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Bachelor of Science (Earth and Environmental Systems)
Southern Cross University - Lismore

Course outline

The Bachelor of Science (Earth and Environmental 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 Earth and Environmental Systems specialisation develops skills and understanding of environmental science and management. Specialist units cover ecology, ecosystem regeneration, biogeochemistry, modelling and resource management (including water, catchments and waste/resources in the circular economy). Students may choose from a range of elective units, including ecological economics, wildlife conservation, and protected area management. 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.

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, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Specialisations

Earth and Environmental Systems

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2023 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, 2023

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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2023 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities in Earth and Environmental Systems include national park and protected area management, environmental protection, waste management, environmental impact assessment and monitoring, environmental education and interpretation, ecotourism, land/river/coast care programs and in environmental science research.

Course Code
051811
Start Date
Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024

Fee
CSP/$8,296 (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
 
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