University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The University of Newcastle’s Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management is the degree for those with a passion for the environment and an interest in saving our planet. With the alarming rate of environmental impacts from climate change, land clearing and deforestation, human induced impacts to the biosphere, the polluting of our oceans and our urgent biodiversity crisis; now is the time to upskill and play your role in protecting our natural world into the future. The degree explores the science behind human induced impacts to our environment and fosters management-based skills and knowledge to manage our environment in a sustainable way into the future. Students will learn from world-leading scientists in the field. You will gain scientific skills in environmental science including essential laboratory and field-based skills in diverse environments from terrestrial forests to coastal and marine ecosystems. The degree’s management focus is unique in Australia, offering students essential knowledge and skills in managing environments including environment impact assessment, policy and legislation and environmental ethics. Further, students can specialise in one of four specialist areas to dovetail into a future career destination including sustainability, natural resources and hazards, ecosystems and biodiversity, or marine science and management.


  • Students are required to complete a total of, but no more than, 240 units, comprised of the following: 100 units of Core courses 10 unit Mathematics Directed course 10 unit Statistics Directed course One 80 unit major
  • 40 units of Electives.


  • Marine Science Management
  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity
  • Natural Resources and Hazards
  • Sustainability

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 HSC or ATAR equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $113,775
  • ATAR: 65.00
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
Ourimbah International: $113,775
  • ATAR: 65.00
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Callaghan, Ourimbah.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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