Saving the world. It's a growth industry.
If you have a passion for sustainability and want to play a part in solving the environmental problems facing our society, the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management is for you. You'll learn to understand and combat the critical issues placing a growing strain on the earth's natural resources such as climate change, human impacts, and the biodiversity crisis.
Right on the doorstep of the Hunter Valley mining belt, the Hunter wetlands and 300 kilometres of NSW coastline, our region offers vast environmental diversity and provides the perfect environment for you to gain practical experience out in the field.
Why study with us?
- Our environmental science graduates get jobs with 89% securing employment within four months of graduating.
- Access cutting-edge jobs. Growth and development in the environmental science industry means the job market is brimming with exciting positions at the forefront of discovery and ongoing environmental sustainability.
- We're globally recognised for excellence in scientific research. We're rated well above world standards for physical geography and environmental geoscience.
- Learn from leading academics including researchers involved in the Lazarus Project, one of the world's most significant inventions of 2013 according to TIME Magazine's 25 best inventions of the year.
What will you study?
Environmental science and management incorporates knowledge from a wide range of fields including biology, ecology, chemistry, geology and the social sciences to understand human impacts on the environment and to develop ways to address these problems.
Develop your skills in the following study areas:
- biological and earth processes
- environmental planning and impact assessment
- environmental remote sensing and computer-based mapping
- environmental sampling and data analysis
- environmental values, sustainability and ethics
- land management
- social development and the environment
Graduates of the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management can go on to work in a diverse range of areas including:
- conservation and ecology
- environmental impact and assessment
- environmental science
- laboratory and research work
- marine biology
- mining and exploration
- urban and regional planning