“I’m all about sustainability, so whatever I do it has to be long lasting and help the most people it possibly can."

Rod Ingersoll

Environmental Resource Management Honours graduate

Study Environmental Science

Our environmental science programs are taught by passionate academics and have a focus on developing practical skills. You can obtain your scientific diving license as part of a marine science degree or learn to use drones and GIS equipment for resource mapping and data collection. Fieldtrips are a feature of all our degrees, with living laboratories at our doorstep – World Heritage rainforests, reefs and rivers are all within easy reach of our campuses. 

Knowledge of the interaction between ocean, atmosphere, land, biota and humans is the key to the management of our built and natural systems and to finding solutions to the problems they face.

From regenerative agriculture to marine ecology, our degrees cover every aspect of the management of our natural and built environments. Advanced analytical laboratories and a strong field focus prepare you for a range of careers.

View our environmental science courses

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Why choose Environmental Science with Southern Cross?

Scuba diving qualification

Nationally recognised qualification in scuba diving can be gained as part of your course

5-star ratings

5-star rating in skills development, student support and teaching quality in Agriculture and Environmental Studies (GUG 2022)

Practical and fieldwork

Strong focus on practical and fieldwork in a wide variety of environments, from the forest to the ocean.

Further information

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How to apply

Ready to take the next step in your higher education journey? Find out how you can apply.

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Entry pathways

There are many ways to get into Southern Cross University. Discover your options with an entry pathway.

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Scholarships

The University offers a wide range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Student life at SCU

Our UniLife program aims to encourage both your academic success and support your wellbeing.


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Future students (domestic)

T: 1800 626 481

E: Domestic enquiry

Current Students

T: 1800 005 687

T: +61 2 6620 3666

E: enquiry@scu.edu.au

Future students (international)

T: +61 2 6620 3876

E: international@scu.edu.au

International enquiries

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