Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science (P3L)

Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Dive into the unique realm of Marine and Antarctic Science at the University of Tasmania, offering the sole program of its kind in Australia. Nestled in one of the world’s premier locations for temperate marine studies, this program equips you with the skills and knowledge essential for a dynamic career in the pivotal and globally significant fields of marine science, fisheries, aquaculture, and Antarctic research. Immerse yourself in an educational experience that extends beyond boundaries, incorporating industry advancements and a focus on the critical issues impacting our marine ecosystems.


For those captivated by the natural and physical sciences, the Marine and Antarctic Science program invites you to intertwine your scientific passion with a love for the outdoors and adventure. Whether steering towards a research-oriented career or contributing to sustainable aquaculture, this program opens doors to diverse pathways. Delve into the complexities of marine environments, and if your interests lean towards politics and policy, become an expert in marine and Antarctic governance. The program emphasizes the importance of experts collaborating globally to achieve sustainable goals. The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), a world-class center of excellence for marine and Antarctic research and education, awaits your exploration.

The future of humanity is undeniably linked to the health of our coasts and oceans. As a participant in this program, you directly contribute to shaping the future and preserving our natural world.

Admission Requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) of 6.0, with no individual band less than 5.5, or a PTE Academic score of 50, with no score lower than 42 or equivalent.
  • Completion of qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.
  • Review country-specific entry requirements and ATAR information for domestic students.


  • Marine and Antarctic Governance
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Resource Management
  • Oceanography
  • Sustainable Aquaculture

For international students, the total course fee is $130,306 AUD. Domestic students may be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place, with fees subsidized by the Australian Government. Fees cover only the student contribution amount for each unit within the course.

Future Career Outcomes

Studying Marine and Antarctic Science degree from University of Tasmania opens you up to a range of exciting career options across a whole range of marine-oriented sectors. Marine biologists research, dive and explore, while oceanographers utilize maths, physics and big data to track sea-level rise and understand the ocean’s role in climate change.

Visa Requirements:

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