Protecting and preserving ecosystems

Combine your passion for the environment and science and explore how you could help protect and preserve ecosystems with an Environmental and Conservation Sciences degree from Murdoch. Help forge a path to a sustainable future, ensuring a thriving planet for generations to come.

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Put theory into practice

At our on-campus conservation wetlands, banksia woodlands and through field trips nationally and globally.

Be taught by experts

Learn from experienced practitioners and internationally respected academics.

Why study environmental and conservation sciences at Murdoch?

When you study a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences at Murdoch, you’ll be on the path to helping solve some of the world’s most complex problems. You’ll develop practical, creative-thinking, problem-solving, and data-analysis skills, both inside and outside of the classroom.

You’ll learn from environmental practitioners and internationally respected academics, who are experts of the natural world and the way humans interact with it.

Each day will be an adventure as you learn through field work and laboratory work. You’ll also contribute to real-world research projects at our on-campus conservation category wetlands and banksia woodlands, and at exciting locations across Western Australia, including our iconic coastlines or our diverse bushlands.

Murdoch’s bush campus is located at the heart of an incredibly biodiverse region, which means our campus acts as a living lab for students with direct access to iconic species such as black cockatoos and our emblematic banksias.

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There is so much natural bush and native species right on campus and I love the fact that it can feel like I’m learning in the bush while still being in the heart of the suburbs. I’ve had some amazing practical experiences throughout my degree.
Chris O'Brien - Conservation and Wildlife Biology

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