"I never imagined I would end up making a difference, delving into humanities and social sciences off the back of a science degree."

Anneliese Austin

School of Environment, Science and Engineering Honours graduate

Study Science

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The management of our precious natural environments is one of the most pressing issues of our times. Whether you’re passionate about plants, animals or environmental conservation, Southern Cross University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to suit your career goals.

Bachelor degrees specialising in earth and environmental, forest or marine systems or in regenerative agriculture offer not only a solid scientific foundation but the opportunity to specialise in disciplines that directly impact conservation of these critical areas. With an emphasis on the development of practical skills, these degrees are an excellent preparation for a range of careers.

Research degrees offer ample scope for exploration of conservation, aided by the extensive cross-disciplinary collaboration across the University in research centres with world-leading expertise in fields such as plant science, geoscience, forest science, biogeochemistry and marine science.

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Why choose Science with Southern Cross?

Global top 300

We're ranked in the global top 300 in Agriculture and Forestry (QS Rankings 2020)

5-star ratings

5-star rating for overall experience, learning resources, skills development, student support and teaching quality (GUG 2021)

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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Upcoming info sessions

Southern Cross University regularly holds on-campus and online information sessions.

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 All courses are delivered online due to COVID-19

All our courses that are shown to be at a specific campus will be temporarily delivered online with no face-to-face teaching for Session 2 and 3. This may continue longer depending on when the Government instructs us that it is safe to resume normal face-to-face classes on campus. Our normal online courses will continue unaffected.

Student information on COVID-19

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Looking for more information?

We know going to university can seem complicated. Our team is ready to answer your questions and support you in any way they can. Whether it is a query about what shared majors we have, on- or off-campus accomodationinformation for students with a disability or assistance with applying.

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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

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