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Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Environmental Science)

Combine science disciplines to tackle environmental challenges.

Examine how natural processes and their changes impact human society, and how human activities interact with and modify environments. This multidisciplinary degree focuses on understanding, monitoring and improving the environment. Expand your knowledge, obtain skills, and learn critical thinking about environmental issues and problems.

Quick Facts

Duration: 4 years full-time
Start Date: March, July
Tuition Fee: $36,500
Location: Bedford Park, Australia


Assumed knowledge:


IELTS total:
Pearson overall score: 50
CRICOS code: 074776F
Delivery mode: On campus: Bedford Park

Why study Environmental Science at Flinders

  • Understand the components of the earth system: atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere
  • Appreciate the potential environmental consequences of global environmental and climate changes
  • Recognise major environmental issues at the global, national and local scales
  • Undertake basic data analysis to identify relationships and trends between environmental variables.

Practical experience

The degree provides you with practical experience that prepares you for the workplace through the applied environmental practice topic in third year.


“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”

Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student


Your degree is the first step towards a range of employment opportunities.

Potential occupations include:

  • environmental scientist
  • environment protection officer
  • water policy officer
  • environmental education officer
  • contaminated land scientist