Undergraduate Certificate in Animal Ecology
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

Learn about animals and turn your love of nature into a meaningful career. In this program, 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. You will study a wide range of marine and terrestrial wildlife, including sharks, snakes, birds, turtles
and whales. For more information, visit Undergraduate Certificate in Animal Ecology at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

On successful completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Animal Ecology, and subject to meeting all other entry criteria, you may receive up to 48 units of credit towards UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s Bachelor of Animal
Ecology program.

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
Year 12 English and one of more of the Sciences (e.g. 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

No reportable data.

Career opportunities

Subject to completion of a three year Bachelor of Animal Ecology program, career opportunities will be available across a range of areas both in Australia and internationally, including: animal ecology specialists in private environmental consulting; researchers; research assistants and managers in Government and non-governmental agencies; rangers and managers in wildlife management and conservation organisations; practitioners in environmental monitoring and management; collectors and curators in museums; environmental educators; specialist ecotourism guides; and researchers and lecturers at universities.

Course Code
013709
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$4008 (1st year contribution)
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1/2 years Full time or 1 year Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast