This degree targets individuals interested in getting involved with research in the fields of conservation, ecology, biodiversity, global change, botany, zoology with a view of furthering their studies to achieve a PhD or with the view of going into a research and conservation focused career. The combination of these research fields facilitates a degree of understanding about how the world around us works and the role of different organisms on Earth.
Why study Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences at Wits?
The Wits School of Animal, Plant, and Environmental Sciences is home to a number of world leaders in sustainability, savannah ecology, conservation, among other research areas. Our School includes a diverse, research active and passionate staff and post-graduate cohort working on a variety of projects ranging from animal behaviour to plant systematics and evolution to ecology and aquatic ecology. Our School prides itself on the extent of its research experience.