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Bachelor of Science (Marine Systems)
Southern Cross University - National Marine Science Centre, Coffs Harbour

Course outline

The Bachelor of Science (Marine 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 Marine Systems specialisation builds on introductory earth systems knowledge with units at our National Marine Science Centre. These cover oceanography, marine ecology, fish and aquaculture, reefs, fisheries and marine parks management. Elective units include marine megafauna, ocean change biology, drone technology and spacial analysis, and coastal fluvial hydrodynamics. 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

Marine 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, 2024
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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.

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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities in Marine Systems include marine park management, fisheries and aquaculture, reef restoration, marine monitoring, marine-based tourism, marine consulting, or marine science research.

Course Code
051951
Start Date
Offer rounds

16 Jan 2025

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
Mid North Coast NSW
 
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