UWA School of Agriculture and Environment

Changing our understanding of the world’s natural resources

 

The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment is located in one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots. Surrounded by a wealth of agricultural, natural and mining resources, our location allows us to produce innovative research with worldwide application.

Our teaching and research benefit from a network of national and international collaborators, and our strong industry and government links are producing change in agricultural and environmental management, regional development, and urban policy and planning.

We have a strong track record in PhD supervision and external research grant success. The Australian Research Council rated Agricultural Science at UWA as 'above world standards' and Environmental Science at UWA as 'well above world standards' during the most recent Excellence in Research Australia assessment.

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1st in Australia and 16th in the world for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2021)

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1st in Australia and 21st in the world for Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU 2021)

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51st in the world for Agriculture and Forestry (QS 2021)

PhD research opportunities

Our courses

Specialised Degrees
Combined Bachelor's Degrees

The combined BE(Hons)/BSc allows you to pair your engineering degree with another passion, broadening your career options and giving you an edge in a rapidly changing workforce. With just two additional semesters, you can graduate as an accredited engineer with your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) along with a Bachelor of Science and a major in Environmental Science.


Majors

Science graduates are in demand worldwide with job opportunities across a range of sectors. We offer a large variety of flexible and industry relevant undergraduate courses under the Bachelor of Science.

Extended Majors

Pursuing an extended major will provide you with a well rounded education and can open up greater career and postgraduate study opportunities.

Combined Bachelor's and Master's (CBM)

The Combined Bachelor's and Master's (CBM) is a four-year accelerated program for high-performing students. Over your first three years, you'll complete an extended major and a semester of more advanced study, followed by a final year of postgraduate study. On completion, you'll be awarded both a full bachelor's and a full master's degree in four years (2.5 + 1.5 years).

Master's

A master's degree allows you to develop specialist skills and knowledge in your field of choice. A master's qualification can help you to stand out from the crowd in a competitive job market. We offer an extensive range of master's degrees in a number of different areas of study.

For honours and master's research projects download the full lists below:

SAE Honours And Master's Research Booklet 2021 (PDF 2.1MB)

Micro-credentials

Our micro-credentials focus on skills that are in high demand by employers and industry - they are short and affordable so you can easily fit them into your lifestyle, with the flexibility to pick and choose what works for you. Update, upskill or reskill; complete a one-off micro-credential or stack them up and convert into credit towards an undergraduate or postgraduate course - the choice is yours.


Find out more about micro-credentials at UWA Plus

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News

  • Lefroy Fellowship an opportunity of a lifetime

    Wed, 16 Jun 2021

    With a research schedule that frequently takes her from the lab to the field and back again – there is no such thing as a typical day for The University of Western Australia’s Lefroy Fellow Kelsey Pool.

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  • World's richest ecosystems grow on ancient soils

    Wed, 2 Jun 2021

    The world’s richest, most endemic ecosystems grow in the oldest, most infertile landscapes.

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  • Black swan DNA could help us understand human response to bird flu

    Mon, 3 May 2021

    In a world-first, scientists have assembled the DNA of the black swan, which could offer insight into future pandemics.

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Events and workshops

The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment hosts a number of events and workshops throughout the year for students, staff and members of the public. Details of all our upcoming events can be found on our events calendar.

Events Calendar

Contact the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment

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Location

Building 401, Room G022 North Agriculture Building (North West Wing Building)

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