Course code: #ST01
These are mandatory and all come with course.
The Earth is a fantastic place, and for an earth scientist, it offers a unique natural laboratory that covers space and time.
Earth science is a multidisciplinary science that applies chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics tools to understand earth processes, decipher its past and predict its future.
Earth scientists work to monitor changes in the Earth’s environment and suggest solutions to problems.
They study natural hazards to prevent loss of life and reduce property damage.
Earth scientists play critical roles in the search for fuels and minerals.
Climate change, earthquakes and geothermal energy are just a few issues requiring knowledge of earth science.
Earth science (also known as Geoscience) at QUT blends the traditional fields of geology, physical geography and oceanography/ hydrology.
Geology describes the rocky parts of the Earth’s crust (or lithosphere) and its development.
Physical geography, which studies the Earth’s surface, includes Geo-morphology, soil science and bio-geoscience.
The marine and freshwater parts of the Earth define the fields of oceanography and hydrology.
Gain hands-on, practical skills and field experience using real-world examples and materials.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,684|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||0|
If you need to improve your English language score, The English language programs are designed to help you improve your English, meet the English language requirements for your desired degree program, and prepare for an IELTS test.
|General English (5 - 45 weeks)||-||-||-||5 - 45||Academic Purposes programs (EAP 1 or EAP 2)|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 Extended|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 Standard|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 Extended|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 Standard|
|English for Academic Purposes 3 Extended|
|15||undergraduate and postgraduate QUT courses require a minimum IELTS overall score of 7.0 and no sub-score less than 6.5.|
|English for Academic Purposes 3 Standard|
|10||undergraduate and postgraduate QUT courses require a minimum IELTS overall score of 7.0 and no sub-score less than 6.5.|
High school Year 12 (or equivalent)
When you have completed this course and met the faculty progression requirements, you will be guaranteed a place in the first year of your chosen bachelor's degree.
There are four foundation streams to choose from, each with 4 units.
You will be allocated to the streams based on your selected Bachelor's degree course and progression requirements (i.e. degree course pre-requisites).
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