About Environment

Our environment is facing some serious challenges – from changing climates to habitat loss, environmental degradation, species extinction and overpopulation.

By studying Environment, you will learn from world-leading academics and connect with our industry partners to graduate career ready across multiple fields.

Maybe your chosen path is urban landscape management, or it could be environmental policy or law. Others might choose science-based environmental management and conservation or climate science. Wherever your talents lie, there are ways you can make a real difference.

Discover the Environmental Science major

Learn about the Environmental Science major at Melbourne, from what you will study to where will it will take you.

Graduate degree pathways

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Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study at the University of Melbourne

Multidisciplinary and flexible

Multidisciplinary and flexible

Choose from courses designed to prepare you for a diverse range of specialised fields. Some courses even allow you to tailor your own specialisation.

Make a real-world difference

Make a real-world difference

Many of our courses provide the opportunity to undertake original research, a work placement, industry project, or fieldwork, locally and overseas.

Career outcomes

Career outcomes

Join our graduates working in global consultancies, at all levels of government, private and not-for-profit organisations, community education, and academia.

Hear from our students

Find out what motivated our current students to choose Melbourne, and the impact studying with us has had on their lives and careers.

As part of the my degree, I was able to complete a placement on a neuropsycho-oncology research study at MCRI, which allowed me to see what it would be like to be a neuropsychologist in that field.

Farah Elhassan, Bachelor of Science

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Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.