What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours (Specialisation) is a four-year program with embedded Honours.

The initial specialisation to be offered is Physical Oceanography. It will provide students with training in advanced physical oceanography and mathematics, as well as training in scientific research principles and techniques such that graduates have the capacity to conduct physical oceanography research appropriately and with a reasonable degree of autonomy.

Learning Outcomes

Within the context of the marine and Antarctic environments, graduates of the Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science (Physical Oceanography) (Honours) will:

1. Have a broad and coherent knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts of physical oceanography.
2. Have the cognitive skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise their knowledge of physical oceanography.
3. Be able to communicate a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas relevant to physical oceanography.
4. Have gained experience of literature research methods and tools, data collection and analysis, and field and/or laboratory techniques relevant to physical oceanography.
5. Gained sufficient research and/or technical skills to allow them to complete a research study in physical oceanography.
6. Have the ability to plan and conduct a research project investigating a defined problem within the field of physical oceanography.
7. Be able to communicate research concepts and findings in a logical manner, in a variety of written and oral forms commonly used by professionals.

Career outcomes

Physical Oceanography

Successful completion of this course will lead to career opportunities in marine and Antarctic science, especially in the focused discipline areas of physical oceanography and/or climate science. The research training provided in the course may lead to positions in government and state research laboratories involved in either the research or the management of the marine and/or Antarctic environments.

Which department am I in?

Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies

CRICOS

092245F

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
A$33,950.00 (18,17,452) per year
AUD $143,097 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February, July 2022

Venue

University of Tasmania

Hobart Campus,

Churchill Avenue,

SANDY BAY,

Tasmania,

7005, HOBART, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5); TOEFL (IBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19); PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42; UTAS Access-English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.

For international students

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia.

Most of our undergraduate programs have the following English language requirements.
IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5)
TOEFL (iBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19)
PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42
UTAS Access-English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%)
Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade
Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade
Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About University of Tasmania (UTAS)

The University of Tasmania is an excellent choice for international students with its quality education and unparalleled student life.

  • Australia’s premier university for teaching excellence
  • Teaching & research in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Students can benefit from its industry connections
  • Among global top two per cent of universities