B.Sc. On Campus Online

Environmental Science

Charles Darwin University

36 months
32336 AUD/year
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With the Environmental Science program from Charles Darwin University your academic studies will be combined with practical experience, allowing you to play an active role in the protection and conservation of the environment.


Key Features

Foundation knowledge including biology, ecology and spatial analysis will be the base from which you learn to solve complex environmental problems. You will explore human-impact, social and cultural perspectives, identify solutions to environmental challenges, and learn how to effectively communicate information for positive environmental outcomes. Training in critical and systems thinking will empower you to tackle the environmental challenges of our time.

The Environmental Science program from Charles Darwin University includes common and core foundation units completed mainly in the first year that provide you with a grounding in biology, ecology, earth systems and an introduction to current national and global environmental issues.

You can then select one or two majors in Biodiversity and Conservation, Water and Landscapes, or Eco-cultural Resource Management. Specialist electives include exciting field intensives that offer on-the-ground experience within the spectacular environments of Northern and Central Australia and the Asian-Pacific region. There are also three free elective units which provide additional flexibility and choice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth Systems
  • The Diversity of Life
  • Environmental Issues
  • Indigenous Land and Resources 
  • Ecology
  • Geographical Information Systems and Spatial Thinking
  • Design and Analysis of Biological Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 042477D

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate III level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 140.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32336 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32336 AUD per year during 36 months.

Commonwealth supported places for domestic students

Living costs for Darwin

1493 - 2530 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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