Bachelor of Environmental Science
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Learn how to describe, check and predict environmental processes. Examine the effect of human activity on physical and biological environments. Combine your scientific skills with knowledge of the legal, political and social aspects of environmental management. Undertake extensive practical, field and research experiences to develop your skills to deliver a range of environmental strategies, solutions and programs. You will learn strategies to improve sustainability, manage ecosystems, preserve global biodiversity, and secure clean water and food. For more information, visit Bachelor of Environmental Science (Hons) at UQ.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Earth and Environmental Science (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Agricultural Science or Biology (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
84.00
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

99.45

94.70

84.10

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

95.10

85.00

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

N/P#

<5*

0

19

0

0

0

29

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

0.0%

65.5%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

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

Be employed as an environmental monitor, impact assessor and manager, natural resource manager, national parks and wildlife conservationist, policy adviser, and a teaching and research scientist.

Course Code
738001
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$7830 (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
Brisbane