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Bachelor

This degree is currently under review and is not accepting new admissions.

Entry Requirements
Year 12: Applicants You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). Applicants who have studied Geology 1 at the University of Adelaide (or equivalent) must have achieved at least a credit grade average for these courses. You compete for a place with your Selection Rank (ATAR plus any applicable adjustment factors )
Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$9,225 per year / $27,675 total
Graduate Satisfaction
88.20%

Bachelor

Geography is the study of the Earth's landscapes, peoples, places and environments.
Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
79.20%

Bachelor

Gain the knowledge for careers in the resource, environmental or research sectors through a blend of current research is…
Entry Requirements
Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English
  • Maths B

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). Recommended Study: At least one of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Earth Science, Geography or Maths C.

More about assumed knowledge

Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

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Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2018

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments OP Selection rank OP Selection rank Highest OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 2 Selection rank 97 OP 1 Selection rank 99 Median OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 12 Selection rank 73 OP 11 Selection rank 76 Lowest OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 16 Selection rank 64 OP 13 Selection rank 71

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
3 - 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$9,300 per year / $27,900 total
Graduate Satisfaction
86.80%

Bachelor

Rock-solid job opportunities

Mineral geoscience is all about Earth’s mineral resources—their n…

Entry Requirements
Year 12: Applicants You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). Applicants who have studied Geology 1 at the University of Adelaide (or equivalent) must have achieved at least a credit grade average for these courses. You compete for a place with your Selection Rank (ATAR plus any applicable adjustment factors ).
Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$9,225 per year / $27,675 total
ATAR
76
Graduate Satisfaction
88.20%

Bachelor

The spatial industry helps us understand our world and to solve issues relating to the environment, hazards and developm…
Entry Requirements

The admission criteria have been grouped to assist you to easily find the information most relevant to your circumstances. However, you may fit into more than one and the university will consider applicants against each of the relevant criteria.

Certain conditions apply. For more information refer to Appendix 4 of the .

To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:

Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and

  • obtain a competitive ATAR, and
  • meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C-
Recent secondary education ATAR profile

Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:

  • Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
  • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, or
  • Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
  • Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above, or
  • Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV level or above, or
  • Qualify for Special Entry, or
  • Complete a University Foundation Studies program

Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
ATAR
70
Graduate Satisfaction
83.00%

Bachelor

This innovative degree provides the opportunity to study a geology degree that incorporates the fundamental core princip…
Entry Requirements
A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Coursework) Rule and Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Coursework) Procedures). Assumed knowledge is any two units of English, Chemistry or Mathematics. Recommended studies depending on the degree subjects chosen: Biology and/or Physics. For students without the recommended background knowledge, the School offers introductory units in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Coursework) Rule and Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Coursework) Procedures). Assumed knowledge is any two units of English, Chemistry or Mathematics. Recommended studies depending on the degree subjects chosen: Biology and/or Physics. For students without the recommended background knowledge, the School offers introductory units in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
Intake Months
Mar, Jul, Nov
Duration
3 years full-time, 12 years part-time
Study Mode
Online, In person
Tuition Fees
$9,352 per year / $28,056 total
ATAR
73
Graduate Satisfaction
82.40%

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