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Marine Science and Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Coffs Harbour, Australia| Online
Understanding and conserving our marine environment is vital to a sustainable future. Establish your dream career and help make a difference with the Bachelor of Marine Science and Management at Southern Cross University.

Overview

The Marine Science and Management course offered at Southern Cross University combines marine science with contemporary management concepts and has a focus on conservation issues in both coastal and marine ecosystems.This degree has a strong practical component. You will develop skills in the laboratory and field in a range of tropical and subtropical environments including the Solitary Islands, Cape Byron and Great Barrier Reef marine parks.Explore global environmental issues including marine pollution and climate change, while also learning more about coral reef ecology and marine mammal conservation among other fascinating subjects.

You will also have the option to gain a nationally recognised qualification in scientific scuba diving.

Career

Our graduates work in a diverse range of fields In public and private environmental sectors. You may be employed as a consultant, marine park planner, marine biologist and ecologist, marine reserve officer, aquaculturalist, fisheries manager, project officer, technical officer, state coordinator; or work 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 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
  • Fisheries Biology
  • Coastal Marine Ecosystems
  • Global Environmental Issues
  • Earth Systems I: The Lithosphere
  • Earth Systems II: The Hydrosphere
  • Environmental Information Analysis
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Mapping
  • Marine Systems Science and Management
  • Successful Sampling

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-058084A
  • 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.

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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