Fast facts

Course type: Honours
Course length: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 80.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR
: 80.00
Diploma or above
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Science (Honours) specialisations

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.6, A Levels: 9, IB Diploma: 27, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Environmental Science) is a multidisciplinary degree examining how natural processes and their changes impact human society and how human activities interact with and modify environments.

This degree focuses on understanding, monitoring, and improving the environment.

Expand your knowledge, obtain skills, and learn critical thinking about environmental issues and problems.

A Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) 3 year program is also available.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Environmental Science at Flinders?

  • Understand the functioning and interactions of components of the earth system: atmosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere, and geosphere.
  • Appreciate the potential environmental consequences of global environmental and climate changes.
  • Recognise major environmental issues at the global, national and local scales.
  • Undertake basic data analysis to identify relationships and trends between environmental variables.
  • One of the top 300 universities worldwide for environmental sciences - QS World University Rankings 2014-15.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None.

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234421
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $8,981

International students
CRICOS code: 074776F
Mid year entry: Yes

How to apply 

Annual fees:

2018: $29,900
2019: $32,900



  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students
Science and environment (PDF 6MB)

International students
International course guides