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Bachelor of Environmental Science

Bachelor of Environmental Science (BENV)

Entry requirements
ATAR 62.00
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
  • Toowoomba
  • 3 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
  • Jan, May


  • Be skilled and ready to play your part in a more sustainable future with UniSQ's Bachelor of Environmental Science. Learn about environmental science, ecology, climate, biodiversity conservation, wildlife management and practical aspects of natural resource management, ensuring you've got the necessary skills to make a difference.
  • Participate in field studies of vegetation and freshwater ecosystems, wildlife survey and monitoring, and site visits to water resource and renewable energy facilities.
  • Discover Indigenous relationships with country and how this knowledge and perspective can be incorporated into resource management.
  • Become workplace-ready through industry site visits, practical field work and industry placements, as well as involvement in environmental research with UniSQ’s renowned Research Centres.
  • Create your own unique degree and skillset by selecting from majors, electives and interdisciplinary minors, such as Climatology, Journalism, Biodiversity, and Indigenous Studies, to suit your interests and career goals.

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Begin your study journey today with the university rated 5/5 stars for graduates starting salaries* and start the degree that’s right for you.

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What can you do with a Bachelor of Environmental Science?

With an environmental science qualification you can work in a variety of roles in different industries and sectors including:

  • Defence organisations
  • National parks
  • Resource and mining
  • State and federal government departments
  • The Australian Bureau of Meteorology
  • Universities.

Continue your studies and use your Bachelor of Environmental Science qualification as a stepping-stone to study a:

What will I learn in a Bachelor of Environmental Science?

What you will learn during your Bachelor of Environmental Science studies will vary depending on the education provider you study with and what specialisation you choose to pursue.

At UniSQ, our Bachelor of Environmental Science degree includes courses in environmental studies, weather studies, communication, fundamental statistics, foundation mathematics and Indigenous environmental perspectives and knowledge.

You can choose from the following specialisations:

Tailor your learning experience to suit your personal interest and career goals by selecting from majors, electives and interdisciplinary minors such as Climatology, Journalism, Biodiversity and Indigenous Studies.

Would you like to talk through your study options? Get in touch and we can provide you with the personalised support and advice you need.

Why study a Bachelor of Environmental Science?

The need for experts who have the skills and knowledge to take on world environmental challenges is growing. Therefore, there is no better time to study a Bachelor of Environmental Science.

The knowledge and skills you’ll develop in your studies will enable you to make a positive impact on the conservation of our environment and help develop solutions to secure a sustainable future.

How long does it take to study?
At UniSQ a Bachelor of Environmental Science will take you approximately three years to complete. Some students choose to study part-time which increases the time it takes to complete the require courses. Discover more about the different ways you can study at UniSQ.
Why study a Bachelor of Environmental Science with UniSQ?

Get a great strong start to your career in environmental science at UniSQ.

  • We collaborate with leading global companies such as John Deere, playing a significant role in environmental research
  • Become work-ready through industry site visits, practical field work and industry placements
  • UniSQ has been rated well above world standard for our research in Environmental Science and Management in the latest ERA results.