Study cover for Environmental Science (Marine Biology)
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Environmental Science (Marine Biology)

Deakin University 

36 months
37000 AUD/year
8110 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Gain extensive hands-on experience exploring coastal ecosystems and marine environments with some of the highest biological diversity in Australia with this Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology) from Deakin University.   

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Study the Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology) from Deakin University  and gain extensive hands-on experience exploring coastal ecosystems and marine environments in an area that has some of the richest biodiversity in Australia. With a biological and ecological focus, this course equips students with the skills and knowledge to sustainably manage precious marine environments both in the classroom and in the environment through hands-on field trips in beautiful surrounds.

Gain practical experience in the field and hone your skills through placement opportunities with prominent marine and environmental organisations. Develop a deep understanding of how marine ecosystems function and gain skills in modern scientific research methods under the guidance of established scientists, all while building professional relationships that can help you when you graduate.


As a graduate with far-reaching knowledge of marine biology and extensive fieldwork experience you’ll be sought-after in a wide range of roles including:

  • marine educator (e.g. marine aquaria or ecotourism)
  • park ranger
  • fisheries officer
  • aquaculture technician or manager
  • marine biology consultant
  • laboratory technician
  • local government environmental officer
  • sustainability project officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marine Invertebrates
  • Marine Botany 
  • Cells and Genes 
  • Chemistry in Our World
  • Environmental Sustainability 
  • Marine Pollution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisite subjects

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • ATAR
  • This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection consideration
  • Personal statement 
  • If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement. 
  • CRICOS code: 053749E  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8110 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8110 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place 


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.

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Environmental Science (Marine Biology)
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