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Dual Major

Computational Science and Geological Sciences

Bachelors of Science/Laws (Honours)

There are many aspects to this dual major. They include understanding how advanced modelling techniques can ensure the responsible use of natural resources, and how quantitative analysis of scientific problems with computers can solve geological issues.

Career paths can lead to analysing and simulating data in resource and engineering companies, as international contractors, or in government or research agencies as geoscientists, hydrologists, geophysicists, or environmental planners.

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:

  • Mine geologist
  • Exploration technician
  • Landform planning and design superintendent
  • Resource geologist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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