Bachelor of Environmental Design

Environmental Design is a broad study area that involves design and planning in relation to natural and constructed environments.

The learning experience

UWA facilities include lecture theatres, case study rooms and break-out areas for group work and individual study.

Careers and further study

Bachelor of Environmental Design

Career opportunities

Bachelor of Environmental Design

Further study


Entry requirements

Admission requirements

To be considered for this course you need to: 

  • achieve the University’s minimum entry score
  • demonstrate English language competence
  • satisfy any prerequisites for your preferred majors (refer to individual major descriptions for prerequisite details)

You can view the prerequisites and recommended subjects for your chosen course here.

View our admission requirements for specific information, depending on your education history.

Assured Pathway information

If you have a professional career in mind, take advantage of one of our Assured Pathways. An Assured Pathway gives you an assured place in one of our postgraduate professional courses (such as Law, Engineering or Medicine) from the start of your studies with us. The pathways combine a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, providing you with a clearer direction to your career of choice.

Admission entry to UWA 

We offer a number of other pathways for you to gain entry into our undergraduate degrees if you do not meet the standard admission requirements. Learn more about our admission entry pathways.

About the Bachelor of Environmental Design

Environmental Design is a broad study area that involves design and planning in relation to natural and constructed environments. It promotes synergy between objects and settings, built form and landscape across a range of scales, climates and cultures. Incorporating architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and environmental planning, it includes the analysis, conception and representation of places, objects and policies as they shape our environments.

Bachelor of Environmental Design

Quick details

Degree specific majors
  • 3
Minimum ATAR
  • 75
  • February and July
Full time completion
  • 3 years
  • 102863D
Bachelor of Environmental Design

Why study Environmental Design

  • You’ll be learning from academic staff who are leaders in their fields
  • You can engage with industry partners from private and government sectors
  • You’ll be embarking upon a career essential to the shaping of our future built and natural environments
Bachelor of Environmental Design

Life at the School of Design

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Yuhong Chang

Yuhong Chang
Bachelor of Environmental Design

You'll learn to

  • understand the histories and theories of environmental, urban, architectural and landscape design, planning and policy
  • apply principles of design and planning to the creation, preservation and sustaining of natural and constructed environments
  • develop strategic and analytical skills that inform design approaches
  • become accomplished in various modes of graphic and technical communication and representation
Bachelor of Environmental Design

Zac Evangelisti


Form connections

See what our students are up to by following the School of Design Facebook pageSchool of Design Instagram account and School of Design on LinkedIn.

The UWA ALVA Student Society is affiliated with the UWA Student Guild and represents students within the School of Design. Visit the ALVA Student Society on Facebook.


Meet our students

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Bachelor of Environmental Design

Majors available

Taking a second major, even from another UWA bachelor's degree, is a great way to enhance your career prospects.

Second majors could include:

Bachelor of Environmental Design

Excellent facilities

At the School of Design, you’ll have access to well-equipped facilities including:

  • Studio spaces
  • Design Hub, a working space with senior student mentors available for assistance
  • Digital fabrication equipment such as plastic extrusion 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC milling machines

  • Multiple computer labs with 24-hour access

  • Printmaking studio with etching presses and spray booths

  • Multimedia production facilities

  • Cullity Gallery, where you’ll have the opportunity to exhibit your work.

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