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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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During this Environmental Science and Management program from the University of Newcastle , you'll learn to understand and combat the critical issues placing a growing strain on the earth’s natural resources such as climate change, human impacts, and the biodiversity crisis.

Why study with us?

  • Unique local environmental landscapes - our unique region offers vast environmental diversity, providing the perfect environment for you to gain practical experience out in the field.
  • Access cutting-edge jobs - growth and development in the environmental science industry means the job market is brimming with exciting positions at the forefront of discovery and ongoing environmental sustainability.
  • Strong industry connections - our partnerships with external industries will allow you to take part in exciting work placements and research opportunities, giving you a competitive edge when entering the career market. You will be required to complete a minimum of 80 hours of WIL with a suitable organisation in a role directly relevant to the professional practice of environmental science and/or management.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management can go on to work in a diverse range of areas including:

  • conservation and ecology
  • environmental impact and assessment
  • environmental science
  • geology
  • laboratory and research work
  • marine biology
  • mining and exploration
  • teaching
  • writing
  • urban and regional planning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Part-time is for domestic students only.
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Develop your skills in the following environmental science and management study areas:

  • biological and earth processes
  • environmental planning and impact assessment
  • environmental remote sensing and computer-based mapping
  • environmental sampling and data analysis
  • environmental values, sustainability and ethics
  • land management
  • social development and the environment

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 059877D

  • Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39700 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Newcastle

  • 1333 - 2400 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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