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Environment and Society

Bachelors of Business Management / Design

Develop a deeper understanding of the interconnections between people and the environment.

Understand how environmental crises such as climate change, waste and biodiversity loss are tied to social, political, economic and cultural processes. In this major, you will learn to connect your advanced understanding of environmental issues with social science skills to co-design socially and environmentally just and sustainable futures.

Graduate career destinations range from working with environmental community organisations, to government, consultancy and the private sector. Example opportunities include climate smart design within local government, environmental impact assessment with multinational corporations, local through to international environmental policymaking, and ensuring national and international climate and human rights responsibilities are upheld.


1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2022

How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Studios

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Working with Indigenous People
  • Ecology, Culture, and Field Research
  • Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Politics & Policy

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