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Field of Study

Geographical Sciences

Bachelor of 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.

Under the honours program, the emphasis is on the study of processes that create and sustain the physical environment, and on techniques for the collection and analysis of spatial information.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for geography

QS World University Rankings 2020

43 in the world for geography

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
  • Geospatial officer
  • Urban, town or regional planner
  • Geography teacher
  • Environmental scientist
  • Research academic
  • Conservation officer

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.

  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars

What you'll study