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Environmental Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Lismore, Australia| Online
Explore your passion for environmental management, sustainability and species conservation in Bachelor of Environmental Science degree offered at Southern Cross University.
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Overview

Develop foundational scientific knowledge and gain hands-on skills in state-of-the-art facilities and on field trips in the living laboratory of World Heritage rainforests, reefs and rivers that surround our campuses.The Environmental Science course offered at Southern Cross University includes core units combined with a specialisation in either coastal management, environmental resource management, fisheries and aquaculture management or waste management and resource recovery.

Graduates are not just knowledgeable and innovative, but industry-ready, with practical skills to manage the environment for the future.

Career

In public and private sectors, national park and protected area management, environmental protection, waste management, environmental impact assessment and monitoring, environmental education and interpretation, sustainable forestry, fisheries management, aquaculture, ecotourism, land/river/coast care programs; and in environmental science research.

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
    288 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Global Environmental Issues
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Information Analysis
  • Environmental Mapping
  • Earth Systems I: The Lithosphere
  • Earth Systems II: The Hydrosphere
  • Coastal Management
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS - 016152G
  • For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 qualification which is measured by the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Each course is given an ATAR is an indicative score for entry into the program, based on the previous academic year. 
  • When assessing applications against the relevant Academic Standards, the University will use accepted educational resources, including Australian Education International - NOOSR, UK NARIC, University Admissions Centre Assessment of Qualifications Manual and the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre Schedule to establish the Australian equivalence of an applicant’s overseas qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29200 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Commonwealth supported for Domestic Students.

Living costs for Lismore

  • 1200 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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