Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours (K4S)

Overview  2019

ATAR

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Guaranteed Entry ATAR

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer school
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

ATAR

No Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

:
See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer school
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
The Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours provides students with advanced knowledge and scientific training in a specialised area of marine and / or Antarctic science; training in research as preparation for employment in a research organisation or for postgraduate study in Masters or PhD programs; and equips students with knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for employment in industry. 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. The program can be taken in one year full-time or two years part-time study. Students can commence the program in either semester 1 or semester 2.

Graduates will:

1. Be able to locate, evaluate and synthesize published information within a prescribed field of knowledge.


2. Be able to understand and identify core concepts and key issues within the marine or Antarctic environment.


3. Gain experience of literature research methods and tools, data collection and analysis, and relevant field and/or laboratory techniques.

4. Possess sufficient research and/or technical skills to allow them to complete an in-depth research study in a specialized area related to the marine and/or Antarctic environments.


5. Be able to communicate research concepts and findings in a logical manner, in a variety of written and oral forms commonly used by professionals.


6. Be capable of writing a research proposal or scientific (natural or social) report/paper to a standard acceptable to a funding body and a peer-reviewed journal.

7. Be able to deliver a presentation to a standard required for a meeting of an Australian professional society.


8. Have the capacity to develop a coherent argument and defend a position or outcome supported by evidence based on published literature and/or research data.


9. Have the ability to plan and conduct a program of research investigating a defined problem or question within constraints imposed by time, money and technical resources.

Career outcomes

This course leads to career opportunities in marine and Antarctic science and policy including disciplines such as: oceanography, climate modelling, meteorology, marine chemistry, marine geology and marine and Antarctic biology and ecology. The research training provided in the course may lead to positions in government and state research laboratories such as CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, the Australian Antarctic Division, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, or management agencies such as CCAMLR. The course provides training in research, to prepare candidates for further research study, in MSc and PhD programs, including the joint UTAS-CMAR QMS PhD program and the joint UTAS-AAD QAS PhD program.

Professional Recognition

IMAS will seek accreditation for this course by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the international professional body of marine science.

Course structure

Schedule - Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours

The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards marine and Antarctic science, governance and policy, beyond those gained in undergraduate courses. Students will first complete a literature review, prepare a research plan and proposal, and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSummer school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards marine and Antarctic science, governance and policy, beyond those gained in undergraduate courses. Students will first complete a literature review, prepare a research plan and proposal, and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards marine and Antarctic science, governance and policy, beyond those gained in undergraduate courses. Students will first complete a literature review, prepare a research plan and proposal, and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards marine and Antarctic science, governance and policy, beyond those gained in undergraduate courses. Students will first complete a literature review, prepare a research plan and proposal, and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Full Time Students:  Please enrol in Part 1 (25%) and Part 2 (25%) in one semester and Part 3 (25%) and Part 4 (25%) in the following semester.
Part Time Students:  Please enrol in Part 1 (25%) in one semester, followed by Part 2 (25%) in the following semester and so on.
* Students enrol sequentially i.e. Part 1, then Part 2 irrespective of the semester in which they start.

Entry requirements

Candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours will have qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science or to the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) at this University or have obtained an equivalent qualification at another approved tertiary institution. Candidates would normally be expected to obtain at least a credit average in the last three semesters (FT equivalent) of undergraduate studies. Candidature is subject to appropriate supervision and project support being available for the thesis topic approved by IMAS and subject to satisfying the prerequisites required for the chosen field of study.

After the successful completion of a Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours, students can proceed to a research higher degree (Masters or PhD).

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

2019 Total Course Fee (international students): $36,850 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $36,850 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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