(ARWU Subject Ranking 2019)
As we understand more about the challenges facing our planet, environmental careers will continue to gain importance.
Go beyond past mindsets and understand how human activities interact with and modify environments. Learn how to address the challenges we face now and in the future.
Awarded five stars in sciences for learner engagement, learning resources, overall experience, skills development, student support, and median salary*, Flinders University can start you on your path to an exciting and meaningful career.
*(QILT Student Experience Survey 2018, public SA-founded universities only)
Combines study of environmental science with understanding about the political and developmental dimensions to global environmental challenges.
Examine and understand the components of the earth system: atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere. Gain a broad spectrum of knowledge for a range of career opportunities.
You’ll work with industry and government at a national and international level to improve environmental outcomes.
Learn to analyse data to identify patterns and trends in environmental conditions.
The postgraduate courses in environmental health aim to provide you with the professional qualifications to enter or enhance career opportunities in the area of environmental health. This pathway program provides you with advanced knowledge in the theory and application of environmental health and environmental health risk assessment.
The postgraduate groundwater hydrology program enables scientists, engineers and other environmental professionals whose work requires groundwater knowledge to complete a professional and industry-focused study of groundwater hydrology. You will gain a wide understanding of hydrological processes and phenomena, including but not limited to groundwater.
Environmental management combines the social sciences and humanities with the study of physical geography, the earth sciences and biology to provide the breadth of knowledge required of environmental managers. This articulated program introduces you to contemporary theory and practice in environmental management and to the study of environmental processes and systems.
The program aims to train students to understand the scientific problems involved in the management of water. The program offers the possibility to produce either a degree of significant depth or a much broader program with generalised understanding of a wide range of water resources management subjects.
I chose to study at Flinders after seeing the course structure and extensive range of interesting topics they offered – I knew it would benefit my career in environmental management. Flinders has become more than just a university for me. Not only have I been supported academically by inspirational teachers and friendly staff, but I’ve had the opportunity to make great friends and experience life in Adelaide
Thuy Duong Nguyen, Bachelor of Environmental Management, Vietnam
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