Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Integrate environmental science with conservation and rehabilitation ecosystem management to provide solutions for human impacts threatening our ecology, wildlife, water and climate.
This program consists of 360 credit points. Students will undertake a mix of theoretical and practical courses, consisting of four 15-credit point courses per semester. Students will complete 18 core courses, and 4 Environmental and Conservation Science elective courses from the Landscape Ecology, Climate and Water, Animal Management or Rehabilitation and Restoration streams, and 2 general electives.
- Landscape ecology
- Climate and water
- Animal Management
- Rehabilitation and Restoration
Standard entry requirements
Entry requirements (year 12)Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students and recent secondary graduates (the past 2 years)PrerequisitesUnits 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English;Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in one of any Mathematics or any ScienceThis course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations.Guaranteed ATARThis program has a guaranteed ATAR.If you meet the program pre-requisites and any ‘Essential Requirements for Admission’, we will guarantee you a place in this program with this ATAR. We use the adjusted ATAR, factoring in subject adjustments and SEAS as detailed below.Subject AdjustmentsA study score of 35 in Biology, Chemistry or Physicsequals 3 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 5 points.SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme)Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special Entry Access Schemes (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application.Entry requirements (non year 12)Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education StudyThis course uses the applicants’ entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.Compulsory: Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST).Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training studyThis course uses the applicants’ entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.Compulsory: Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher.Admission criteria for applications with work and life experienceApplicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies will not be eligible for entry into this program. Applicants in this category should consider a pathway program such as Foundation Access Studies (FAST) Program.
Staff maintain a close working relationship with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), Victoria, and carry out a wide range of research and consultancy activities for other bodies such as Parks Victoria, VicRoads, Landcare groups, Catchment Management Authorities and private organisations.
Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies relevant to this degree. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications. Candidates seeking alternate entry to the Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science can consider the following options; 1. Apply for the Diploma of Conservation and Land Management, and on successful completion apply for the Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science with up to 1 year of credit. 2. Foundation Access Studies (FAST) program- designed to provide you an alternate entry into tertiary study. On successful completion of FAST, students can apply for the Bachelor of Environmental and Conservation Science for the next semester. Students can progress to the Bachelor of Science (Honours) as a prelude to a higher degree in research or a professional qualification.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Gippsland (Churchill)||International: $85,800||No|
|Mount Helen (Ballarat)||International: $85,800||No|
This program is available via Online Learning, in combination with one to two weeks (depending on the program) of compulsory on-campus laboratory sessions. These lab sessions are held in semester one and semester two in each year of the program. Students will also be required to complete examinations either on-campus, or at an approved remote exam location in their region, under supervision. You may apply for the Industry Placement Program (IPP) which offers up to 26 weeks of industry based experience. IPP students receive a scholarship payment of up to $15,000. Further information: study.federation.edu.au