• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Combine studies in aquacultural production technologies and business skills with scientific study of the diversity of life in the sea with this Marine Biology and Aquaculture (Honours) at Flinders University. This double specialisation will equip you to take up positions in either the research or applied science sectors.
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Overview

Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

Why study Marine Biology and Aquaculture (Honours) at Flinders University

  • Acquire extensive knowledge in marine biodiversity, ecology, genetics, conservation, fisheries and related areas
  • Develop practical and theoretical skills for a career in the aquaculture industry
  • Gain a broad understanding of the biology of marine organisms, their relationships with the physicochemical marine environment, and their potential responses to changes
  • Learn from internationally eminent marine biologists and oceanographers

Your career

Potential occupations include:

  • aquaculture development officer/consultant
  • fisheries management officer
  • policy officer, invasive marine species program
  • fisheries biologist
  • fisheries research assistant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Evolution of Biological Diversity  
  •  Molecular Basis of Life 
  •  Introduction to Aquaculture 
  •  Introduction to Marine Biology
  •  Marine Sciences 
  •  Nature of STEM 
  •  Biostatistics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    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.

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General 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: 089674M

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

  • International

    34500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34500 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9352 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9352 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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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.

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