The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, and the places we live, work and play all have major impacts on our health and wellbeing.
A Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health) will equip you to explore the diverse range of natural and built environment challenges that confront us.
The Earth needs graduates like you
A Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health) will equip you to explore the diverse range of natural and built-environment challenges that confront us, from the mitigation of human health impacts of global climate change through to the more localised issues of air and water quality, waste management, food security, environmental noise and healthy communities.
The major areas of study addressed within the program include air pollution; community studies; emergency management; environmental regulation and policy; environmental monitoring; environmental planning; environmental protection; epidemiology; food safety; noise, occupational environment; risk assessment; sustainable environmental management; toxicology; urban development and water pollution. A variety of fulfilling career paths are available to graduates of this program.
Our graduates will be eligible for full membership of Environmental Health Australia (EHA).
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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As a Natural Science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Environmental risk consultancy
- Environmental health
- Public health
- Environmental health policy
Land Care Officer
Land Care Officers work with the community to promote awareness of environmental issues by conducting surveys, monitoring local environmental conditions and being involved in local environmental projects.
Environmental Health Officer
Environment Health Officers are responsible for the planning, development and implementation of control strategies to limit impact to our environment.
Environmental Scientists study, develop, implement and advise on policies and plans for managing and protecting the environment, flora, fauna and other natural resources.
Life Scientists examine the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of living organisms to better understand how they function and interact with each other and the environment in which they live.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.