Bachelor of Environmental Science
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

Help businesses and governments understand and make informed decisions about preserving natural ecosystems and resources, balancing the needs of humans and nature. Learn about plant ecology, chemistry, hydrology, soil rehabilitation, climate change, coastal studies, geospatial sciences and conservation and restoration. You’ll study the interaction between natural and human-managed environments and develop skills in environmental monitoring and advanced research methods.

In this program you will develop skills in advanced research methods and use spatial analysis and drones to gain industry-ready skills and you learn to solve complex environmental problems. You can choose an area of interest from options including Environmental Management, Sustainability and more. For more information, visit Bachelor of Environmental Science 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; Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one of the sciences (preferably Chemistry)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

93.70

82.00

68.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.70

84.00

71.70

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, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

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

Career opportunities

Environmental management and protection, parks and wildlife, resource management, waste and pollution control, catchment management agencies, local councils, environmental consultancies.

Membership

Australian Network for Plant Conservation; Australian Water Association; Ecological Society of Australia; Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand; Australian Marine Sciences Association.

Course Code
013011
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$10861 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Primary industries and environment
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast