ATAR cut-off
75.10
89.45 (Median ATAR)
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International entry requirement

UAC code

483550
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 11498
CRICOS code: 059878C

The Bachelor of Natural History Illustration integrates lectures and tutorials with hands-on field observations and data collection. In the studio, you will learn traditional and digital illustration techniques as well as specialised laboratory applications. You will also:

  • develop field observation techniques
  • ethically collect specimens from the field
  • identify flora and fauna
  • illustrate using a range of painting and drawing mediums
  • photograph specimens
  • produce anatomically accurate sketches
  • study habitats
  • use laboratory equipment as tools for observation.

Advanced study options

If you want to get an employment edge and open yourself up to higher salaries and positions, you could consider an additional year of study and complete your Bachelor of Natural History Illustration  (Honours) degree. Students use the program as a spring board to secure innovative and exciting roles.

The Honours program will help refine your practical research skills. Over the year you will be complete a research project focusing on a specific topic or problem.

The benefits of completing your Honours degree include:

  • you will develop high level analytical and research skills, along with expertise in your research area
  • you will set yourself apart in the highly competitive, global job market
  • we have extensive facilities and generous scholarships are offered to Honours students
  • you will make a significant and original contribution to your chosen field
  • you set the foundation for further postgraduate research such as a Research Higher Degree or Masters by coursework.

Natural History Illustration (Honours) handbook

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