NZ university majors related to this area
Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.
Did you know?
Approximately 1.25 million animal species live on the Earth.
About 30,000 are fish species, 6000 are amphibians, 8000 are reptiles, 10,000 are birds and 5500 are mammals (including humans).
The remaining 1.2 million animal species are all insects (nearly a million species) and other invertebrates (snails, crustaceans, corals, etc).
Examples of career opportunities
Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).
- Wildlife biologist
- Park ranger
- Wildlife manager
- Veterinary assistant
- Research scientist
- Research assistant
- Laboratory technician
- Science teacher
- Biology teacher
Income and employment prospects
145% of national
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Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.