Master in Wildlife Science (MWS), is a two years Postgraduate academic degree course of study in India. The aim of the study program is to impart training in the field of wildlife science and to further the cause of wildlife conservation in India.
Wildlife Science is the study that not only seeks to meet the increasing demand for research and monitoring of wildlife and their habitats and provide trained biologist for conducting conservation activities of wildlife.
The course of study is suitable for those candidates wants to increase their knowledge for accelerating their career by exploring and acquire a critical understanding of Wildlife Science. The course of study is designed to provide in-depth knowledge, information, techniques and about the activities associated with Wildlife Science, in a comprehensive manner. The study is focused on theoretical and practical aspects and principles techniques in an academic discipline such as Wildlife Ecology, Biodiversity, and Conservation Biology of Indian Wildlife, Principle of Wildlife Health and Population Ecology, Management of Wildlife Protected Areas, Human Ecology, and Natural Resources Economics, Management and Husbandry of Zoo Animals, Wetland Conservation and Development Ecotourism, Natural Resources Management, Research Methodology, Computer Orientation.
The candidate has to complete Bachelor Degree like Bachelor of Science (B.Sc), or any other Bachelor Degree with relevant subjects like Veterinary, Forestry, Agriculture and Environmental Science or equivalent examination, with minimum aggregate 55% marks, such candidates are eligible to take admission in Master’s degree study program.
This course requires study requires 2 years of the time period in India, It’s a Full Time professional degree course, but some candidates use part time, correspondence education program and also go for distance learning, study option to earn this degree.
After the successful completion of the course, one can be recognized as Entomologist / Wildlife Inspector and able to work as Forest Range Officer, Dendrologist, Zoo Curators, Veterinary Consultant, Junior Research Fellow, Environmental Impact Assessment Consultant, Lecturer, Professor, Project Biologist, Researcher, etc.
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