The Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) is offered by IMAS (Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies) and is available at Launceston. This course uses a translational science approach integrating the natural sciences with social sciences, management, policy and law. It provides specialisation majors in a choice of AQUACULTURE, MARINE CONSERVATION, and FISHERIES MANAGEMENT. The degree has core units supporting students' choice of one of the three specialisation majors, each of which is aligned to a minor study stream. The core units provide a strong foundation in understanding the natural science of the marine environment.
The degree prepares graduates for exciting careers in marine conservation and environmental management, fisheries management, aquaculture, the tourism industry, shipping industry, off-shore industries, non-governmental organisations and all levels of government from local to global.