Environmental Science

SubjectEnvironment, Science

LevelUndergraduate

Type of DegreeBSc

CostAUD 24,720 2015/16

CountryAustralia

Funding-

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The Bachelor of Environmental Science produces graduates who can manage the environment for future generations and focuses on building scientific knowledge and practical skills in land, water, and flora and fauna conservation.

As well as lectures and tutorials, students undertake classes in the School’s scientific laboratories equipped with advanced analytical equipment and supported by technical staff.

Field trips feature in many units offered in this course, with the University located near a variety of unique study environments, including significant wetlands and estuaries, forests, coastal and inland national parks, and urban and rural development. Students gain first-hand knowledge of a range of hands-on skills and environments through the field trips run throughout the course.

Career opportunities

Graduates are employed in national parks and protected area management, environmental protection, environmental impact assessment and monitoring, environmental education and interpretation, sustainable forestry, fisheries management, aquaculture, ecotourism, and land/river/coast care programs, and in the private sector and all tiers of government.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible for membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand.

Professional placement

Students can elect to complete an eight-week industry internship for practical experience, to supplement the theory and field work components of the course. Students gain industry experience in organisations across the environmental science spectrum including local, state or federal government agencies; private consultancies; or business enterprises in Australia or overseas. 


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