Bachelor of Applied Science - Marine Environment

University of Tasmania

With a natural laboratory on their doorstep, the University of Tasmania provides an ideal base to study for a career in marine research, sustainable resource use and environmental management. This vibrant and contemporary undergraduate degree delivers specialist skills and knowledge as well as a strong foundation in understanding the natural science of the marine environment. Practical skills are delivered alongside theoretical studies to broaden students' experience and give them the edge when it comes to employment.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: AMC Launceston
Institution CRICOS: 00586B

Subjects

  • Marine conservation
  • Fisheries management
  • Aquaculture

Located less than one hour from Melbourne, Tasmania is Australia's most southern state. We're known for our friendly, welcoming people and strong arts culture.

Between 2012 and 2014, the University of Tasmania received national teaching awards in all available categories, including two prestigious Teaching Excellence Awards in 2012 and 2013#. The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 also listed the University of Tasmania amongst the world's top universities in a range of disciplines, with earth and marine sciences ranked in the top 100 in the world. Numerous other disciplines taught at the university have also made the coveted 'Top 400' ranks.

*Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015
#Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching

The university provides a range of services to enhance students' experiences and support academic success. These include:

  • an orientation program to introduce international students to the university and life in Tasmania
  • international student advisers, who provide individual advice on practical, personal and academic matters
  • the Community Friends and Networks Programme (CRNP), offering the chance to join social activities and meet with local community members
  • English language support
  • academic and peer mentoring.

On campus, students can attend cultural events, social functions, religious societies, sporting and social clubs, and access student advice and advocacy groups. There is a diversity of faiths within the university community and a new multi-faith centre provides a meeting place and focus for activities on the Sandy Bay campus. The university also offers student accommodation options both on and off campus.

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