Ecosystem Health and Biosecurity

  • Ecosystem Health and Biosecurity



Major studies in Ecosystem Health and Biosecurity investigates the impact of change and human activity on the natural processes of our ecosystems; a complex network of living organisms interacting with the physical environment.

Disturbances to our natural resources, such as air quality, food pollination and production, soil nutrients, and clean water in turn affects the health of other connected ecosystems, including our own mental and physical wellbeing.

This programme allows you to learn about the interconnection of the natural world and methods to manage and sustain these, with opportunities to get out into the field and work directly with affected communities.

Note: This new major is subject to Te Pōkai Tara | Universities New Zealand CUAP approval, due December 2020.

Contact us

Te Kura Aronukurangi | School of Earth and Environment

Phone +64 3 369 0655

Level 2, Beatrice Tinsley building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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