Environmental Science

Study mode:Online Languages: English
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StudyQA ranking:1489 Duration:36 months You need IELTS certificate


This program is an integral part of regional, rural and national environmental sustainability. It provides a strong scientific understanding of global environmental issues and well-developed technical and scientific competencies in field and laboratory related to: ecological principles and methods, land and environmental impact assessment, design and analysis of experiments and surveys, and spatial measurement, mapping and analysis.

The BEnvSc produces graduates of high quality, who will be valued for their expertise in basic scientific disciplines and for their ability to apply their knowledge to cross-disciplinary areas, especially those relating to environmental issues.

They will have opportunities to undertake a wide choice of elective units in soil, ecological restoration, conservation biology, water, wildlife or vegetation. The Bachelor of Environmental Science also provides a specialisation or major in Management where additional skills in project management, natural resources policy, land, wildlife and water management can be obtained. A fourth year is required for Honours.

Career Opportunities

Examples include positions in museums and herbaria, zoos and botanic gardens, commercial industry and government planning departments, environmental protection agencies, national parks and wildlife management, forestry, water and soil conservation, environmental consultancies conducting impact statements and assessments, mining (rehabilitation, waste control and treatment); research careers with CSIRO, university and industries.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline You are advised to apply as early as possible Tuition fee
  • EUR 14770 Year (National)
  • EUR 14770 Year (International)
Start date February,June 2015 Credits 144
Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode Online Educational variant Part-time, Full-time Intensity Flexible Attendance No Attendance Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

Period of Candidature

The period of candidature shall be:

  • (a) three years as a full-time candidate;
  • (b) up to ten years as a part-time candidate.

Course Requirements

To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 144 credit points.

Award of Degree

Candidates who meet the course requirements including shall be awarded the Bachelor of Environmental Science.

Exit Pathways

Candidates who discontinue their studies in the course may be eligible to exit with the Diploma in The Sciences on completion of 48 credit points.
Candidates who discontinue their studies in the course may be eligible to exit with the Advanced Diploma in The Sciences on completion of 72 credit points.

Improper Conduct

Candidates are referred to the Student Coursework Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct Rules.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

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For direct admission into undergraduate courses offered by the University of New England, international applicants must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least equivalent to completion of Year 12 in Australia.

A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Rule Undergraduate Policy).

Assumed knowledge is Mathematics and recommended knowledge is Biology and/or Chemistry

For students without the recommended background knowledge, the Faculty offers a Foundation unit in Chemistry and Mathematics

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of New England.


The University offers a number of Faculty/College and country scholarships available to Australian citizens and permanent residents.

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