science students

Undergraduate courses

Diploma of Science

Develop your skills and knowledge in science without committing to a three-year Bachelor degree with the Diploma of Science.

This single-year degree gives you a taste of university, and is ideal if your are interested in finding out if education is the right pathway for you.

Download the Diploma of Science Course Brochure (PDF 4.5MB).

Further information: CDU Course Catalogue: Diploma of Science

Course Coordinator

Dr Sean Bellairs

Bachelor of Science

Study towards a science career with the support of the School of Environment and the School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences.

This course offers flexibility and diversity with a focus on gaining professional experience, whether as a biologist, ecologist, spatial scientist, biomedical scientist, nutritionist, chemist or in other science fields.

Field and laboratory experiences exposes you to the distinctive environments and communities of northern Australia and the region, and their associated challenges in environmental management and public health, including Indigenous health.

Study externally or internally and choose to integrate studies from a variety of areas outside of traditional science disciplines in your science degree.

A range of options for pathways to courses offered by Flinders University, James Cook University and Australian National University (ANU) are also available.

Download the Bachelor of Science Course Brochure (PDF 2MB).

Further information: CDU Course Catalogue: Bachelor of Science

Course Coordinator

Dr Sean Bellairs

Bachelor of Environmental Science

This course will equip you with practical skills and the oretical knowledge to protect, manage and restore environments and  and manage natural resources.

You will explore human environmental interactions including climate change and variability, population pressure and resource use, the use of water resources, the management of invasive species, soil health and fire and the conservation of biodiversity.

Social and cultural perspectives are considered, and solutions to envirionmental challanges indentified, as you learn to effectively communicate information for positive environmental outcomes.

This course offers a unique opportunity to study environmental science from a north Australian perspective, with a focus on tropical and desert environments in northern and ceantral Australia and neighbouring countries, and to consider Indigenous people's perspectives on the environment.

Download the Bachelor of Environmental Science Course Brochure (PDF 4MB)

Further information: CDU Course Catalogue: Bachelor of Environmental Science

Course Coordinator

Dr Christine Schlesinger


For further information please contact the School of Environment and ask to speak to the course coordinator.

T: 08 8946 6781

E: environment@cdu.edu.au