Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program is an internationally accredited course that promotes an interdisciplinary approach to studying the marine environment. It incorporates key elements of marine biology, oceanography, marine geoscience and environmental management to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills applicable to a wide range of marine specialities. Students can tailor their degrees to match their interests and career aspirations by selecting specialist subjects and/or minors.
72 credit points. Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit points of level 3 subjects.
- Marine science
Standard entry requirements
Year 12 or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: English (Units 3/4,C), mathematical methods (Units 3/4,C), chemistry (Units 3/4,C). Recommended: At least one of biology, Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, Marine Science, specialist maths or physics (Units 3/4,C). Students without chemistry (Units 3/4,C) or mathematical methods (Units 3/4,C) must take chemistry and/or mathematics preparatory subjects in Year 1.
Institute of Marine Science, Engineering and Technology; Australian Marine Sciences Association; Australian Coral Reef Society
Honours is offered to students who meet the stated criteria, available on a full or part-time basis.
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International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.