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The Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science from University of Tasmania gives you the skills and knowledge for a career in the exciting, growing, and globally critical marine, fisheries, aquaculture, and Antarctic sectors 

When you study with us, you’ll be learning on the edge of one of the world’s greatest natural laboratories, alongside internationally renowned experts. 

Tasmania’s island location is the international gateway to Antarctica, home to thriving fisheries and acquaculture industries, and our diverse marine habitats makes us truly one of the best places to study in the world. 

The skills and knowledge you gain in this degree could see you making a real impact on practices, processes and policies on a local, national or worldwide scale.

This degree gives you a broad foundation in the study of temperate marine, Antarctic, and Southern Ocean science. 

We also offer specialist majors that other universities reserve for post graduate study, giving you breadth and depth of specialist knowledge. 

Group work, projects and field trips provide extra challenges, and you have significant opportunities to engage with industry, and work alongside world-class researchers.


Graduates from this course will be highly sought-after in a range of fields of this thriving sector, including in marine and freshwater research, oceanography, fisheries and climate research, environmental conservation, environmental governance and management and policy.

The skills and knowledge you learn could see you have a real impact on practices, processes and policies on a local, national or worldwide scale, and we have graduates working around the globe in a variety of positions and organisations.

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


  • Marine and Antarctic Governance 
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Resource Management
  • Physical Oceanography 
  • Sustainable Aquaculture

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 081797J

  • 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

    39288 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 117881 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.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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