Undergraduate Certificate in Animal Ecology - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Undergraduate Certificate in Animal Ecology

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Learn about animals and turn your love of nature into a meaningful career. In this program, you’ll study animals in their natural habitats to better understand how we can protect their future. You will learn about biodiversity, conservation, human-animal interactions, and the impacts of a changing environment. You will study a wide range of marine and terrestrial wildlife, including sharks, snakes, birds, turtles and whales.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
USC program code
SC012
Commence
Semester 1 and Semester 2
Duration
1 year part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; one or more of the Sciences (Biology)
Total courses
4
Total units
48
International
Not available to international students on a Student visa.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Animal Ecology provides a direct pathway (subject to meeting all other entry criteria) to the Bachelor of Animal Ecology.

Fees for short courses

As part of the Federal Government's Job-ready Graduates package, USC is offering a limited number of Commonwealth supported places in the Undergraduate Certificate in Animal Ecology in 2021. To be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place you must be a domestic student, and meet the citizenship and residency requirements. For more information visit Commonwealth supported places. Eligible students are able to defer payment through HECS‑HELP.

Commonwealth supported places for this short course initiative are only available for 2021. Any remaining short course units that are commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported, and would be charged at the cost of a full fee paying place, payable upfront.*

Admission requirements

Completion of Year 12 or be 17 years of age; and meet minimum selection threshold ATAR 55.

How to apply

To apply for the Undergraduate Certificate in Animal Ecology, submit the completed online application form via Apply USC. Commonwealth supported places will be allocated to eligible students who meet the entry requirements in order of application date, so apply as soon as possible.

*Note: The information provided above is correct as at 23 December 2020 and may be subject to change without notice.

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