Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours)

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Through the Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours), students will address a range of scientific skills and knowledge and an understanding of legal, political and social aspects of environmental management and develop skills in systems analysis and planning. Study fundamental environmental processes, the way they can be described, monitored and predicted, and the effect of human impact on the physical and biological environment. Specialise in one of four key areas of Environmental Science - Earth Resources; Ecology and Conservation; Environmental Toxicology; and Natural Resource Science. In each area students will study core and advanced science and regulatory topics, participate in environmental science field trips and complete a substantial research project in either an environmental impact assessment or an environmental audit. As an Environmental Science Graduate, students will be equipped to contribute rigorous analyses to environmental decision making and management to address global environmental challenges.

Course Fee:

International: $180,374

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English; Mathematics B; either Chemistry or Physics


64 units

Subjects you can Study:

Earth resources; Ecology and conservation; Environmental toxicology; Natural resource science

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 8 years
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 4 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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