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The Biology of a Changing World: Conserving African Biodiversity


Some possible career paths

Possible career paths include Environmental Management, Planning and Consulting; Nature Conservation; Forestry; Pasture Science; Pollution Control; Environmental Education; Ecotourism; becoming a Game Ranger, Museums, Education, Scientific journalism, Commerce, Industry. Students can also continue studies in Law, Economics, Engineering, Veterinary Science and Development Management to become Environmental Lawyers, Environmental Engineers, Environmental Economists, and so on.

Information for all prospective Life Sciences Teachers

Please note that any student who wishes to teach in schools after the completion of their BSc degree must also qualify professionally by completing a PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education).  In order to teach Life Sciences (Grade 10-12), you must major in Ecology and Conservation, Biodiversity, or Organismal Biology (or any other 3rdyear Life Sciences course at any university). You are advised to also take one or more of the following courses: Physics 1, Chemistry 1 or Maths 1 to enable you to teach a 2nd subject i.e. Natural Sciences or Maths to Grade 8 and 9 learners.