Science and Environment

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Transform your future

Understanding the interaction between humans and the environments and ecosystems of our world is key to ensuring a better future for all.  

Southern Cross University’s science degrees cover every aspect of the understanding and management of our natural and built environments. Advanced analytical laboratories and a strong field focus prepare you for a range of careers in science. 

Our science programs are taught by passionate academics who will nurture your knowledge and skills. Learn to use drones and Geographic Information System (GIS) equipment for resource mapping and data collection. Immerse yourself in field trips to the living laboratories on our doorstep. World Heritage rainforests, reefs and rivers are all within easy reach of our campuses. 

Learning under our Southern Cross Model will help you study more cohesively, achieve milestones more quickly, and gain greater clarity for the scientific career you plan to pursue. 

Whatever your field of scientific interest, Southern Cross University can put you on the pathway to a truly transformative career.

Apply now to start studying in July and join a university that’s transforming tomorrow. 

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“One of the most important skills I learned while I was studying at Southern Cross University was the ability to communicate effectively. It’s nice to be working in a field where you can see things shifting, and Southern Cross helped me to achieve this goal.”

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Why choose Science and Environment with Southern Cross?

Global top 350

We're ranked in the global top 350 in Agriculture and Forestry (QS Rankings 2023)

Guaranteed entry with Diploma of Science

Guaranteed entry with Diploma of Science into our Bachelor of Science with a choice of specialisations

5-star rating

We’re rated 5-stars for learning resources, student support and teaching quality (Good Universities Guide 2023: Science and Mathematics)

Top 100 in Oceanography

Global top 100 for Oceanography (Global Rankings of Academic Subjects (Shanghai Rankings) 2022)

How to apply

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

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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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The Faculty of Science and Engineering

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is a leader in outstanding research and industry innovation, offering a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees which specialise in engineering, IT, regenerative agriculture, environmental science, marine science and veterinary studies. Each course is designed to equip students with industry-relevant knowledge and capabilities, focused on innovative approaches to contemporary issues, while opening doors and opportunities for them anywhere in the world. Our strong links with industry form a fundamental part of our internship programs, giving our students experience in real jobs before they graduate.


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