Diploma in Animal Ecology
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Fraser Coast

Course outline

Learn about animals and turn your love of nature into a meaningful career. In this one-year diploma, you’ll study animals in their natural habitats to better understand how we can protect their future. You will learn about biodiversity, conservation, human-animal interactions, and the impacts of a changing environment and study a wide range of marine and terrestrial wildlife, including sharks, snakes, birds, turtles and whales. Develop your skills and knowledge to work in ecotourism, in entry-level roles within Government and non-government wildlife management and conservation organisations, or as an environmental educator. On successful completion of the Diploma in Animal Ecology, and subject to meeting all other entry criteria, you may receive up to 96 units of credit towards UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s Bachelor of Animal Ecology. For more information, visit Diploma in 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 and one or more of the Sciences preferably Biology
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.

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

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Ecotourism, entry-level roles within Government and non-government wildlife management and conservation organisations, or as an environmental educator.

Course Code
019601
Start Date

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

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time

Location
Wide Bay/Burnett