2 years
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Career Opportunities

The skills that you can learn in Environmental Studies are relevant to a number of career paths. This might include careers that specialise in the environment, such as environmental policy, planning, or management.

Alternatively, it might include careers that make use of the thinking and research skills that you can build up in the Environmental Studies programme.

It should be noted however, that in order to gain employment in the field of environmental management, it is generally necessary to gain postgraduate qualifications.

Entry Requirements


If your interests in the natural world are diverse, and your passions for them are strong, a major in Environmental Studies is for you. You can study a range of topics from Architecture to M?ori Resource Management, from Antarctica to urban land use.

This multidisciplinary nature is reflected in the wide range of courses with environmental content offered for the degree, including courses in Architecture, Biological Sciences, Design, Earth Sciences, Law, Economics, Geography, M?ori Studies, Marine Biology, Political Science or Public Policy.

This range reflects the breadth and depth of expertise at Victoria, and Victoria's recognition of the importance of environmental issues to our future. The growth in environmental awareness creates many career opportunities in local and national government and the private sector.

Environmental Studies courses can be put towards a major in Environmental Studies for aBachelor of Arts, or a Bachelor of Science, and pairs well with many other disciplines as a double major.They also form part of the BA major in M?ori Resource Management, and will add an environmental element useful to many careers.