UTS has a reputation for producing highly-employable graduates for the global workforce through its integrated research-inspired and practice-based teaching with innovative technology.
Field-based learning is also a main feature in the teaching at the School, which provide a deep understanding of the science behind issues.
View our Science courses on offer.
Field based learning
Here’s a taste of what you can expect:
Lowland and Alpine Ecology (91163)
An 11-day field trip from the Southeast Coastal to Alpine regions of New South Wales.
Forest and Mountain Ecology (91371)
A 12-day field trip to Northern New South Wales forests and North Western woodlands inclusive of a chain volcanoes hotspot in the Great Dividing Range.
Semi-Arid Ecology (91370)
The “Great Western” is a 10-14 day field excursion to far western New South Wales.
Marine Primary Producers (91156)
Block mode teaching at Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef.
Coral Reef Ecosystems (91126)
A 9-day field trip to One Tree Island on the Great Barrier Reef.
Aquatic Ecology (91221)
Field trips to Manly Dam and Sydney Institute of Marine Science at Chowder Bay to assess freshwater and marine ecosystems
Marine Communities (91157)
A 7-day excursion to Pearl Beach and its surrounds
Field trips to Kuringai National Park to asses woodland vegetation and rocky shore habitats at Bear Island.
See the Excursion Schedule for the full list of excursion dates and locations.