Bachelor of Environmental Science
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

Be skilled and ready to play your part in a more sustainable future, with UniSQ’s Bachelor of Environmental Science. Choose the major that interests you most, selecting from Climate Science, Ecology and Conservation, Water Science and Wildlife and Pest Management. Become workplace-ready through industry site visits, practical field work and industry placements, as well as involvement in environmental research with UniSQ’s renowned Research Centres. Expand your knowledge and learn about environmental science, ecology, climate, biodiversity conservation, wildlife management and practical aspects of natural resource management, ensuring you’ve got the necessary skills to make a difference. Participate in field studies of vegetation and freshwater ecosystems, wildlife survey and monitoring, and site visits to water resource and renewable energy facilities to ensure practical skills are integrated alongside theoretical learning.

Note

This program has a highly recommended residential school.

Majors

Climate science; ecology and conservation; water science; wildlife and pest management.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.

Prerequisites

General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Assumed knowledge

English

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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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

<5*

0

0

0

0

0

0

<5*

Percentage of all students

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

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

Career opportunities

Graduates will be ready for employment in resources/mining industries, government departments and agencies, local councils, consultancy, national parks, universities, defence organisations, CSIRO, Australia Bureau of Meteorology and other organisations contributing to sustainable utilisation and management of our natural resources.
Depending on their chosen major, graduates may find employment within careers such as climate scientist, climate policy consultant, a climatologist, climate policy analyst, environmental officer, conservation biologist, biosecurity officer, environmental consultant, ranger, pest control officer, wildlife ecologist, wildlife scientist, hydrologist, water scientists, water modeller, or choose to work as Science Teachers (with further study) or Science Journalists.

Course Code
906441
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
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
Darling Downs & South West QLD