• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Bachelor of Science Biodiversity and Conservation at Flinders University provides you with knowledge and skills to analyse and interpret the impacts of key environmental drivers such as habitat destruction and fragmentation, changing climate, altered fire regimes and invasive species.

About

Why study Biodiversity and Conservation at Flinders University?

  • Understand the challenges facing the environment and wildlife populations
  • Specialist topics deal with the identification, monitoring and conservation of native plant and animal species, natural ecosystems, and the design of parks and reserves
  • No background in science required, just an inquiring mind
  • Get hands-on experience by developing your lab skills, conducting experiments and going on fieldtrips
  • Gain practical and theoretical knowledge in assessing the nature and value of biodiversity in natural and disturbed habitats
  • Learn about real-life and current conservation management techniques
Your career

The world has never been more attuned to environmental issues or the need to train and employ specialists who can help us reduce our impact and plan wisely for the future. Conservation has moved into the mainstream debate and biodiversity is high on the global agenda for governments, organisations and individuals.

Potential occupations include:
  • biodiversity conservation officer
  • biodiversity project officer
  • conservation programs assistant
  • graduate ecologist
  • national park officer
Potential employers include:
  • national parks
  • museums
  • education bodies
  • research and development authorities
  • mine site rehabilitation bodies
  • environmental monitoring departments

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Evolution of Biological Diversity 
  • Molecular Basis of Life 
  • The Nature of Science
  • Biostatistics
  • Chemical Structure and Bonding

        English Language Requirements

        You only need to take one of these language tests:

        • Minimum required score:

          72

          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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        • Minimum required score:

          6

          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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        Academic Requirements

        To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency requirements.

        CRICOS: 039816E

        Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

        • You are considered ineligible for admission
        • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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        Tuition Fee

        • International

          32900 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 32900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
        • National

          9331 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 9331 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

        Living costs for Adelaide

        • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
          Living Costs

        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

        Funding

        Check the programme website for information about funding options.

        Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

        The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

        Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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