Learn how to create a better environment for people while sustaining biodiversity and world resources, plus the knowledge and skills needed to tackle environmental issues and develop sustainable solutions.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
This is a highly-respected degree that has been the launching pad for many successful people who are making a real difference in environmental management and sustainability locally, nationally and internationally.
As an Environmental Management and Sustainability student, you’ll learn how to create a better environment for people while sustaining biodiversity and world resources. You’ll gain the knowledge and problem-solving skills you need to tackle current and future environmental issues and develop sustainable solutions.
You’ll get hands-on experience with turtles, quendas, endangered Carnaby’s and other black cockatoos on campus, living in a sustainable ‘green development’ landscape with two conservation category wetlands and a banksia woodland. These ‘living laboratories’ will give you an edge in your training as you learn how to apply scientific knowledge to address real-world issues. You can also volunteer with external organisations or get involved in restoration projects and research on campus.
You can create a degree to suit your interests and career goals by combining this course with another major such as Environmental Science, Sustainable Development, Conservation and Wildlife Biology or Marine Science.
When you graduate, you could pursue a career in the fields of air/water quality, biodiversity and ecosystem restoration, climate change adaptation and mitigation, ecotourism, education, forestry, fisheries and wildlife, green/alternative energy, mining rehabilitation, natural resource management, parks management, policy formation, sustainability, urban planning or waste management.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.
Entry requirements for
This course can be completed internally or externally. External students will be required to attend classes on-campus for some units.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.
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