What will I learn?
This one-year full-time or two-year part-time course is offered internally at Hobart and Launceston.
The course aims to provide: Advanced training and consequent in-depth knowledge within a particular discipline covered by natural environment and wilderness studies; Training in research techniques relevant to that discipline to enable either postgraduate research entry or employment in research.
Honours graduates are highly competitive for professional careers in their area of specialization. Employment opportunities also exist in more general areas as detailed under discipline entries in the Handbook.
Professional Recognition: Graduates of the BNatEnvWildSt(Hons) may be eligible for membership of a number of professional organisations.
Each candidate will conduct research and write a thesis. The subject of this thesis requires approval from the Degree Coordinator. In addition, candidates MAY BE required to study and pass either advanced level units, or a maximum of 12.5% of undergraduate units with extra assessment requirements, and/or undertake other activities, which may include the preparation of literature reviews, projects, reports, grant applications, position papers and seminars. Students should refer to the School entries in the 'Unit details' section for more information. Honours candidates are accepted in all the schools of the University that offer an honours course with a research thesis appropriate to natural environments and wilderness.
For Full Time Students: Please enrol in Project A and Project B (or Honours Co-ordinator approved coursework units) and Thesis A in one semester and Thesis B (25%) and C (25%) in the following semester.
For Part Time Students: Please enrol in Project A and Project B (or approved coursework units) in one semester, followed by Thesis A (25%) in the following semester and so on.
Which department am I in? Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology
Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5); TOEFL (IBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19); PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42; UTAS Access-English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies or equivalent.
English language requirements:
TOEFL (iBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19)
PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42;
UTAS Access - English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%);
Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade;
Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade;
Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
A$30,500.00 (US$ 23,857) per year
26 February 2018, 16 July 2018
University of Tasmania Hobart Campus, Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay Hobart, SANDY BAY, Tasmania, 7005, HOBART, Australia