Imagine turning your passion for global issues into a rewarding and satisfying career! Choose subjects from environment and geosciences discover a selection of courses where you will have opportunities to study the earth, its oceans, atmosphere, forests, rivers and lakes, ice sheets and glaciers.
This will also include many aspects of how living things, including humans, interact with the earth and environment. Your studies will take you from the laboratory to a rainforest, the desert or even underwater.
Our graduates pursue careers in government funded organisations, in local government, or in the multitude of private environmental consultancies seeking graduates with science-based skills and specialist knowledge in environmental and geological issues.
Our graduates can be found in many settings and roles, including:
Subjects in the area of environment and geosciences can be studied as a major or minor in many undergraduate science courses, and other courses available across the university.
Available in the courses above:
You may also choose to study these subjects from the shared pool of majors available to many university courses.
See all of our undergraduate courses.
The course’s focus is on linking your education in environmental sciences (such as ecology, climate change and chemistry) with studies in politics and law, project evaluation and assessment, decision-making and conflict resolution. Also available as a Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate.
This course allows you to gain a qualification to complement your environmental experience and to acquire knowledge in areas of policy and management. It will bring together subjects that are normally taught separately and are difficult to study together outside of the degree.
Developed in collaboration with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and its partner universities, the degree’s rich array of subjects include the science and management of coasts, marine ecology and conservation, coral reefs, climate change, oceanography (physical, geological and biological) and engineering (coastal and marine). Also available as a Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate.
A course with a strong multi-disciplinary focus, you’ll learn about renewable energy and energy conservation, population health, food and water security, sustainability law and policy, business leadership and sustainability analysis tools. Also available as a Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate.
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Research the big questions in environment and geosciences by doing a research degree, such as a
Wenchao Cao - PhD candidate (Geosciences)