Bachelor of Environmental Science (Sustainablity Science)


You will learn about natural resource management and be at the forefront of this rapidly changing industry. This degree includes extensive field work so you can experience the unique Australian environment first-hand while also learning to understand how it functions and how we can manage human impacts

Work Experience and Internships

Internships and work placements are encouraged. They provide students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge learnt while studying and maximise opportunities for career progression after they complete their studies. An Industry Placements Officer assists students in sourcing work experience and internship opportunities.

Professional Outcomes

Environmental scientists are needed by government and industry across a wide range of sectors including mining and energy, transportation, fisheries and agriculture, tourism, planning and property, and community infrastructure. There are diverse job opportunities in urban and regional Australia, as well as overseas. You will be provided with an in-depth understanding of all facets of environmental impact assessment. You will learn how to apply your scientific skills to both global and local environment decision-making processes and develop a thorough understanding of the natural environment and the methods for undertaking environmental field research and analysis. You will also develop the skills needed to monitor a diverse range of ecosystems including coral reefs, deserts, rainforests, wetlands and coastal dunes.

Structure and Subjects

Entry requirements

Australian residents living in Queensland

Please lodge your application through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Australian residents living outside Queensland

Please contact your nearest Bond University Admissions Manager to arrange a personal interview and lodge a Direct Entry Application Form for Undergraduate Study with the Bond University Office of Admissions, or complete the form online.

International students

If you are an international student, you will need to apply either directly by completing a Direct Entry Application Form for Undergraduate Study (accompanied by documented proof of your English language proficiency) or through one of our in-country representatives.

Academic Requirements

Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent. The Bond College offers a Foundation Program for students who do not currently have the required academic qualifications.

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide documented evidence that you have achieved an IELTS score = 6.5 (no subscore less than 6.0); TOEFL score 570 (TWE 5#); [CBT 230, Essay 5.0; iBT 89 min. all sections 20, writing = 22] for direct entry. Read more detailed information on English language requirements for university study.

The Bond College offers a Foundation Program for students whose English language proficiency does not meet the levels required for direct entry, as specified above.

Credit for Prior Study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed course outlines/subject descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs.