Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management

Charles Sturt University, Albury Campus
Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)
Session availability

Session 1 – 2021 (Mar – Jun)

Session 2 – 2021 (Jul – Oct)

*Please note: all sessions may not be available through all study modes.

Study mode

Online and on campus

*Residential schools, face-to-face attendance required for some online subjects and practicals.


The Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management provides the only graduate certificate dedicated to fish conservation and management offered in Australia. It has a strong industry-based foundation, and is designed to prepare graduates for a career in freshwater fisheries management and/or research.

The course has been developed in consultation with the IFRG’s global industry partners, and provides students with practical experience in the fields of fish ecology, fish passage engineering and fish- friendly hydropower development using the IFRG’s state- of-the art lab facilities at Charles Sturt University.

Admission information

The course is designed for Australian and international students. Applicants require STANDARD English Language Proficiency requirements, and either:

  • A Bachelor Degree (or Australian Qualifications Framework (AQFequivalent) in a relevant field related to the course profile from an accredited University or other tertiary education institution.
  • An Honours degree in any field from a University or other tertiary education institution (or equivalent).
  • Relevant professional or industry experience within the same field as the course profile, of at least five years full time or equivalence, confirmed by a comprehensive resume.

*Please see the CSU website for fees and other specific course-related information.

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