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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Bachelor of Environmental Science - 791AA

If you have a passion for wildlife and conservation and are keen for a career outdoors, the Bachelor of Environmental Science will see you playing an active part in caring for the environment now and into the future. The degree lets you explore a wide variety of areas including but not limited to: applied ecology, ecological conservation, vegetation and wildlife management, reserve management, coastal marine science, sustainability, land care and land management.

You’ll benefit from studying in our nation’s capital; the central focus of environmental issues in Australia, and will have access to UC’s world-class laboratories for eco-chemistry, fresh water ecology, wildlife genetics and biodiversity. The faculty has strong partnership links with government and natural resource management organisations, as well as UC’s Institute for Applied Ecology (IAE), which has a reputation for providing high quality research with an applied focus to solve environmental problems.

Study a Bachelor of Environmental Science at UC and you will:

  • join one of the most well-respected programs in the country
  • explore both international and Australian environmental issues
  • gain knowledge in applied research and teaching to become work-ready for a professional setting.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
10 Days
Provisional/ unconditional offer
20 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

  • Environmental scientist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental chemist
  • Environmental manager
  • Environmental protection officer
  • Educator
  • Geologist
  • Geochemist
  • Geographic information system officer
  • Invasive species officer
  • Natural resource manager
  • Park ranger
  • Research scientist
  • Sustainability officer
  • Water scientist
  • Waterways planner

PSW Opportunity

Major Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates

Cities and major regional centres

  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
  • Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
  • Hobart

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an 
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)

Regional centres and other regional areas

All other locations 
(list of cities)

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa 
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.


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