Bachelor of Animal Ecology
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

This program prepares graduates to contribute to the study, conservation and management of terrestrial or marine animals in the wild or in captivity. Study focuses on animals, their interactions with each other and environmental features and tools to manage animals to ensure sustainability. The emphasis on fieldwork means graduates can blend concepts from global literature with personal experience of diverse regional habitats and fauna. Conventional instruction is supplemented with opportunities to gain experience through the Study Overseas Program, workplace learning or research projects. For more information, visit Bachelor of Animal Ecology at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English; Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; one or more of the sciences
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

82.85

67.95

49.05

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

86.85

70.00

50.00

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

19

<5*

7

7

0

17

N/P#

59

Percentage of all students

32.2%

<5*

11.9%

11.9%

0.0%

28.8%

N/P#

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Private environmental consulting, wildlife management and conservation, environmental monitoring and management, research, wildlife biology, museums.

Membership

Ecological Society of Australia; Environmental Institute of Australia; Australian Mammal Society; Australian Marine Science Association; Society for Conservation Biology; Australian Wildlife Management Society; Australian Physiological Society.

Course Code
013201
Start Date

Offer rounds
,
Fee
CSP/$8016 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast