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Field of Study

Environmental Science

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)

Undertake a research apprenticeship at Australia’s highest ranked university for research in environmental sciences.

Take on an independent research project under the guidance of leading environmental researchers.

You'll design, implement and present your research project, with emphasis on defining the research issue, establishing methodology, undertaking appropriate collection and analysis of data, and drawing defensible conclusions.

Depending on your project, you'll also undertake fieldwork in diverse subtropical and tropical ecosystems including World Heritage rainforests, the Great Barrier Reef, North Stradbroke Island and outback Australia.

Supporting workshops and courses will further add to your research training.

Highlights

1 in Australia for environmental sciences

QS World University Rankings 2023

20 in the world for environmental sciences

QS World University Rankings 2023

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Research scientist
  • Environmental scientist
  • Environmental researcher
  • Environment adviser
  • Impact assessment scientist
  • Aviation and wildlife consultant
  • Environmental engineer
  • Soil carbon researcher
  • Toxicology consultant
  • Water quality specialist

Graduate salary

Agriculture & environmental studies (undergraduate)

$50K–$59K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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