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Bachelor of Environmental Practice

Benefit from JCU’s world-class research* in environmental science and management and learn how the biological, physical, social, economic and political spheres interact and impact on our environment.


in Queensland for skills development* *Good Universities Guide 2022, UG Ag & Environment

Support sustainability

Contribute to conservation and management

Access expertise

World-class research area* *ERA 2018


  • Townsville: February, July
  • Cairns: February, July



+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


3 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

ATAR 63.2

Assumed Knowledge

English (Units 3/4,C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C)

Recommended Knowledge

One of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, Marine Science, Specialist Maths or Physics (Units 3/4,C)

QTAC Codes

  • 316431
  • 326431

Course detail

Real stories

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    Alice Walter

    Bachelor of Environmental Practice

    JCU provided plenty of networking opportunities and showed pathways to many different career pathways throughout the degree. Studying Environmental Practice set me up for a career that is meaningful and brings me so much joy, and makes the world a more sustainable and just place.

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    Monique Palmer

    Bachelor of Environmental Practice

    Environmental Practice has opened my eyes to the current climate change crisis and environmental issues. This degree offers a wide range of subjects in environmental science and management, sustainability, business and economics. I formed long lasting friendships with peers and the highly knowledgeable lecturers.

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    Zsuzsa Banhalmi-Zakar

    Corporate Environmental Management

    Compared to environmental degrees offered by universities in major capital cities, JCU Bachelor of Environmental Practice students benefit from more practical experiences like field and lab work. Mastering these skills is something that employers really value in our graduates.