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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Conservation Biology

Course code: #M04

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Conservation Biology

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $35,600 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    4 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    106397D

Options
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 04-February-2022 2022-02-04
Winter-July 30-June-2022 2022-06-30
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-July 30-June-2023 2023-06-30

Overview

Bachelor of Science - Conservation Biology

Focuses on knowledge and skills required for the study and management of biodiversity.

Students develop the ability to analyse complex interplays between humans and the natural world, and devise approaches to important conservation issues.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical conservation biology situations.
  2. Analyse experimental and field data using approaches in conservation biology.
  3. Formulate hypotheses, design and undertake experiments to generate solutions to conservation biology problems.
  4. Synthesise relevant information from multiple sources using digital technologies.
  5. Communicate disciplinary knowledge and values in professional and public contexts.
  6. Incorporate diverse perspectives into scientific practice, applying a global outlook and including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural perspectives.
  7. Work collaboratively with others, encompassing social, sustainable and ethical values into scientific practice.
  8. Apply own learning to professional practice.

Work Experience option

Students have the opportunity to seek a semester long Work Integrated Learning placement with an industry partner relevant to the Science and Mathematics discipline.

Attendance requirements

Students are required to complete a placement which is equivalent to one semester of full-time study, or approximately 450 hours. 

Whilst attendance is negotiated with the WIL host organisation, typically students will be expected to attend 5 days a week for 12 weeks.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$44,300

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $5,544
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,700
Tuition 1 person $35,600

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

70
17
listening
17
writing
17
speaking
17
reading

PTE

52
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

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

The Academic English Program (AEP) is designed for students who plan to study at an Australian university or who are interested in developing academic reading, writing, listening and communication skills. 

It is taught in 10 week terms, with start dates approximately every five weeks.

It is designed to improve your English and study skills, enabling you to be successful in your diploma and PQP courses at ECC as well as under or postgraduate programs at ECU. 

No further English testing is required (except for Nursing and other higher English course requirements). Therefore, with a minimum of 65%, you are able to graduate to the next AEP level or your designated course.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their English language proficiency before they enter an ECC program.

English language proficiency can be determined by submitting evidence of Year 12 studies or IELTS Test scores, or Pearson English Test scores or equivalent as shown in the table below.

                                                                                             Undergraduate English package guide
Entry requirements (IELTS Score)Duration
IELTS 4.0AE 1 - 10 weeks
IELTS 4.5AE 2 - 10 weeks
IELTS 5.0AE 3 - 10 weeks
IELTS 5.5AE 4 - 10 weeks

Academic background and requirement

There is no formal prerequisite for this course.

China

National College Entrance Exam (Gao Kao) OR

Successful completion of one year of tertiary study           A minimum of 65.6% of the overall score

India:

Higher Secondary Certificate or equivalent   65%

Iran: 

High School Diploma and Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe)  12/20

Career opportunities

  • Biodiversity Manager,
  • Botanist,
  • Conservation Biologist,
  • Environmental Consultant,
  • Wildlife Conservation Worker,
  • Environmental Educator,
  • Sanctuary Manager,
  • Natural Resource Officer,
  • Biologist,
  • Bushland Supervisor,
  • Environmental Management Officer,
  • Zoologist

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