CIEE: Biology and Ecology Field Studies in Perth, Australia
Perth, Australia (Outgoing Program)
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|Restrictions:||Gustavus applicants only|
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|Program Provider:||CIEE - Council on International Educational Exchange||Program Term(s):||Semester only|
|Minimum Class Standing:||Sophomore||Minimum GPA:||2.75|
|Prerequisites:||Yes||Previous Language Study Req?:||No|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Housing Options:||Apartment (Shared), Other|
|Areas of Study:||Biology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Studies/Sustainability, Geography, Geology, Marine Science, Urban Studies||Program Design:||Group based, Set Curriculum, Study Center, Theme based|
|Additional Program Options:||Community Service, Field Study, Volunteer|
CIEE Ecology, Conservation, and Sustainability in Perth, Australia
What’s it like to explore a 260 kilometer-long reef home to 250 different types of coral? Dive into the fascinating environment that is Australia on CIEE’s Biology and Ecology Field Studies program. Take courses at the renowned Curtin University Sustainability and Policy Institute, conduct marine research at Ningaloo Reef and contribute to ongoing research on endangered marsupials in the forests of the south west of Western Australia. Unique coursework, extensive fieldwork with local scientists, and exciting excursions challenge you to examine environmental issues and start coming up with real-world solutions.
Study abroad in Australia and you will:
- Enjoy an experiential learning model that feature field research, classroom lectures, and lab work
- Visit the Curtin University Sustainability and Policy Institute — a nationally renowned school headed by Professor Peter Newman, an internationally known environmental scientist and sustainability expert
- Spend time working at the world heritage listed Ningaloo Reef, as well as the biodiversity hotspot in the south west forests.
Find out more.
Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.