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Bachelor of Environmental Science - 791AA

Course Code: 791AA
Course Version: 3
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Science
CRICOS Code: 054171A
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The Bachelor of Environmental Science is a three year degree providing flexible, innovative and integrated studies into resource and environmental issues, both of a global nature and unique to Australia. This course prepares students for careers in research as well as in a variety of government, community and private organisations. Specific career paths include applied ecology; vegetation and wildlife management; reserve management; pest and weed control; biometry and data analysis; conservation biology and genetics; remote sensing and information systems; environmental assessment; catchment, lake and estuary management; salinity management, landcare and land management.

Admission Requirements

Normal requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree.

Additional Admission Requirements


Assumed Knowledge

ACT: Mathematical Methods Major
NSW: Mathematics
International students need to meet the English language requirements of the University of Canberra. Students should note the assumed knowledge requirements for individual majors and minors when choosing a program of study.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Placement Requirements



Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Environmental Science B EnvSc

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Professional Accreditation


Graduate Employment

Graduates from this course can expect to gain employment as a project officer, environmental monitoring officer, resource assessment officer, ecotourism officer, landcare or rivercare coordinator, scientist, manager, policy maker or planner in a government or non-government agency, or in a wide range of similar roles in industry, with resource users, or in the community sector.

Course Duration

Six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum 20 semesters.


High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) course.

UCC Pathway

If you do not meet the entry requirements for this Bachelor Degree there are linking Diploma programs (Diploma of Business; Diploma of Business Extended) offered through the University of Canberra College. After successfully completing one of these diplomas you will be granted advanced standing in a linked bachelor degree at the University of Canberra. Please visit our website via to find out more information about what the University of Canberra College can do for you.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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