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Environmental Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Darwin, Australia| Online
Training in critical and systems thinking will empower you to tackle the environmental challenges of our time. The Environmental Science course is offered by Charles Darwin University.
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Overview

With the Bachelor of Environmental Science offered by Charles Darwin University your academic studies will be combined with practical experience, allowing you to play an active role in the protection and conservation of the environment.

Foundation knowledge including biology, ecology and spatial analysis will be the base from which you learn to solve complex environmental problems. You will explore human-impact, social and cultural perspectives, identify solutions to environmental challenges, and learn how to effectively communicate information for positive environmental outcomes.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course prepares you with the skills and knowledge to work within government, private companies or community organisations, in areas including environment and heritage, biodiversity conservation, land and water resource management, mine site rehabilitation, nature-based tourism, Aboriginal land management, wildlife and reserve management, land-care, teaching, consultancy or environmental research.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

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
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth Systems
  • The Diversity of Life
  • Environmental Issues
  • Indigenous Land and Resources 
  • Geographical Information Systems and Spatial Thinking
  • Design and Analysis of Biological Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 042477D

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60 after any applicable bonus points have been applied.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32336 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32336 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Darwin

  • 1493 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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