Undergraduate

Environmental Science and Management (Double Major)

Help secure a sustainable future with the Environmental Science and Management double major.
80
ATAR

Contact us

Address

Student Central

The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

1800 653 050

Hours

8.30am – 5pm AWST, Monday – Friday

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.

Career Pathways

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.

Careers include:

  • Environmental Consultants
  • Environmental Officers
  • Conservation Officers
  • Mine Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Soil Scientists
  • Environmental Economists
  • Conservation Planners
  • Environmental Policy Analysts

 

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.

Careers include:

  • Environmental Consultants
  • Environmental Officers
  • Conservation Officers
  • Mine Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Soil Scientists
  • Environmental Economists
  • Conservation Planners
  • Environmental Policy Analysts

 

Fees and scholarships

Fees for this course are currently being finalised, refer back to this page in the coming weeks as more information will be made available then.

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Admission requirements

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

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for this course's Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

Admission requirements

For applicants with recent secondary education, information on admission criteria is available on our entry standards page.

Mathematics requirement

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

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Environmental science assesses the impact of human activity on the global environment and develops scientific, risk-based solutions to help secure a sustainable future. As a student of the Environmental Science and Management double major, you will be trained to apply scientific, economic and regulatory knowledge to help society resolve global conflicts such as climate change, deforestation and water pollution.

About the course

The Environmental Science and Management double major, will train you to apply scientific, economic and regulatory knowledge to help society resolve conflicts relating to climate change, carbon trading, greenhouse gas emissions and habitat destruction.
Environmental Science and Management (Double Major)

Quick details

Status
  • Available 2021
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
  • Albany (Regional campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-ENVDM
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BSc), 4 years (BSc[Hons])
Environmental Science and Management (Double Major)
Status
  • Available 2021
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
  • Albany (Regional campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-ENVDM
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BSc), 4 years (BSc[Hons])
TISC Codes
Honours Available
  • Yes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
Faculty
  • Faculty of Science

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
Student story

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Student story
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Alumni Story

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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.

Develop your employability skills through a science work placement. The following units are available to all science undergraduate students who are looking to gain practical hands-on industry relevant experience:

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Centre

Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management

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Centre

The Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management (CENRM) is a leader in the provision of knowledge necessary to better manage natural resources in Australia. The Centre's vision is to solve natural resource management issues, not just study them.

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