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Single Major

Geological Sciences

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)

This major offers you many study options. Choose from courses about earth systems, mineral and rock analysis and practical field mapping, or more advanced courses covering geophysics, geochemistry and subsurface modelling.

As a graduate, your future lies in work like exploration for energy resources, minerals and water, environmental planning and engineering.

Highlights

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:

  • Mine geologist
  • Exploration technician
  • Landform planning and design superintendent
  • Resource geologist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • 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
  • Planet Earth: The Big Picture
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Analysis of Scientific Data

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