnership with
Course introduction

From the tiny bee hummingbird to the largest living land mammal, the Africa elephant, every creature has its place within the earth’s ecosystem. Find out more about the efforts being made to protect these creatures and the planet’s natural resources so that they may persist for future generations.

Our Wildlife Conservation course aims to equip you with the tools you need to help in achieving this goal and gives you an understanding of the fundamental theories used in the field of terrestrial conservation. You’ll gain the skills needed to analyse protected areas, as well as the different methods of wildlife population monitoring such as camera trapping and conducting wildlife censuses.

Is this course for me?

If you have a passion for wildlife conservation then this course will provide you with the foundational skills and understanding you need. From this introductory base, you can easily progress and apply the skills learnt to achieve your conservation-related goals. Whether it be to kickstart a meaningful career in conservation, or through improving your knowledge as a mid-career professional, this course has something in it for you.

Skills you’ll acquire

After completing this course you’ll be able to:

Earn your certification

Want to show colleges, universities and employers that you’ve got the knowledge and skills covered in this course? Once you’ve successfully completed any of our courses, we’ll send you a digital certificate of completion at no additional cost. The certificate will feature the official name of the course and your name. Add the certificate to your college application, your graduate school application, your job application or your LinkedIn page.