• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Bachelor of Marine Biology course at theUniversity of Technology Sydney gives students a thorough understanding of life in marine and aquatic environments, acquisition of skills to study them and the ability to detect and assess detrimental effects on marine environments such as climate change, pollution, remediation and human resource use. 

Students learn these skills and concepts through a combination of theory, field and laboratory experiences. Field trips undertaken in the later part of this course are particularly valued for the opportunities to practice the theory, knowledge and learn through experiencing the environment firsthand.

Careers

Career options include positions in fisheries, national parks and wildlife, environmental protection, infrastructure, natural resources and planning both in government and industries. 

Graduates are also employed by local councils as environmental officers, in resource industries and consulting firms as research officers, CSIRO, universities and as teachers at schools.

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
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • The Biosphere
  • Statistical Design and Analysis
  • Biocomplexity
  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Physical Aspects of Nature
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Marine Geosciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 079735G

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • The English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    824 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 824 AUD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 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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