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Major

Geographical Sciences

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)

Explore the study of spatial patterns of physical and human phenomena at local, national and global scales.

You'll learn about physical and human geography, and how to apply geographical information science.

Graduates can find career success in a broad range of roles, including natural resource management, national parks and wildlife conservation.

Highlights

1 in Australia for environmental sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Biodiversity project officer
  • Environmental management team lead
  • Wildlife management officer
  • Park ranger

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

compared.edu.au

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Online study
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Science
  • Environment and Society
  • Introduction to Science Research
  • Analysis of Scientific Data

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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