The University offers an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Major to students enrolled in range of courses and programs, and from 2023 will also offer an interdisciplinary, undergraduate major focused on sustainability.
Environmental Studies incorporates the study of both social and bio-physical phenomena within their regulatory and policy frameworks to provide students with an understanding of the governance frames in which their professional careers in the environment sector will operate. It encapsulates the fundamental aspects of sustainability, environmental assessment, law, ethics, development, energy use, economics and politics. The Environmental Studies major strongly complements studies in the physical and natural science and social science disciplines.
Available from 2023 onwards.
The Sustainability Major is an interdisciplinary, undergraduate major focused on exploring diverse perspectives of sustainability. By integrating multiple perspectives, you will learn to build personal, social and professional skills that contribute to the development of a sustainable future. A Major in Sustainability equips you with the ability to generate creative and adaptive solutions to complex socioecological sustainability problems.