An understanding of data science is particularly important for policy makers in environmental science, as global and national data-sets providing measurements on a range of environmental issues become available. In this double degree you'll acquire knowledge in your chosen environmental science major combined with data gathering, analysis, modelling, interpretation and visualisation skills obtained through your data science studies. In your final year you will complete a capstone experience where you have the option to engage with university research, undertake an extended fieldwork program in your major, or complete an industry placement.
IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79
Prerequisites: Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
English test results must be no more than two years old.
Indicative annual tuition fee - AUD $36,500
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
With combined qualifications in environmental science and data science, you could find employment opportunities in research, government, non-government agencies and consultancies developing data driven solutions for a range of environmental issues depending on your major.