Undergraduate Certificate in Environmental Studies

This course is covered by the Higher Education Relief Package and is discounted from $5,000 to $2,500.

(Not available in 2021)

The fully online Undergraduate Certificate in Environmental Studies combines a range of units to provide a foundation for understanding environmental global challenges, human impact on the environment, and environmental management and innovation. This certificate provides hands-on and transferable scientific, economic, problem solving and communication skills, enhancing your employability and opportunities for further study in the environmental field.

Units in the certificate form the basis for continuing at UWA with a major in Agricultural Science, Agricultural Technology, Agribusiness, Environmental Science, or Environmental Management.

Start date
Classes start 27 July 2020. Applications close 24 July 2020.
Study mode
$5,000 Discounted to $2,500 until 24 July
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What you'll learn

Global challenges facing the environment and the human impact on the environment.

Diversity and function of plants and animals and their interactions with the environment.

How to identify, analyse and solve problems.

Notebook and a workspace 

Why study this course?

  • Get a head start towards bachelor’s study and get a taste of environmental sciences at UWA.
  • Take a step towards a job in a field you’re passionate about.
  • Develop an understanding of global environmental challenges and innovations seeking to solve them.
  • Develop your critical thinking and communication skills.

How does it work?

All units will be delivered online and you’ll have access to your unit coordinator for any questions about your course.

Assessment may include a combination of participation, assignments and exams.

What's next after this course?

Future study
On completion of the certificate, you can take your studies further with a Bachelor of Science. You will have a head start in the following majors:
  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Science
  • Agricultural Science and Agribusiness (extended major)
  • Agricultural Science and Technology (extended major)
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science and Management (extended major)
  • Environmental Management
Employment opportunities
This certificate is your first step to employment in areas including agricultural science or environmental science.