You'll explore our planet through both theory and field experience, use mapping, technology and historical data to build conceptual models.
You'll explore our planet through both theory and field experience, use mapping, technology and historical data to build conceptual models. You will learn how these models can help you estimate where mineral, water and other natural resources are located beneath the earth's surface. We will also teach you how to extract these resources in a sustainable way. You will also gain experience in identifying and mitigating natural hazards. The degree is highly interactive and teaches you the specialised skills you need to work in this field. You can choose to specialise in exploration/mine geoscience or environmental geoscience. Your field skills will be honed at world renowned sites in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. This course provides specialist training for those who wish to pursue professional careers in mineral and oil exploration, extractive industries, environmental science, or hydrogeology.
Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $17,500 per year full-time, $35,000 total course cost
2 years full time,
Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia rated their degrees as follows:
Teaching quality: 87.5% (national average 67.0%)
Improved skills: 82.1% (national average 85.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 89.3% (national average 83.7%)
The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Federation University Australia. You can find out more about these results here.
Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia had the following employment outcomes:
Employed full time: 56.9% (national average 57.2%)
Studying full time: 27.7% (national average 45.2%)
Median full time salary: $52,200 (national average $55,300)
You can find out more about employment outcome results here.