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Single Major

Marine Science

Bachelors of Music (Honours)/Science

Dive into the scientific study of our oceans and coastal habitats.

Courses cover areas such as ecology, genetics and plant biology, zoology, marine invertebrates and coral reefs.

Marine scientists work in various fields, including teaching, fisheries laboratories, marine parks, planning and management, museums and universities.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for earth and marine sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

44 in the world 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 environmental consultant
  • Fisheries research scientist
  • Marine biologist
  • Marine research officer

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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What you'll study

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

  • Biogeography and Geomorphology
  • Biostatistics and Experimental Design
  • Climatology and Hydrology
  • Coastal Processes & Management