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Choose an undergraduate degree
You can study environment through the Bachelor of Agriculture, Bachelor of Design, or Bachelor of Science
Choose a specialisation
Your major is your chosen specialisation. Choose or combine majors and minors to pursue your interests
Learn about the experience
Join a Virtual Reality farm tour at our beautiful Dookie campus, see the experimental rain garden, and watch our spatial engineering team's robotic vehicle, Rover Husky in action
The Melbourne curriculum
Your Melbourne experience is yours to shape. If you’re interested in the environment, you can start with an undergraduate (bachelors) degree in Agriculture, Arts, Design or Science. Over three years, you’ll develop a deep understanding of a particular study area which will be your major. These include Agricultural Science, Climate and Weather, Environmental Science, Geology, and Urban Planning. After your undergraduate degree, you can enter the workforce or progress to a specialised graduate, masters degree.
What is breadth?
Unique to the Melbourne curriculum, our undergraduate degrees allow you to explore subjects outside your core study area – we call this breadth.
Breadth means you can tailor your course to fit your individual passions and career ambitions.
With a Melbourne degree, you can study environment regardless of your major. You may choose to take a single subject; or take a sequence of three or more subjects called a breadth track. This can help you develop knowledge and skills relevant to topics like ecology, natural systems and our designed world or forests and fire.
Cultural burning and the Australian landscape
Associate Professor Michael-Shawn Fletcher, lecturer in the Bachelor of Science, explains the history and impact of this longstanding tradition in this bite-sized lecture.
Bachelor of Agriculture, Eileen Mary Harris Scholarship
“Environmental sustainability is the cornerstone of the future of agriculture. I was always interested in plant science and knew it was a major part of agriculture and that there were many employment opportunities.” - Emily Furzer (Australia)
Kick-start your environmental career with our Diploma in General Studies
Develop skills in climate change and impacts, plant systems, and land resources and management to enter the workforce or receive guaranteed entry into one of our degreesFind out more