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Extended Major

Marine Biology

Bachelors of Business Management/Science

Field activity and study combine to make this an exciting major.

You'll use ecology, zoology, botany and genetics to examine aquatic life from the ocean to wetlands, and learn about ecological and environmental protection strategies.

This major can lead to work in research and education, aquaculture industries, wildlife conservation and ecotourism.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for earth and marine 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:

  • Marine biologist
  • Marine environmental consultant
  • Marine research officer
  • Aquaculture fish health officer

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars

What you'll study

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

  • Marine Ecology and Conservation
  • Fish, Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Global Challenges in Biology
  • Tropical Marine Ecosystems

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