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    Bachelor of Science (Animal Behaviour)

    Flinders University

    Flinders University

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    Australia, Adelaide

    University RankQS Ranking
    381

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    074770A

    Campuses

    Bedford Park

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 40,200  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Bachelor of Science (Animal Behaviour)

    About

    Wild careers start here, understand animals to assess their welfare, survival and evolution. Learn to appreciate the societal and ethical contexts of conservation biology, animal behaviour and animal welfare. This degree provides you with training in retrieving, analysing and evaluating information relevant to animal behaviour, and communicating this information to a variety of audiences.

    • Get hands-on experience with lab work, fieldtrips and camps where you can witness and analyse animal behaviour in the field from your first year
    • No background in science required, just an inquiring mind
    • Access unique topics in animal behaviour specifically developed for this degree
    • Learn from researchers working on local and international projects
    • Examine animal behaviour from many perspectives, including adaptation and evolution, ecology, biodiversity, physiology, growth and development, and genetic ancestry
    • Forms the basis for further study in areas such as behavioural ecology, conservation biology, education, medicine (human and veterinary), psychology and law

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Secondary schooling in Australia - using your ATAR

    If you completed your secondary education in Australia with an ATAR, please refer to the international Undergraduate entry requirements (PDF).

    Prerequisite subject requirements

    Some courses may have additional entry requirements, such as prerequisite subjects or knowledge in a particular area. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Credit for previous university studies is granted at the discretion of the faculty that administers a chosen course. If you are seeking credit or exemption you will need to provide detailed subject outlines of studies completed.

    If you do not meet the necessary academic requirements you may enrol in a Foundation Program at Flinders International Study Centre (FISC).

     

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    Graduates obtain knowledge and skills transferable to various workplaces including private and public global organisations.


  • animal behaviour consultant/specialist
  • animal welfare officer or wildlife demonstrator
  • national park officer or ranger
  • avian/wildlife ecology research assistant
  • zookeeper.

  • universities
  • zoos
  • government departments
  • research centres
  • tourism companies
  • consultancy firms.
  • Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 40,200 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    Flinders University

    Bachelor of Science (Animal Behaviour)

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