36 months
41500 AUD/year
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Do you want to know more about our planet? Students of the Bachelor of Science - Geology program from The University of Western Australia learn about how applying knowledge of Earth's processes and time scales is fundamental to locating resources such as groundwater, petroleum and minerals, and understanding climate and other environmental changes.  

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A major in Geology involves the study of how the Earth formed and evolved during the past 4.4 billion years, including the origin of continents, oceans, atmosphere and life, and how natural processes deep within Earth's interior shape the surface on which we live. You'll learn to interpret geological processes and Earth history, and discover the formation of important resources and how climate and environments change through time. Teaching consists of lectures from leading experts and industry professionals, computer and laboratory classes, and tutorials. This Bachelor of Science - Geology program from The University of Western Australia includes extensive fieldwork, with several field trips. UWA is well equipped for teaching and research in geology, with access to some of the world's most advanced analytical equipment and super-computing facilities.

Career Pathways 

Employment opportunities are diverse and include the resources industries (e.g. minerals, petroleum, groundwater) or research fields such as planetary geology, volcano or earthquake hazard prediction. Additional employment opportunities exist in government agencies dealing with resources or environmental consultancies and agencies. Many graduates continue to develop their specialist skills in industry or government agencies around the world, while others join academic institutions.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Discovering Earth
  • Dynamic Planet 
  • Science, Society and Data Analysis 
  • Communicating Science 
  • Earth Materials 
  • Field Geology 
  • Earth Processes 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code:068914G 

  • Indonesian Secondary School Leaving Certificate (STTB SMA)


  • All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE)


  • Canadian Matriculation (except Quebec)


  • Chinese Gao Kao


  • Chinese Unified Examinations (UEC)


  • French Baccalauréat


  • GCE or Cambridge Advanced-level Examinations


  • German Abitur


  • Indian School Certificate (CISCE)


  • International Baccalaureate


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 124500 AUD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24


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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