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undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Science (Marine Science)

Course code: #742

undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Science (Marine Science)

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $31,728 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

  • CRICOS code

    003283D

Highlights
Professional Practice

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Fall-February 24-December-2021 2021-12-24
Spring-July 12-June-2022 2022-06-12
Fall-February 24-December-2022 2022-12-24
Spring-July 12-June-2023 2023-06-12

Overview

Bachelor of Science (Marine Science)

Join one of humanity’s greatest collective endeavours when you study a degree in science at UOW. 

You will work with interdisciplinary teams to explore creative solutions for our world's biggest issues. You will learn about the science that underpins and advances societies globally.

How can scientific and technological advances increase the quality of our lives and guide our care of Earth’s complex systems? How does the scientific community respond to societal needs, natural hazards and global challenges?

On completion, you will be able to answer these questions and more as you enter this expansive and rewarding field.

What you will study

You'll benefit by learning from recognised and passionate leaders in this academically rigorous field.

You will learn the core fundamentals of science across practical and theoretical subjects in the first year of your degree before deciding which major/minor disciplines to focus on from the second year. 

You will complete extensive professional experience throughout your degree, which allows you to learn by observation and apply your skills in the lab. 

Throughout this degree, you will gain hands-on experience and make meaningful professional connections across the broader scientific community.

This degree

Marine science is the study of the ocean. 

Marine scientists look into the biological nature and capacity of oceans, their impact on human society, and the conservation and environmental management of marine and coastal resources and regions. 

They spend their time observing, defining and experimenting with coastal processes, biodiversity and climate change, as well as using emerging technologies to ensure the sustainable management of these environments.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$44,728

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,344
Accommodation 1 bed room $13,000
Tuition 1 person $31,728

Hourly wage

Min wage

23.23 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 48 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
17
listening
18
writing
17
speaking
18
reading

PTE

54
47
listening
54
writing
47
speaking
54
reading

Cambridge

169
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Alternative English Tests

Due to the current impacts of COVID-19 on in-person testing centres, UOW is accepting Alternative English tests for 2022 intakes.
The requirements for accepting these tests are:

  1. If standard testing is available in your country, you must use one of these tests
  2. If the standard tests are not available (or only partially available) in your country due to COVID-19 restrictions, UOW will accept
    1. Online IELTS Indicator or
    2. Online TOEFL IBT at Home
    3. PTE Academic Online

If you do not already meet the English requirements for your chosen course, you can complete an English course at UOW College Australia. UOW also recognises English language courses offered by some other colleges in Sydney.

A guide to the length of English course you may need to study is provided below. Please note that this table should only be considered a guide. Lower scores in Writing may mean that you'll need to study English for longer.

Score at time of applicationEstimated time required to reach IELTS entry score (weeks)
IELTSTOEFL5.05.56.06.57.0
6.586    12
6.070  6*1218
5.554 6#121824
5.040 12182430
4.5 1218243036
4.0 1824303642
3.5 2430364248
3.0 3036424848+

* for students with 6.0 overall, but 5.5 in either reading or writing
# for students with 5.5 overall, but less than 5.0 in reading or writing 


Academic background and requirement

Entry requirements for some countries:

China:

  • Gao Kao : 60%
  • Senior High School Year 3 : 80%

India:

  • ICSE, CBSE & specified states : 65%
  • Other State Boards: 70%

Iran:

  • Pre-University Certificate: 14

Academic Pathways:

Foundation Studies is a university preparation course specifically designed for international students who have not completed secondary schooling, or who have not met the direct entry requirements for a UOW Bachelor degree. 

The course involves a stream of subjects relevant to your chosen UOW degree. When you enrol in the program, you will be allocated to a relevant stream of study. 

You will develop study skills and habits, including time management, essay writing, group work and presentation skills; and become familiar with the academic standards and expectations at university. 

Successful completion of Foundation Studies provides guaranteed entry to most UOW undergraduate Bachelor degrees.  

Career opportunities

  • Aquaculturist
  • Coastal Zone Manager
  • Fisheries Scientist
  • Marine Ecologist
  • Museum and Aquarium Administrator

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