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The University of Western Australia (UWA)

  • 22% international / 78% domestic

Bachelor of Earth Sciences and Master of Geoscience

  • Bachelor

Be at the forefront of creating a more sustainable future for our planet by gaining a holistic understanding of Earth and its oceans.

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About this course

This course opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers. If you're interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

This Combined Bachelor's and Master's (CBM) is a four-year accelerated program for those with an ATAR of 90 or above. Over the first three years you'll complete an extended major in Integrated Earth and Marine Sciences, and some units from the Master of Geoscience. You can then choose to exit after three years with an Advanced Bachelor's Degree in Earth Sciences, or continue with the Master of Geoscience and be awarded a Bachelor of Earth Sciences and a Master of Geoscience at the end of the four years.

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Graduates have a range of employment opportunities in the following areas:

  • Minerals exploration and resource management
  • Petroleum exploration and resource management
  • Groundwater exploration and resource management
  • Energy geoscience
  • Coastal zone and marine consulting and management
  • Research/Research and Development in industry, universities and government agencies (CSIRO, AIMS and Geoscience Australia)

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