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Environmental Science/ Bachelor of Marine Science and Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Coffs Harbour, Australia
This Environmental Science/ Bachelor of Marine Science and Management combined degree offered at Southern Cross University brings together the terrestrial aspects of environmental management with marine science and management, developing knowledge of the complex environments in which we live and the keys to environmental problems at a local and global level.

Overview

Studying Environmental Science/ Bachelor of Marine Science and Management at Southern Cross University, you will be able to focus your interest in species conservation and sustainability across terrestrial and marine environments. Build your practical skills by learning from leading experts in contemporary facilities and through field trips to World Heritage rainforests, reefs and coastal catchments.

Fourth (final year) units are taught in intensive mode at the National Marine Science Centre in Coffs Harbour. 

Career

Careers in environmental science include national parks 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. Careers in marine science include as a consultant, marine park planner, marine biologist and ecologist, marine reserve officer, aqua-culturalists, fisheries manager, project officer, technical officer, state coordinator; and in marine research. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Global Environmental Issues
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Systems II: The Hydrosphere
  • Earth Systems I: The Lithosphere
  • Environmental Information Analysis
  • Environmental Mapping
  • Marine Systems Science and Management
  • Successful Sampling
  • Marine Communities as Sentinels of Change
  • Ocean Change Biology
  • Sustainable Use of the Marine Environment
  • Marine Pollution
  • Coastal Management
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
  • Electives

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- 086340B
  • 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

    7296 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National fee is Commonwealth supported

Funding

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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