Program Details

This study program offer is an exciting, hands-on, in-depth and educational experience, taking students behind-the-scenes in the wildlife field in Southern Africa. Students interact with rangers, veterinarians and researchers working in the field, giving
Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa; Pretoria, South Africa; Nelspruit, South Africa
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Experience the world of wildlife conservation in Southern Africa, hands-on. Meet and interact with conservationists and wildlife veterinarians in the field. Learn about the crucial balance of people and wildlife in conservation today. Gain hands-on experience by taking part in game capture operations. Earn university credits for this program.

This study program offer is an exciting, hands-on, in-depth and educational experience, taking students behind-the-scenes in the wildlife field in Southern Africa. Students interact with rangers, veterinarians and researchers working in the field, giving them an insight into life, successes and problems associated with conservation in Africa today. Participants also meet and learn from pioneers in game capture and those actively involved in the field of wildlife veterinary science on a day-to-day basis. The program includes a Capture and Care course where students participate in actual game capture operations. Actual wildlife disease laboratory, pathology and diagnostics in-field workshop.

This program is accredited by the North-West University of South Africa. Successful completion of the program is worth 6 academic credits.
Setting Description:
The expeditions are in the form of a camping safari and lodging, and the duration is around 3 weeks. The expedition will take students to different game reserves and provinces in South Africa.
Cost:
US$4980 per person. Includes: Accommodation for the duration of the program Transportation for the duration of the program Airport transfers as stated Camping equipment Permits and entry fees All meals and group activities Registration and admin fees - North-West University

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