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What will I learn?

Get ready for a journey of discovery when you study Science at Western. Develop the skills you need to investigate a wide range of scientific disciplines from astronomy to zoology. Help create a sustainable future in all businesses and industries.

Pick which units suit your career goals. Open up to a world of unlimited opportunities in astrophysics, conservation biology, drug design and pharmaceuticals, environmental health, food formulation, forensics, biomedical and biophysical research, hospital or pathology labs, plant science and horticulture, and wildlife management.

Environmental Health:

The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, and the places we live, work and play all have major impacts on our health and well-being. The testamur major Environmental Health, when combined with the major Environmental Futures in a Bachelor of Science, will equip you to explore the diverse range of natural and built-environment challenges that confront us, from the mitigation of human health impacts of global climate change through to the more localised issues of air and water quality, waste management, food security, environmental noise and healthy communities. The major areas of study addressed within the major include air pollution; community studies; emergency management; environmental regulation and policy; environmental monitoring; environmental planning; environmental protection; epidemiology; food safety; noise, occupational environment; risk assessment; sustainable environmental management; toxicology; urban development and water pollution.

Your career

As a science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

Science-based work in industry
Government environmental agencies
Patent work
Quality control
Environmental consulting laboratories
Scientific equipment companies

Which department am I in?

School of Science

CRICOS

041144M

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,000.00 (17,30,665) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Hawkesbury Campus

Bourke Street,

RICHMOND,

New South Wales,

2753, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Western Sydney University offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Western Sydney University The College
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About Western Sydney University

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  • 49,200 Students, 6,300 International Students