Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)

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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.

Professional accreditation

Graduates are eligible for associate membership of Environmental Health Australia (EHA) and meet the academic requirements for membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ).

Practical experience

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.

Course structure

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.

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.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus

Fees: $29,040*

Delivery: On campus



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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.