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The Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours from University of Tasmania provides students with advanced knowledge and scientific training in a specialised area of marine and / or Antarctic science and equips students with knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for employment in industry.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours from University of Tasmania is fully equivalent to an honours degree with any other University School and satisfies the usual eligibility requirements for research higher degrees and postgraduate scholarships. 

The program can be taken in one year full-time or two years part-time study. Students can commence the program in either semester 1 or semester 2.

Career

This course leads to career opportunities in marine and Antarctic science and policy including disciplines such as: oceanography, climate modelling, meteorology, marine chemistry, marine geology and marine and Antarctic biology and ecology. 

The research training provided in the course may lead to positions in government and state research laboratories such as CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, the Australian Antarctic Division, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, or management agencies such as CCAMLR. 

The course provides training in research, to prepare candidates for further research study, in MSc and PhD programs, including the joint UTAS-CMAR QMS PhD program and the joint UTAS-AAD QAS PhD program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    100 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marine and Antarctic Science Honours

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 091423A

  • Candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours will have qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science or to the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) at this University or have obtained an equivalent qualification at another approved tertiary institution. 
  • Candidates would normally be expected to obtain at least a credit average in the last three semesters (FT equivalent) of undergraduate studies. Candidature is subject to appropriate supervision and project support being available for the thesis topic approved by IMAS and subject to satisfying the prerequisites required for the chosen field of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37956 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37950 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 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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