Careers and further study
This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.
Students graduating with a double Major in Environmental Science and Management are equipped for careers in environmental science and policy analysis or a pathway to postgraduate study. Students taking the double major in Environmental Science and Management will position themselves well in the job market by gaining fundamental scientific, economic 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 Officers
- Conservation Officers
- Mine Rehabilitation Specialists
- Soil Scientists
- 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 and Chemistry ATAR
About the course
Why study this course
- UWA is ranked 1st in Australia 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
- You can be a leader in environmental science and policy analysis with good job opportunities and weekly wages being higher than average (joboutlook.gov.au)
You'll learn to
- develop skills and knowledge to assess environmental systems, using field, laboratory, modelling and statistical methodologies
- integrate science, economics and social science to guide decision making with respect to human intervention in the environment
- analyse environmental policies from an economic and social science perspective
Work Integrated Learning
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) helps bridge the gap between theory and practice by providing opportunities for students to gain hands-on, practical industry relevant experience and for employers to help shape the graduates of tomorrow.