You will gain knowledge and skills from across the broad environmental science spectrum, exploring environmental issues from social, physical and biological perspectives. On completion of core science courses in your first year of study, you will choose a major that suits your interests and career plans. The final year includes a "capstone" experience where you have the option to undertake a research project or participate in industry internships to gain employment-relevant experience. Combining a discipline specific major with a major in Environmental Management will equip you with the broad set of knowledge and skills needed to be an environmental science professional.
IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79
Prerequisites: Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
English test results must be no more than two years old.
Indicative annual tuition fee - AUD $36,500
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
Graduates may find employment in the following areas:
Ecology and Conservation: Environmental consultant, Wildlife biologist, Conservation ecologist.
Environmental Chemistry: Environment consultant, Environmental scientist, Environmental manager, General scientist.
Soil and Water Science: Environmental chemist, Soil scientist, Catchment restoration and management officer.
Urban Environments: Urban ecosystems are the largest growing environment on earth with a major in urban environments you may work with urban and regional councils dealing with urban specific issues such as pest animals and plants, urban storm water management or advising urban planners.