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.
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.
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.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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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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Ecotourism, entry-level roles within Government and non-government wildlife management and conservation organisations, or as an environmental educator.
1 year Full time or 2 years Part time