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The Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Science) from University of Tasmania is a multi-disciplinary degree combining the disciplines of biology, chemistry, ecology and geography complemented with studies in environmental policy and management.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Science) from University of Tasmania has a strong focus on aquatic science, chemical monitoring and environmental management and overarches a number of the University's theme areas, particularly the Environment, and Antarctic and Marine Studies theme areas.

The degree also provides a nexus with research programs in the Schools of Chemistry (environmental chemistry, ACROSS) and Geography and Environmental Studies (coastal and catchment management, forest ecology and agroforestry), as well as institutes within the University (IMAS, AMC NCMCRS). 

This course specifically aims to provide students with competencies, skills, knowledge and awareness, which will prepare them for employment as environmental scientists. 

The program also develops a wide range of general abilities including communication, analytical and problem solving skills that are widely valued by employers.

Career

The degree will prepare students for a wide range of careers in industry, government, private consulting firms, non-profit organisations and educational institutions performing duties such as environmental and natural resource management, pollution monitoring and environmental impact assessments, water and waste water management, and policy analysis and implementation. 

An educational background in environmental science will be attractive to a wide range of employers given the impact of environmental issues on most employment sectors.

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 36 months
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Geographies of Change
  • Space, Place and Nature
  • Earth, Climate and Life
  • Environmental Management
  • Ecosystem Assessment 
  • Marine Protected Area Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 081316J

  • Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to the 12th year in Australia. Some courses also require the completion of pre-requisite subjects, such as Mathematics or Chemistry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35148 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105456 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 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.

Funding

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