Careers and further study
This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.
Students graduating with a Major in Environmental Management are equipped for careers in environmental economics and environmental policy analysis or a pathway to postgraduate study. Students will position themselves well in the job market by gaining fundamental scientific, environmental economics and social science skills as well as being trained in networking, team work, leadership and communication of complex issues essential for future leaders.
- Environmental Consultants
- Environmental Economists
- Conservation Planners
- Environmental Policy Analysts
Master of Environmental Science
Fees and scholarships
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The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.
Minimum entry requirements
This major requires a certain level of Mathematics. If you do not meet this level, you may be able to take additional Mathematics units in your first year to satisfy this requirement.
WACE prerequisite: Mathematics Methods ATAR
How to apply
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About the course
- Available 2021
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Albany (Regional campus)
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- 3 years (BSc), 4 years (BSc[Hons])
Why study this course
- UWA Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy is a recognised centre of excellence for the impact of its environmental policy analysis
- UWA is 1st in Australia and 19th in the world for Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU 2019)
- You’ll learn to help society resolve conflicts caused by the increasing demands of growing populations on the environment and natural resources, including problems like climate change and biodiversity loss
You'll learn to
- integrate science, economics and social science to guide decision making with respect to human intervention in the environment
- demonstrate the knowledge to manage and rehabilitate environmental systems
- analyse environmental policies from an economic and social science perspective
- apply economic principles to environmental management decisions
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