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What will I learn?

With growing populations globally, managing our environment and natural resources is becoming more important than ever. In this major, you’ll learn how to apply scientific, economic, policy and social analysis to help society make better decisions to protect the environment. If you want to play a role in the future of our environment, you’ll be well-suited to study this major.

About the course

Growing populations in less developed countries and rising incomes in developed countries are placing increasing demands on the Earth’s environment and natural resources.

As an Environmental Management student you will learn how to apply scientific, economic, policy and social analysis to help society make better decisions to protect the environment.

If you have a strong interest in science, a commitment to the environment, and want to play a role in the future of our environment, you will be well-suited to study this major.

Career Pathways

Students graduating with a Major in Environmental Management are equipped for careers in environmental economics and environmental policy analysis or a pathway to postgraduate study. Students will position themselves well in the job market by gaining fundamental scientific, environmental economics and social science skills as well as being trained in networking, team work, leadership and communication of complex issues essential for future leaders.

Careers include:

Environmental Consultants
Environmental Economists
Conservation Planners
Environmental Policy Analysts

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

CRICOS

068914G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$40,100.00 (21,46,681) per year
AUD $120,300 total course fee

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

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Crawley Campus,

35 Stirling Highway,

CRAWLEY,

Western Australia,

6009, PERTH, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$40,100.00 (21,46,681) per year
AUD $120,300 total course fee

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

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

UWA Albany Centre

35 Stirling Terrace,

ALBANY,

Western Australia,

6330, ALBANY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australian High School (or equivalent). Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; GCE A-level - Minimum grade E in English Language, English Literature or English Language and Literature. IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules); PTE - An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 59 in the speaking and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the listening and reading sections. TOEFL - Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section.

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australian High School (or equivalent).

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; GCE A-level - Minimum grade E in English Language, English Literature or English Language and Literature. IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules); International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) - English A1 at HL or SL - Minimum score 4, English A2 at HL or SL - Minimum score 4, English B at HL - Minimum score 5; PTE - An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 59 in the speaking and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the listening and reading sections. TOEFL - Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section.

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Monash University
  • The Australian National University
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About The University of Western Australia (UWA)

UWA is the only Western Australian university ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide.

  • World-top 100 university - QS World University Rankings 2021
  • 5-stars for teaching quality (Good Universities Guide 2020)
  • A proud member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight
  • 11 subject areas in world’s top 50 QS Rankings 2020