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Dual Major

Computational Science and Ecology

Bachelors of Computer Science/Science

Discover how the biosphere responds to the effects of human activity.

In this dual major you'll create computer programs designed to improve environmental management and develop new skills to solve major problems in ecology.

This field can lead to roles in computational modelling in a range of industries such as government, the private sector or environmental impact assessment consultancies — or lead you to postgraduate study.

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:

  • Environmental adviser
  • Ecological assessment officer
  • Environmental planner
  • Sustainability adviser

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

What you'll study

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

  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Ecology Field Studies
  • Marine Ecology and Conservation
  • Analysis and Communication of Biological Data

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