Environmental Studies Courses
Recognised by every environmental management agency in Australia, this course is developed in close association with industry, professionals and government to ensure it meets and supports their needs.
Environmental management is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on finding solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems.
Solving the world's environmental problems will require professionals who are trained in the sciences underlying these issues and who understand the wider human contexts of the challenges faced.
History has shown that if we don't effectively manage our environment, we will degrade it.
Going beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries, and transcending the old 'arts-sciences' divide, we adopt a multi- and inter-disciplinary approach to sustainability, and graduates gain an understanding of social and community sustainability as well as ecologically sustainable development - a great advantage in the growing 'green collar' job market.
The Bachelor of Environmental Science provides opportunity for specialisation or majors in conservation ecology, envirobusiness, natural resources management, and remediation and restoration.
Studying law in conjunction with another discipline gives you the potential to take an interdisciplinary approach in both your studies and in your future employment.
Deakin’s Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) provides you with exposure to a range of possible career paths and an understanding of your chosen discipline through research in areas including environmental management and sustainability, ecological risk assessment, wildlife and conservation biology, behaviour, ecology, evolution, and, ecophysiology, marine and freshwater biology, and fisheries and aquaculture.
Develop the skills to undertake environmental planning and management, and tackle global issues such as climate change.
This course presents students with a unique opportunity to contribute to an emerging challenge that we all face - how to make our lives, livelihoods, communities, environments and spaces sustainable.