Our Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours degree has been developed to provide students with advanced knowledge and scientific training in a specialised area of marine or Antarctic science.
Students will be trained in research methodology as preparation for employment in a research organisation or for postgraduate study in Masters or PhD programs; and to equip them with knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for employment in many industries.
The degree is fully equivalent to an honours degree with any other University School and satisfies the usual eligibility requirements for research higher degrees and postgraduate scholarships.
Available specialisations in Antarctic and Southern Ocean matters include: biological sciences, physical sciences, chemical sciences, marine geosciences, law and policy, international relations, environmental management, and polar technology.
This course specifically aims to equip students with knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for employment in translation of science research into practice, management and policy in government and industry. Specialisations offered are: Aquaculture, Fisheries Management and Marine Conservation.
The course also provides an entry point to a research higher degree for students who have graduated from the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) or other science-based degrees this and other approved institutions.