Environmental Science

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Domain: Science
Length of Course: Trimester

Unit Information

Have you ever wondered why there are so many different living things on our planet and why they look so different from each other? Why does Australia have the only egg-laying mammals and numerous animals with pouches? Why do our forests need to burn in order to get new life?

In this course you will focus on three key areas; Conservation Biology, Global systems and Australian Ecosystems. You will identify endangered species and learn how scientists and communities all over the world are working to bring them back from the edge of extinction. Through a combination of case studies and partnerships with Edith Cowan University and the Department of Parks and Wildlife, you will explore our unique Australian flora and fauna and what is being done to protect them. You will investigate the impact of global systems, including the carbon cycle, on interactions involving the biosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere, on Australian ecosystems.

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This course is further complimented by:

  • Earth and Environmental Science (ATAR)
  • Earth and Environmental Science (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Biological Sciences
  • Conservation and Wildlife Biology
  • Environmental Management and Sustainability

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Conservation
  • Agriculture
  • Gardening
  • Laboratory Work

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $90