• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
A Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies at University of Tasmania provides you with more than just knowledge, it gets you thinking about environmental issues and develops your skills to build a better future for us all. There is also no better place to study than Tasmania.


The state is a living laboratory, containing a wealth of biodiversity that is accessible straight from the campus door!

As a wide, interdisciplinary degree, you’ll have a wealth of areas to contribute your skills and experience, which are in high demand world-wide as every country has a natural environment which must be managed and protected.

Career Outcomes

This interdisciplinary Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies degree at University of Tasmania is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that will help them gain employment related to natural environments and wilderness.

Career Opportunities in Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies

This degree provides a great range of employment opportunities as we continue to expand our presence on the earth and need to live in harmony with the natural environment to ensure our survival.

Opportunities include nature-based tourism, natural area management and natural area interpretation, across government, private and not for profit industries.

The broad nature of the degree also provides more general employability in the same way as the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts. The skills you learn are applicable to industries all over the world. Anywhere there is interaction with the natural environment, your skills can be utilised.

Career opportunities with natural environment and wilderness studies include:

  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental organisations and consultancies
  • Land and heritage management
  • Nature-based and eco-tourism
  • Parks planning and management
  • Resource-based industries such as forestry
  • Natural resource management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that students living overseas apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students no less than one month prior.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Geographies of Change 
  • Space, Place and Nature 
  • Geography of Australia's Asian Neighbours 
  • Earth, Climate and Life 
  • Geographies of Economy, Politics and Culture 
  • Natural Environment Field Techniques 
  • Environmental Management 

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

All international applicants will need to meet the International General Entrance Requirements.

For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided. The Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0 with no individual band less than 5.5.

CRICOS: 033976D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 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.

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


There are a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania.

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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