Bachelor of Environmental Science

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

Environmental scientists help businesses and governments understand and make informed decisions about how to preserve natural ecosystems and resources, and how to balance the needs of humans and natural world. In this program you'll learn about plant ecology, chemistry, hydrology, soil rehabilitation, climate change, coastal studies, geospatial sciences and conservation and restoration. Study the interaction between natural and human-managed environments and develop skills in environmental monitoring and advanced research methods.

Structure

  • 24 subjects: 16 core subjects
  • 1 minor (4 subjects)
  • and 4 elective subjects.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Year 12 English, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths, and at least one science subject (preferably Chemistry) are recommended.

Recognition

This program qualifies you for associate membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ). Other memberships include the Australian Network for Plant Conservation; Australian Water Association; Ecological Society of Australia; and Australian Marine Sciences Association.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
USC Moreton Bay International: $84,000
  • ATAR: 55
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
USC Sunshine Coast International: $84,000
  • ATAR: 55
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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