Integrated Earth and Marine Sciences (Double Major)
Careers and further study
This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.
You might pursue a career 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)
Fees and scholarships
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The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.
Minimum entry requirements
This major requires a certain level of Mathematics. If you do not meet this level, you may be able to take additional Mathematics units in your first year to satisfy this requirement.
WACE prerequisite: Mathematics Methods ATAR
How to apply
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About the course
- Available 2021
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Albany (Regional campus)
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- 3 years (BSc), 4 years (BSc[Hons])
Why study this course
- Gain fundamental skills to use geochemistry for generating environmental and mineral exploration solutions, all of which are strategically important in Western Australia and globally
- Be connected with world-class research teams across the country, as well as their industry collaborators
- This major addresses the growing skills demand in Western Australia and globally, with a real focus on employability of graduates
You'll learn to
- collect geoscientific data, on land, at sea and in the laboratory
- analyse and interpret data in spatial and spatial temporal contexts
- synthesise and integrate data across multiple scales of observation and over discipline boundaries
- understand the past and present processes of Earth, and its planetary neighbours, from the deep interior to the atmosphere
Our undergraduate degrees offer you a broad range of options allowing you to combine subjects in a way that matches your career goals and personal interests.
Work Integrated Learning
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) helps bridge the gap between theory and practice by providing opportunities for students to gain hands-on, practical industry relevant experience and for employers to help shape the graduates of tomorrow.
School of Earth Sciences
Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre
Purpose-built collaborative facility for marine science and ocean engineering research.
UWA Oceans Institute
The UWA Oceans Institute brings together the University’s multidisciplinary research strengths across areas including oceanography, ecology, engineering, resource management and governance to address key ocean challenges.