Bachelor of Science (Forestry Systems)
Southern Cross University - Lismore

Course outline

The Bachelor of Science (Forestry Systems) provides a strong foundation in science, including field and laboratory experimentation and analytical techniques, as well as socioecological systems, management and critical thinking. The Forestry Systems specialisation covers the vital role forests play in natural and managed systems, including native forest silviculture, fire ecology and management, planted trees and forests, wood science and utilisation, forest operations and technology. Elective units include modelling natural systems, plant and disease management, agriculture and forest value chains, and plant biology. This degree is characterised by a high level of practical and field experience, making the most of our easy access to a variety of subtropical terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystems. This course can also be studied online. Some units require attendance at on-campus workshops. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Science at Southern Cross University.

Note

Some units may only be available to study online or at specific locations and some include compulsory residential workshops.

Majors

Forestry systems

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for Southern Cross University and for this course, refer to Southern Cross University website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
Biology and/or Chemistry; Geography; Mathematical Methods
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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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

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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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities in Forestry Systems include production, conservation and restoration forestry, plantation establishment and management; native forest management, fire prevention and control, forest resource assessment, policy development, pest and disease management, agroforestry and farm forestry advisory services.

Course Code
051411
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
Richmond Tweed