The Marine and Antarctic Science course at University of Tasmania provides specialist coursework streams for students to pursue in-depth learning in a particular area of marine science. This is supported with two subjects all students undertake in research methodology.
This course provides students with in-depth knowledge in their chosen area of coursework through a focus on both the quantitative elements of marine and Antarctic science as well as the application and translation of science into industry practice and management.
The skills gained will assist graduates in contributing to world issues such as seafood production and security, climate change and marine stewardship.
Graduates can choose to continue their study and articulate into the Master of Marine and Antarctic Science, and pursue research in IMAS' key research areas of oceanography and cryosphere, fisheries and aquaculture, ecology and biodiversity, climate change, oceans and Antarctic governance and ocean-earth systems.
The University's Institute of Marine and Antarctic Science (IMAS) provides our students with access to some of the world's leading research facilities giving you the best career foundation.
With an annual value to Australia of approximately $40 billion and growing, graduates from the University of Tasmania are highly sought-after in a range of fields.
The commercial fishing and aquaculture industry directly employs 7000 people in Australia and Tasmania is the country's largest commercial operator in this area.Career opportunities (dependent on field of study)
- Scientific Officer
- Coastal Community Engagement Officer
- Federal or State Government advisor (policy / environment)
- Antarctic Researcher – Australian Antarctic Division
- Marine Park Manager
- Commercial Diver
- Conservation Biologist
- Marine Biologist
- Australian Customs
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- Literature Review
- Fisheries Management
- Sustainable Aquaculture
- Seafood Science
- Marine Biology
- Governance and Policy
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- 12 months
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- Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
DisciplinesClimate Studies & Meteorology Marine Engineering Environmental Sciences View 5 other Masters in Climate Studies & Meteorology in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- To be admitted to study the Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science you will need an Australian Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent qualification at a recognised tertiary institution with a major in life sciences (such as biology, chemistry, environmental science, zoology, plant science, marine biology, ecology etc).
- 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 Master of Marine and Antarctic Science requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0)
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International37950 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37950 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
- Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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