Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Join the movement to protect and preserve our planet with the Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours. This program equips you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to address environmental challenges both locally and globally. By delving into various scientific disciplines, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of complex sustainability issues, from freshwater resources to climate change.


Immerse yourself in the intersection of mātauranga Māori and scientific knowledge as you embark on a journey to explore environmental issues from the mountains to the sea. Through hands-on lab and field-based learning experiences, including 400 hours of work experience, you’ll develop the expertise needed to make a meaningful impact in the field of environmental science. Customize your degree with courses tailored to your interests and passions, and emerge as a well-rounded environmental practitioner ready to tackle real-world challenges.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to UC with University Entrance (or equivalent) is required to enrol.
  • CAE or CPE: Minimum score of 169 with at least 162 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • IELTS Academic: Academic with an average score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, listeningNZAPA: English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment Level 3
  • NZCEL: Level 4 – Academic endorsement.
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 50
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 80, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening
  • 100-level: ENVR101 Introduction to Environmental Science, BIOL112 Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, GEOG106 Global Environmental Change, SCIE101 Science, Society and Me, STAT101 Statistics 1, CHEM111 Chemical Principles and Processes OR CHEM114 Foundations of Chemistry
  • 200-level: ENVR209 Environmental Science and Resource Management, ENVR210 Practical Environmental Science and Management, BIOL274 Principles of Ecology, One elective course
  • 300-level: ENVR302 Carbon and Environmental Change, ENVR303 Mātāpuna Kai and Environmental Science, PSYC341 Environmental Psychology
  • 400-level: ENVR411 Case Studies in Environmental Science, ENVR415 Assessing and Communicating Environmental Effects and Risks, ENVR480 Research Project
  • Work placement course: ENVR300 Environmental Science Work Experience (400 hours)
  • Domestic — $7,521
  • International — $38,863

Future Career Outcomes

Our program prepares you for a diverse range of career paths in industry, government, education, research, and the community. With a strong emphasis on practical skills development and experiential learning, you’ll graduate ready to make a difference in the world. Join our network of alumni who are leading the way in environmental stewardship and driving positive change on a global scale.

Visa Requirements:

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