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Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Environment & Sustainability)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Environment & Sustainability) (BSCH)
CRICOS: 043510M

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Jan, May, Sep

Overview

  • At UniSQ, the Bachelor of Science (Honours) allows you to dive deep into an area you’re passionate about. It's your chance to play a pivotal role in research on topics or issues that matter to you most, fostering critical thinking and problem solving and opening doors to a career that makes a difference.   
  • You will be guided by renowned academics and professionals in three core courses where you will carry out original scientific research, evaluate real-world practical problems and the limitations these place on progress in science, and you will learn to critically evaluate scientific literature.  
  • You will also participate in research teams, be introduced to advanced experimental and literature research methods, and have opportunities to make contact with the wider scientific community in the local region, elsewhere in Australia and overseas. 
  • Under this research specialisation, you will be able to select from the following project topics:  

- Wildlife management 
- Animal Science
- Biology 

Further study

Successful completion of honours will qualify you for entry into postgraduate programs, including masters and PhD studies.

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Career outcomes

  • Our graduates find work as climatologists, climate scientists, climate policy analysts, agricultural scientists, conservation and biodiversity managers, environmental consultants, ecologists, environmental scientists and natural resource managers.
  • Industries and employers you may find yourself working for include the resources/mining industries, national parks, universities, defence organisations, CSIRO, state and federal government departments, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and many other organisations contributing to sustainable utilisation and management of our natural resources. 

Entry requirements

  • 3-year bachelor degree, or equivalent, in the area of Honours study from a recognised institution, with a minimum GPA of 5.0 (credit).
  • Candidates must have both supervisory and honours committee approval prior to enrolment.

Satisfaction of admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, don’t worry, there are pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units.

Courses to be studied Units
3 x core courses 6
Specialised courses 2
Total 8

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for an example of courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 34800
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 34800

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

CRICOS: 043510M

Intakes

You can select to start your study in Trimester 1, 2 or 3.

Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August
Trimester 3, 2024 Monday 26 August Monday 2 September Friday 6 December 

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