Diploma in Animal Ecology
Learn about animals and turn your love of nature into a meaningful career. Study animals in their natural habitats to better understand how we can protect their future. The first step in a career in animal conservation. On successful completion of the Diploma in Animal Ecology, and subject to meeting all other entry criteria, you may receive up to 96 units of credit towards UniSC's Bachelor of Animal Ecology. In this program you will: Learn about biodiversity, conservation, human-animal interactions, and the impacts of a changing environment; Study a wide range of marine and terrestrial wildlife, including sharks, snakes, birds, turtles and whales; Develop your skills and knowledge to work in ecotourism, in entry-level roles within Government and non-government wildlife management and conservation organisations, or as an environmental educator
Bachelor of Nursing Science (Graduate Entry)
Switch to a rewarding career in nursing. Use credit from another undergraduate degree you’ve completed to make the career change. Learn about anatomy and physiology, drug therapy, comprehensive health assessment and care of people. Learn via placements in hospitals, aged-care facilities, health agencies and community settings. When you graduate from this program, apply for registration as a nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). In this program you will complete 800 hours of work placements in clinical settings.
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) / Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies
Become a Year 7-12 teacher in Health and Physical Education or Marine Science, plus another teaching area. A double degree presents greater options. Potentially pursue a career outside schools in outdoor and environmental education centres, adventure tourism or ecotourism. In this program you will: Complete 80 days’ supervised experience in Queensland schools and 25 days’ outdoor environmental fieldwork; Choose from a range of disciplines for secondary teaching areas; Graduate eligible to register with the Queensland College of Teachers.
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
Train your mind to help others improve their health. Exercise scientists use the science of human movement to make life more enjoyable and prevent common lifestyle diseases. This program teaches the science and theories behind human movement and sporting performance and provides hands-on skills to work as a qualified exercise scientist. In this program you will: Gain in-depth knowledge in areas such as functional anatomy, motor control and learning, exercise physiology and biomechanics; Test and train athletes in USC’s nationally accredited sports science labs; Learn about sports psychology, performance analysis, coaching and exercise rehabilitation; Undertake a minimum 270 hours of supervised professional practice.
Master of Information and Communications Technology
Supercharge your career prospects by becoming equipped with high-level professional skills. The Master of Information and Communications Technology will develop your understanding in data analytics, data science engineering, data and process management, domain knowledge and research methods. In this program you will: Understand the ethical implications with respect to privacy and security in the analysis and use of data; Understand how the effective management and use of data has, and will continue, to transform organisations through digital innovation; Apply research methods and skills to develop innovative solutions to business problems
Doctor of Philosophy
Foster your independent research skills, scholarly analysis and ability to communicate research findings. A PhD is awarded on the basis of a thesis produced under supervision that makes an original, significant and extensive contribution to knowledge in the relevant field of study, as judged by independent experts applying accepted contemporary international standards.