Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program is directly integrated to the protection and conservation of our regional, rural and national environment. It provides for high quality graduates with a strong scientific understanding of local to global environmental issues and their management. The program offers a wide range of flexible and personal learning opportunities to develop advanced scientific knowledge and field and laboratory skills related to ecological conservation, air, land, water, plant and wildlife management and protection. Students will engage and work with environmental practitioners, industry and regulators to solve the problems of today with innovative solutions whilst gaining the core attributes to be job ready in a wide range of careers. Local and international field trips give valuable hands on experience.
144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including core units, and a choice to complete either a General Program of Study or specialisation in one of four Majors.
- Conservation Ecology
- Natural Resources Management
- Remediation and Restoration
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed knowledge is dependant on degree subjects chosen
- Any two units of English, Chemistry, Mathematics
- Recommended: Biology. For students without the recommended background knowledge, the School offers introductory units in Chemistry and Mathematics.
Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to an honours year. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.
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