combined bachelor's

Environmental Science and Science

Pursue your passions and maximise your career options with our combined bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and Science. You'll graduate with two degrees in just four years, a Bachelor of Environmental Science where you will take a defined study plan and a Bachelor of Science where you'll choose a major from a wide range of options.

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Quick details

Course code
CB002
TISC code
UB002
Intake
February and July
Duration
4 years
Location
Perth
Minimum ATAR or equivalent
85 ATAR
Prerequisites
Mathematics Methods ATAR or Mathematics Applications ATAR with a mathematics unit taken in your first year. Students without ATAR mathematics will take two first-year mathematics units. Chemistry ATAR or an additional chemistry unit taken in the first year.

Related study areas

This course is currently available for domestic students only.

 

Why study this course?

In a competitive employment market, you will maximise your career options by gaining practical and creative skills to solve diverse and emerging environmental problems and also gain  knowledge in a scientific discipline. You will graduate with two qualifications, having cut two years off the time it takes you to study two degrees. If you decide either degree isn’t right for you, you can exit one and complete the other.

What will I learn?

Environmental Science teaches understanding, reasoning and improving the natural world through systematic observation, experimentation, modelling and calculation. You will obtain advanced environmental science training, providing you with the opportunity to make a real contribution to the global challenges facing humanity.

Discipline areas in Science range from cutting-edge pure and applied science to new multidisciplinary fields of science. Acquiring the communication and research skills embedded throughout each major, you will be well prepared for many diverse and exciting careers.

Course structure

You can combine one of the following extended majors from the Bachelor of Environmental Science:

With one of the following Bachelor of Science majors:

You can also include minors and elective units in your degree. Learn more about what makes up your degree with Our Courses Explained.

Combined bachelors degree with foundational units

1ST YEAR SEM 1 Exd major Exd major Found. Major 2
SEM 2 Exd major Exd major Found. Major 2
2ND YEAR SEM 1 Exd major Exd major Found. Major 2
SEM 2 Exd major Exd major Found. Major 2
3RD YEAR SEM 1 Exd major Exd major Elective Major 2
SEM 2 Exd major Exd major Elective Major 2
4th YEAR SEM 1 Exd major Exd major Exd major Major 2
SEM 2 Exd major Exd major Exd major Major 2

Key    CyanExtended major    GreenSecond major    OrangeFoundational    YellowElective    

Careers and employability

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Environmental Science and Bachelor of Science are well placed for the job market. Their comprehensive practical skills in Environmental Science as well as their strong background in communication and research skills will open pathways to become environmental officers in a variety of places such as consultancies, NGOs or government departments and agencies.

Potential jobs

  • Environmental Consultants
  • Environmental Regulations Officer
  • Conservation Officers
  • Mine Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Sustainability Consultant

Fees and scholarships

Student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For a fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”. Annual fees are subject to annual indexation.

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Domestic Students

Domestic students who are eligible for a Commonwealth-supported place can use the HECS-HELP loan scheme to pay their tuition fees.

Course credit points
192
Average annual fee - 2021
$8,747

Admission requirements

To be considered for this course you need to:

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. Find out the admissions pathways for School Leavers and Non-School Leavers.

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