Bachelor of Environmental Science
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

Students learn to become skilled environmental professionals and manage human interaction with the natural environment. The program develops the scientific base needed to make judgements on the conservation and use of Australia’s natural ecosystems and resources. Courses examine the connection between organisms and their environment, both natural and artificial. Students explore natural and human-managed environments and gain skills in environmental management, planning and restoration, managed ecosystems and marine science. Students gain practical skills through field trips and an opportunity to undertake an unpaid professional placement. For more information, visit Bachelor of Environmental Science 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; at least one of the sciences (preferably Chemistry)
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

95.45

73.70

58.60

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.45

78.05

58.60

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

16

<5*

<5*

9

0

<5*

0

34

Percentage of all students

47.1%

<5*

<5*

26.5%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Environmental management and protection, parks and wildlife, resource management, waste and pollution control, catchment management agencies, local councils, environmental consultancies.

Membership

Australian Network for Plant Conservation; Australian Water Association; Ecological Society of Australia; Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand; Australian Marine Sciences Association.

Course Code
013011
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$10494 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Primary industries and environment
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast