Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

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Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
2 years
  Intake
March August
  Tution Fees
N/A

At Swinburne Sarawak, we understand the development of sustainable solutions is crucial to the preservation of our environment. Our environmental science program offers you the opportunity to explore how scientific principles of sustainable develop helps solve ecological issues. We provide scientific skills you need to understand and improve sustainable systems. Research and communication expertise are also strong component of our programs.

SUBJECTS

Core units
  • BIO10001 Concepts of Biology
  • CHE10001 Chemistry 1
  • PHY10001 Energy and Motion
  • STA10003 Foundation of Statistics
  • MTH10010 Essential Mathematics
  • NPS10001 Introduction to e-Science
  • NPS20005 Communication for Scientists*
  • NPS30003 Grand Challenges in Science*

*Outcome unit – completion demonstrates the attainment of course learning outcomes

Environmental Science Major
  • CHE10005 Consumer Chemistry
  • BIO20002 The Microbial World
  • PEH20002 Food Science
  • PEH20004 Built and Sustainable Communities
  • PEH20006 Water Science
  • BIO30005 Microbes in the Environment*
  • ENV30001 Environmental Biology*
  • ENV30003 Environmental Management*

*Outcome unit – completion demonstrates the attainment of course learning outcomes

Electives available in Sarawak in the Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) course:

Science Elective Units
  • BIO10003 Concepts of Biotechnology
  • BCH20002 Introduction to Biochemistry
  • BCH20001 Biochemistry of Genes and proteins
  • BCH30003 Advanced Biochemistry
  • BIO30004 Molecular Biotechnology
  • Research Skills in Science
  • BIO30009 Applications of Bioinformatics
  • PEH20005 Communicable Disease Control
  • Research and Development Project 1
  • HES2205 Aquatic Biotechnology
  • HES2210 Industrial Microbiology
  • HES3405 Natural Products
Other recommended electives
  • COS10009 Introduction to Programming
  • COS10081 Introduction to Data Science
  • COS20083 Advanced Data Analytics
  • COS30045 Data Visualisation
  • MGT10001 Introduction to Management
  • MKT10001 Fundamentals of Marketing
  • COM10007 Professional Communication Practice
  • MDA10006 Innovation Cultures: Perspectives on Science and Technology

CAREER PROSPCETS

As a environmental science graduate you can pursue a career in environmental scientist/officer, research scientist/officer, water quality scientist, nature conservation officer, field coordinator, conservation scientist, sustainability quality manager, environmental data analyst and product specialist.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Program Other Business major Accounting

Accounting & Finance

Finance
Design Engineering Bachelor of Information & Communication Technology Computer Science Science
Pre-requisite MA* or AM MA# or AM Preferably any art, design or media subject AM+PHY/CH  MA# or AM MAor AM MA**
+PHY/BIO/CH
STPM  2Ps 2Ps (GP2.33) 2Ps 2Ps 2Ps 2Ps 2Ps
UEC 5Bs 5Bs inclusive of pre-req 5Bs 5Bs inclusive of pre-req 5Bs inclusive of pre-req 5Bs inclusive of pre-req 5Bs inclusive of pre-req
‘A’ Levels incorporating Cambridge, CGE, UK, Malaysia, Singapore, & UK – Min 3 ‘A’ Level passes required 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) 60 60 70 75 60 70 70
Australian Foundation (min overall %) 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65%
Bangladesh Higher School Certificate 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
China Gao San 70% 70% 80% 85% 70% 80% 80%
GCC Thanawiya Amma + 1st year bachelor program 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70%
Middle East AL – Thanawaya (Kuwait, Oman, UAE & Saudi Arabia) 50% 50% 50% 60% 50% 60% 60%
Indian and Pakistan Year 12 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65%
Indonesian SMA III 74% 74% 74% 74% 74% 74% 74%
Iran High School Diploma plus pre-university degree (1 year) 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65%
International Baccalaureate IB Diploma (out of 6 subjects) 24 24 24 26 24 24 24
Kenya KCSE C+ C+ C+ C+ C+ C+ C+
Ontario CPU 60% 60% 70% 70% 60% 70% 70%
Sri Lankan A Levels  7  7  7  7  7 7  7
Vietnam Senior High School Year 12 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Each Swinburne course has a minimum English language requirement for entry.

English Language qualification Foundation Diploma (2.5 year post SPM) Undergraduate
(all other majors)
Undergraduate
(major: Accounting | Accounting & Finance
Postgraduate: MBA(I), MCM Postgraduate: Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma (TESOL) Postgraduate: MA (TESOL)
IELTS 5.5 (no individual band below 5.0) 5.0 (no individual band below 5.0) 6.0 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.0 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet based)a 65 60 75 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 75 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 79 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 79 (Reading no less than 20, Writing no less than 18) 79 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20)
SPM C C B*  
UEC B4 B4 B3* and B4*  
1119 C C B*  
MUET 4 4 4 4  
GCE ‘O’ Level** C C B* B*  
GCE ‘A’ Level and AS Level# C C C C  
International Baccalaureate Minimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels) or
Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level)
 
Common European Framework B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B3 B3
C1 Advanced
(formerly known
as Cambridge
English Advanced:
CAE)
154, no band less than 154 154, no band less than 154 169, no band less than 169 169, no band less than 169 176, no band less than 169 176, no band less than 169 185, no band less
than 176
PTE Academic 36 with no communicative
skill score less than 36
36 with no communicative
skill score less than 36
50 with no communicative skill score less than 50 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50 66 with no communicative skill score les

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