The Sydney Environmental Science Program offers scientific education in vital aspects of the environment, while enabling you to tailor a program to suit your individual needs and interests. The scientific education in areas such as ecology, climate change and chemistry is linked with studies in environmental law and policy, sustainable development, alternative energies, and resource economics. Environmental Science is applied interdisciplinary education; education for sustainability.
The University of Sydney is a world leader in environmental science research. This was confirmed in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluations for 2012, where Sydney was top-ranked (Well Above World Standard) for Environmental Science and Management. The study of environmental science at the University of Sydney spans several disciplines and encourages adaptive problem solving as well as the development of technical skills and expertise. Graduates of our program possess a broad interdisciplinary knowledge base and the ability to apply their knowledge with flexibility and innovation in the workplace.