Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

Maintaining the balance between our environment and human development is challenging. The future needs us to work on sustainable solutions to issues including increasing biodiversity loss, urbanisation and climate change. The ANU Bachelor of Environment & Sustainability is a contemporary degree, covering environmental science, policy and social sciences, allowing you to address the complex challenges of sustainability by giving you a broad environmental education. You will learn to link perspectives from the natural and social sciences with their applications in your chosen major and minor.


In this program students will study a total of 144 units. Typically students will take 4 courses per semester (total of 24 units) and 8 courses per year (total of 48 units) as a full-time student. Students will complete 24 courses over the three years (total of 144 units). Out of 144 units, 48 units (8 courses) must account for a science major, 24 units (4 courses) for one science minor from a pre-selected list for this degree and 24 further units (4 courses) from science. Students may choose to complete 96 units (16 courses) to account for two science majors from the pre-selected list. The remaining 48 units (8 courses) can be from science or non-science courses. See for more information.


  • Earth Science
  • Environmental science
  • Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology
  • Geography
  • Marine Science
  • Quantitative Environmental Modelling

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or an Associate Diploma
  • Or Associate Degree
  • Or Diploma
  • Or Advanced Diploma
  • Or Graduate Certificate
  • Or at least 1 year in a single program of degree-level study
  • Or an approved tertiary preparation course ATAR: 80 QLD Band: 10 International Baccalaureate: 29

Study pathways

Honours is available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $187,640
  • ATAR: 80
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

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