Bachelor of Science (Ecotourism)

The University of Adelaide

Global energy demands are increasing annually, highlighting the critical importance of energy resources for future sustainability. The Bachelor of Science (Energy Geoscience) is for students interested in the areas of science that relate to Earth's energy resources, including conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons, water, geothermal and uranium exploration for nuclear power. This program provides graduates with specific knowledge and skill sets to investigate the nature, origin, distribution, discovery and exploitation of these energy resources that are increasingly required for successful careers in this industry. A feature of the program includes extensive fieldwork and practical investigations.

Course Fee:

International: $115,500

Entry Requirements:

Domestic students: SACE Stage 2: any two Science subjects chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Studies, Physics, Agriculture and Horticulture, Agricultural and Horticultural Science, Nutrition, Scientific Studies or Specialist Mathematics (NB: only one Mathematics subject may be counted). IB: two Science subjects (minimum grade 4 for SL, 3 for HL); or, one Science subject plus Mathematics (minimum grade 4 for SL, 3 for HL)


The Bachelor of Science (Energy Geoscience) focuses primarily on the geological concepts of energy exploration. The program offers a unique combination of fundamental geology and energy geoscience through specialist core courses. At level 2, students will be offered an opportunity to undertake a semester of study abroad at a chosen international UA Strategic partner institution. At level 3, students undertake a Capstone Industry Research Project, mentored by industry experts, involving research with real industry samples and datasets. In addition to approved Level 1, 2 and 3 electives, students must also complete broadening electives chosen from outside of the major area of study.

Subjects you can Study:

Energy geoscience

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Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 3 years
North Terrace No info Yes Part time 6 years

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