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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

Saving the world. It’s a growth industry.

If you have a passion for science, sustainability and want to play a part in solving the environmental problems facing our society, the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management at The University of Newcastle is for you. You'll learn to understand and combat the critical issues placing a growing strain on the earth’s natural resources such as climate change, human impacts, and the biodiversity crisis.

Right on the doorstep of the Hunter Valley mining belt, the Hunter wetlands and 300 kilometres of NSW coastline, our region offers vast environmental diversity and provides the perfect environment for you to gain practical experience out in the field.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management can go on to work in a diverse range of areas including:

  • conservation and ecology
  • environmental impact and assessment
  • environmental science
  • environmental health and sustainability
  • earth sciences (including geology)
  • laboratory and research work
  • marine biology
  • mining and exploration
  • teaching
  • writing
  • urban and regional planning

Careers by major

  • Natural Resources and Hazards
  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity
  • Coastal and Marine Science
  • Sustainability

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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