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If you want to help create a more sustainable future, Murdoch University's Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) course is for you. You'll explore the links between air, land, water, biology and human society, focusing on managing natural resources and mitigating the negative impacts we've had on the natural world.
You'll gain an understanding of physical and biological environments, recognise the impact of human activities on the natural environment and learn how to create sustainable ecosystems.
Designed for maximum flexibility, this course is available for study either on campus or online (although some components of the course will require on-campus attendance).
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
It is highly desirable for students to have undertaken WACE Chemistry 3A/3C and Mathematics 2C/2D.
If you don't meet any of these academic entry requirements, Murdoch University offers several pathways, including the FlexiTrack university preparation program, to help you qualify for this course.
All students must satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English Language.
In this environmental science course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus your choice of general elective units.
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) from Murdoch University.
This qualification allows you to pursue employment options in the environmental science sector, working within organisations, government bodies and research organisations or providing consultancy services.
Curious about where a career in environmental could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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