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BSc

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full-time, part-time

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AUD 29040 per year

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About Bachelor of Science (Ecology) at Western Sydney University

We live in a society where environmental problems dominate public debate. Ecology is one of the sciences required to find solutions to such problems: terms and ideas that came originally from ecology are used in public discussions, and in legislation.

Science at Western

This degree introduces you to Ecology: what is studied, how it is studied, and what are its strengths and limitations. Current ecological thinking will be covered, from the scale of individual organisms, through populations, and up to communities and ecosystems. Methods of study will be highlighted using evidence from molecular ecology through to field investigations.

Your career

As a science graduate in ecology, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Science-based work in industry
  • Research
  • Laboratory worker in industry and government
  • Forensics
  • Medical laboratories and technical management
  • Scientific instrumentation
  • Secondary teaching (with further study)

Campus Information

Hawkesbury

ATAR: NEW

UAC CODE: 728173

COURSE CODE: 3754

CRICOS CODE: 041144M

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 29040 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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