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Major

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Where will this take me?

Overview

After completing the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology major in the Bachelor of Science, you’ll be well placed to move into the workforce, further study, or graduate research.

Career outcomes

With this major you could pursue a career as an ecologist, zoologist, program coordinator, environmental consultant, environmental educator or conservation officer.

Further study

You can complete an honours year in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology as part of your Bachelor of Science, or you can immediately move into graduate studies.

GRADUATE DEGREES

If you wish to continue your studies at graduate level, this major is a great lead-in to many specialist science and environment degrees.

Graduate degrees you could consider are:

Depending on the subjects you take in the Bachelor of Science, a range of other graduate degrees may be possible – in fields as diverse as science and technology, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.

GRADUATE RESEARCH

If you complete an honours year or a masters course with a significant research component, you can go on to study a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), or another graduate research program.

This will set you up for a rewarding career in research with a University, research institute, consulting company or not-for-profit.