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Undergraduate subject

Environmental Change

13 October 2023
Examine the long-term effects of human exploitation and activity on the environment.


Environmental Change


Explore how our earth works, evolves, and adapts to human activity and extreme climate change. Become a part of the solution to the biggest issues we have ever faced by studying Environmental Change.


Environmental Change

What will my study involve?

  • Learn about how different earth systems react and repair from ongoing environmental issues, from eroding landscapes to extinct species to extreme weather events.
  • Gain applied skills in observation and data analysis and computer modelling through field stations and work experience.
  • Learn to merge mātauranga Māori and scientific knowledge to broaden your understanding and approach to environmental issues.
  • The Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours is accredited by the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) to deliver environmental practitioners for roles in industry, government, education, research, and the community.

Environmental Change

Career opportunities

Your scientific knowledge will be especially important in roles where you can help inform society about the potential hazards and consequences that will arise from exploiting our natural resources.

Career pathways could include:

  • natural scientist
  • government officer
  • urban and environmental planner
  • resource manager.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Environmental Science.

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