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The practical focus of our Bachelor of Science courses gives graduates the skills for professional employment in biology-related positions in research, industrial, teaching and government agencies, as well as science-based businesses.
"The benefits of doing a work placement while studying"
Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management) student Melissa talks abouther experiences completing a Work Integrated Learning placement in a government agency, giving her an opportunity to travel and to clarify her career goals.
"Field experience and flexibility"
Environmental Science and Marine and Biology student Holly Winkle talks about having the flexibility to study across disciplines.
"I got real-world experience with dolphins in Monkey Mia"
I wanted to pursue a career that would allow me to work outdoors. I chose the ECU course because of how practical it was. The facilities were great, the lecturers were really helpful and I made life‑long friends.
I was also able to get real-world work experience with the Department of Environment and Conservation in Monkey Mia at the dolphin reserve. It was one of my favourite experiences throughout uni.