- Discover more about the relationship between people, the environment and other organisms, the impacts of humans on biodiversity and the environment, and how we can live more sustainably.
- Learn about Indigenous relationships with country and how this knowledge and perspective can be incorporated into natural resource management.
- Learn the scientific and ecological theory underpinning land management and biodiversity conservation.
- Explore types of ecological and biophysical data, sampling organisms and the environment and the design of ecological experiments.
- Develop skills and hands-on industry experience with extensive ecological field work across a range of ecosystems as well as site visits, residential schools and laboratory sessions, and over 100 hours of industry placements.
- Learn from our expert lecturers coordinating research projects in topics such as soil biodiversity enhancing plant defences to pests; land management effects on soil microbial diversity; and impacts of bushfires and cultural burning on native grasslands and invasive plant control.
Graduates may choose to undertake further study in environmental science (e.g. Bachelor of Science (Honours), Master of Science, or PhD) in collaboration with one of our closely aligned research centres: Centre for Applied Climate Sciences and Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems.