The Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong takes advantage of the diverse NSW South Coast environment, which is an ideal location to undertake specialist marine training. This setting provides substantial fieldwork opportunities in addition to the extensive laboratory-based learning you will undertake during the course.
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Overview

Marine Science is the study of the ocean. Marine scientists look into the biological nature and capacity of oceans, their impact on human society, and the conservation and environmental management of marine and coastal resources and regions. They spend their time observing, defining and experimenting with coastal processes, biodiversity and climate change, as well as using emerging technologies to ensure the sustainable management of these environments.

Why choose this Marine Science (Honours) course offered by the University of Wollongong

  • Working in science requires real-world practical skills and contemporary knowledge. At UOW we're committed to 'enquiry-based learning' that teaches you to constantly seek out knowledge, analyse it and apply it in your chosen profession. We integrate technology into all our learning and teaching to ensure that you graduate equipped to excel in a constantly changing and technologically advanced world. You will participate in practical classes in our purpose-built Sciences Teaching Facility in the Science Precinct of the campus or out in the field, ensuring that you have the skills and knowledge to meet the needs of tomorrow's employers.
  • UOW is expanding its science precinct with world-leading technologies for scientific research and our undergraduate learning is designed to be deeply integrated with cutting-edge research in chemistry, biology, life and earth sciences. Such advances bring disciplines together to tackle the world’s major 21st century challenges. The courses you take are taught by the scientists who are leading researchers. Thus the knowledge and skills that you acquire can be applied to real-world challenges today and in the future.

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
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolution, Biodiversity and Environment
  • Functional Biology of Animals and Plants
  • Chemistry IA: Introductory Physical and General Chemistry
  • Foundation Chemistry: Properties of Matter
  • Planet Earth
  • Earth's Dynamic Surface
  • Molecules, Cells and Organisms
  • Earth's Interconnected Spheres
  • Introductory Geospatial Analysis
  • Chemistry 1B: Structure and Reactivity of Molecules for Life
  • Foundation Chemistry: Reactions and Structures

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. 
  • In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
  • CRICOS: 083556K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32112 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 128448 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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