Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies

Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: Applications are accepted at any time for most courses.
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February 25, July 15
International tuition: A$31,950
Domestic tuition: A$9,185

Program overview

This degree combines a breadth of environmental related disciplines plus gives you the option to widen your studies and include other approaches to the study of wilderness and natural environments. It is a practical, field science focused degree, providing many options related to the management and understanding of the natural environment as well as geography and environmental policy. The structure of the degree ensures that you gain a broad understanding of the field, while being able to specialise in areas of interest. Areas of study covered by this degree include: Earth Sciences Ecology Society and Culture Marine Environments Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies Natural Resource Management Spatial Science and Statistics

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Part-time

Requirements

Exams:

  • PTE
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL iBT
Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. We have provided a list of countries and their academic qualifications that meet the University's minimum entry requirements. For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided. The Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0 with no individual band less than 5.5.

Career opportunities

This degree provides a great range of employment opportunities as we continue to expand our presence on the earth and need to live in harmony with the natural environment to ensure our survival. Opportunities include nature-based tourism, natural area management and natural area interpretation, across government, private and not for profit industries. The broad nature of the degree also provides more general employability in the same way as the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts. The skills you learn are applicable to industries and sectors all over the world. Anywhere there is interaction with the natural environment, your skills and knowledge can be utilised. Career opportunities with natural environment and wilderness studies include: Environmental protection Environmental organisations and consultancies Land and heritage management Nature-based and eco-tourism Parks planning and management Resource-based industries such as forestry Natural resource management

Campus location

Sandy Bay , Australia

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