History has shown that if we don't effectively manage our environment, we will degrade it. Environmental managers are concerned with ensuring the ecological sustainability of human development.
The Environmental Management degree at Western Sydney University is designed to develop your problem-solving skills, and to equip you to work with community members and professional practitioners.
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At Western, we care how you do in all aspects of your life. We believe your future is unlimited and together the possibilities are endless.
As the uni named number one in the world two years in a row – 2022 and 2023 for our social, economic and environmental impact in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, apply today to discover your unlimited potential and start at Western in 2024.
The Earth needs graduates like you
You will study developing innovative policy and strategies that address the increasingly complex causes of today's environmental problems. Issues include urban development, global climate change, persistent organic pollutants (POPs), decreasing biodiversity, and deteriorating air and water quality.
In your final year of study, you will undertake a real-world project for a professional client in a selected area of environmental management. The project provides you with first-hand professional experience in project management and problem solving. You also complete 10 weeks or equivalent of general placement.
The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.
Develop your knowledge of biodiversity, management of aquatic environments, comparative physiology, ecology, toxicology, aquatic ecology; invertebrate biology and more.
Develop your knowledge of biodiversity, cell biology; wildlife, management of aquatic environments, ecology, genetics, botany, conservation biology and more.
Develop your knowledge of wildlife, invertebrate biology and vertebrate biodiversity and gain valuable skills in enterprise leadership, environmental regulation and policy, environmental risk management and more.
Start your unlimited journey today.
As a Natural Science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Environmental protection
- National parks and wildlife service
- Rural fire service
- Waste management operations
- Private environmental consultancies
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 Officers
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 program (80 credit points) per annum, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program 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 program past the normal finish date of the program 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 programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.
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