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Field of Study

Zoology

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

This field of study offers incredible scope, with the opportunity to choose from courses that cover areas including climate change biology, insect science, physiology, fish and aquaculture, marine biology and mathematical modelling.

When you undertake honours, you'll be equipped to work as part of a research team in a semi-autonomous manner. You'll learn to identify key questions, plan experiments, acquire new techniques and interpret the results.

Highlights

1 in Australia for environmental sciences

QS World University Rankings 2021

1 in Queensland for biological sciences

QS World University Rankings 2021

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:

  • Zoologist
  • Senior ecology consultant
  • Conservation officer
  • Conservation researcher
  • Land management officer
  • Principal species zoologist
  • Zookeeper

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

What you'll study

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

  • BSc(Hons) Research in Biological Sciences
  • Critical Thinking and Communication in Biology

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