Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science
University of Tasmania
University of Tasmania
The University of Tasmania (UTAS) was established in 1890, making it the fourth oldest university in Australia – a true ‘sandstone’ university.
Today, UTAS has more than 29,000 students and is ranked in the top 3% of universities world-wide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012).
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
|Campus||ATAR Cutoff||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Hobart||65.00^||No||Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
Year 12 or equivalent
This program brings together the Bachelor of Antarctic Science and Bachelor of Marine Science into a single award. It is arranged around three areas: Marine Biology, Policy and Governance and Physical Sciences.
Subjects you can Study
Chemistry; Geology; GIS and remote sensing; Marine and Antarctic governance; Modelling and technology; Physical oceanography; Physics
^ Shows the minimum tertiary entrance ranking needed by Australian school leavers to get into each CSP-based course. Cut-offs are not determined in advance. Course data and cut-off scores published on Good Universities Guide are indicative of the 2016 academic year.
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
- Full-time internal = 3 years
- Part-time internal = 7 years
Year 12 or equivalent
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Life after Study
Where are graduates that studied Sciences at University of Tasmania?
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Chemists study the physical and chemical properties of materials to determine their composition. They use this information to develop new materials and products, to devise more efficient processes for making materials and to increase scientific knowledge. Chemists should not be confused with pharmacists (see separate entry for Pharmacist).
Geologists study the nature, composition and structure of the earth to locate materials and minerals, and to increase scientific knowledge. They also advise on the extraction of minerals, as well as on environmental protection, the rehabilitation of land after mining and on civil engineering projects.
Marine biologists study the origin, structure, functions and behaviour of all forms of life in the sea and connected estuaries, rivers and lakes, as well as their relationships with each other and how they are affected by environmental factors.
Physicists study the behaviour of the physical world at the most basic level and find practical ways to apply new knowledge gained from their research in areas of science and technology.
Physicists are usually identified within three broad roles:
- theoretical physicists, who develop theories or models of how particular aspects of the world work
- experimental physicists, who test these theories, determining their limits and suggesting new approaches to them
- applied physicists, who apply these findings in practical settings, such as within industry and through the introduction of new technology.
There is interaction between all three roles and physicists generally have skills in each of these areas.
About University of Tasmania
With a commitment to excellence in learning and teaching, and a curriculum focused on global knowledge, skills and perspective, UTAS received more teaching awards than any other Australian university in 2012 (Australian Government Office of Learning and Teaching).
UTAS offers over 100 undergraduate degrees in traditional and specialised disciplines, plus an extensive range of postgraduate programs tailored to meet industry needs. Students have access to a generous scholarship program, student accommodation and lecturers who are leaders in their field.
UTAS is known for its distinctive programs and strong research capabilities in the areas of science, engineering and technology; maritime studies; Antarctic and marine sciences, business; law; education; humanities and social sciences; creative arts; and health sciences and medical research.
UTAS offers a comprehensive range of study options at undergraduate, postgraduate and Higher Degree by Research levels, and consistently rates highly for student-to-teacher ratios, internationalisation and research.
Our campuses in Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast and Sydney offer beautiful and convenient locations for an ideal learning experience.
Excellence in learning and teaching
In 2012, UTAS was the number one university in Australia for teaching excellence, receiving more teaching awards than any other university. With a curriculum focused on developing multidisciplinary knowledge and skills, as well as global perspective and social responsibility, UTAS graduates are equipped and inspired to respond to opportunities and challenges in an ever changing world. UTAS provides exceptional facilities, an enviable campus lifestyle and an international reputation for excellence, which means a degree from UTAS is globally recognised.
Excellence in research
UTAS is committed to the creation and dissemination of knowledge, with research activity and expertise that is recognised globally. In 2012, the University was ranked in the top 10 research universities in Australia and in the top 3% of universities worldwide. With a focus on research leadership, UTAS provides a dynamic environment for students wishing to pursue a research career, with ready access to academics who are leaders in their fields.
A focus on the individual
UTAS is a medium-sized university (with over 29,000 students) that provides students with the benefits of smaller classes, personalised attention and ready access to lecturers and tutors for advice and support. In the 2013 Good Universities’ Guide, UTAS was given a 5 Star rating for staff-to-student ratios, placing it amongst the best in the country.
Our lecturers have real-world experience in the subjects they teach. We have strong connections with local and national industry to offer practical learning and research opportunities. A number of our degrees include compulsory practical placements, while others offer students opportunities for corporate internships. Our state-of-the-art facilities are available for students at all levels of their tertiary education including everything from laboratories to simulation centres and training vessels.
Scholarships and affordability
UTAS offers a range of generous scholarship schemes for both Australian and international students. Tuition fees for international students are affordable and domestic students benefit from Commonwealth Supported Places. Tasmanian cities have a lower cost of living than most other regions in Australia, which allows for an enjoyable student lifestyle.
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