Environmental studies

With environmental issues dominating world policy and the news media, new areas are developing constantly, and these are reflected in the diverse range of education choices. The prominence of issues such as water and climate change has also resulted in extra research funding for many universities.

Browse Environmental studies courses by state

If you are considering studying the environment it’s probably because you believe in protecting and improving it. But you might also consider these courses because they are intellectually stimulating (many combine science with social science and theory with ‘how to’) or for the lifestyle appeal and variety of some graduate jobs.

For more information about the field, visit the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand website.

If you are interested in environmental studies, you will also find related specialisations in fields as diverse as architecture (particularly landscape architecture and environmental design), agriculture , built environment , business and management , education and training , engineering and technology , humanities and social sciences , sciences and sport and leisure studies.