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Dual Major

Computational Science and Geographical Sciences

Bachelors of Computer Science/Science

Learn how to plan for sustainable futures in both natural and built environments with this compelling dual major.

You'll cover climate change and its major effects, such as water scarcity and the planet's loss of biodiversity.

This dual major sees graduates in high demand for roles in natural resource management, national parks and wildlife conservation, and ecotourism.

You could also work in environmental consultancy, environmental monitoring and pollution control, teaching and research, meteorology and geographic information systems.

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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 specialist
  • Environment officer
  • Land management officer
  • Natural resources commissioner

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 Bioinfomatics
  • Visualization & Graphics
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Geospatial Processing and Web Mapping

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