Bachelor of Animal Ecology University of the Sunshine Coast

5.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Bachelor Degree
Sunshine Coast
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Want to learn about how animals are impacted by the environment and human interaction and what we can do to protect their future? Develop your analytical and research skills to better understand how to conserve and manage animals. The program will build your knowledge of animal conservation, biodiversity and animal behaviour.

Hands-on experience starts in your first year with fieldwork to North Stradbroke Island and your local region. During the program, you’ll work with leading researchers on field trips and in the laboratory, thus delivering work-ready graduates who are able to blend concepts gleaned from the global literature with personal experience of a diversity of regional habitats and fauna.

In your final year you can also further develop your research skills in a specialised area by undertaking a guided research project in Animal Ecology, working as an intern animal ecologist as part of your studies, or taking advantage of opportunities to travel abroad.

As an animal ecologist, your career paths include natural resource and environmental protection agencies, private environmental consultancies and research institutes. Many animal ecologists also pursue opportunities outside the science and health sectors in business, finance, education and sales.
Careers

Career opportunities will be available across a range of areas both in Australia and internationally, including: animal ecology specialists in private...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Animal Ecology University of the Sunshine Coast based on 1 review
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Student Reviews

April 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: The hands on fieldwork within the degree working in all fields such as a lab, beaches and in terrestrial areas.

The lecturers are amazing and look after their students.

There is plenty of extra curricular activities which are available to participate within the field.

Negatives: There is none!

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