AU$38,400 (2022 annual)
Combine science-led knowledge and social science skills to address the way we adapt to environmental change, and help create a sustainable future.
With the emergence of the global green economy, graduates from this course are highly sought after by employers thanks to their rare combination of environmental science and environmental policy skills.
Graduates work in local and international organisations, including government departments, consulting firms, and private and public businesses in metropolitan and rural areas.
Professional environmental careers may see you undertaking tasks relating to environmental management, identifying community needs, environmental planning and environmental reporting.
Students and graduates of the Bachelor of Environment and Society are able to apply for Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) membership. EIANZ is a not-for-profit, professional association for environmental practitioners from across Australia and New Zealand. There are different categories of membership available and current students can apply for Student membership, while graduates can apply for Full membership. Membership of the EIANZ enables students and graduates to network with industry professionals and attend a range of events.
Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entry. Your application will still need to be assessed and accepted.
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.
If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your tuition fees are subsidised by the Australian Government.
Your share of the fee (student contribution) is set on an annual basis by the government and is determined by the discipline areas (bands) of your individual enrolled courses, not the overall program.
The Australian Government has introduced changes to university funding and student contribution fees under its Job-ready Graduates Package.
The fees in the table below apply to students commencing their program in 2022. Fees for continuing students are available at fees for Commonwealth supported students.
Each course (subject) falls into a band. The band determines the student contribution amount for the course.
Amounts listed in the table below are based on a standard, full-time study load (96 credit points per year) with all courses in the same band. A proportionate fee applies for more or less than the full-time study load or for enrolment in courses (subjects) from a combination of bands.
You can learn how to calculate your exact tuition fees for units from different bands at Fees for Commonwealth supported students.
Student contribution band by course (subject)
Maximum annual student contribution amount (per EFTSL) in 2022
|Education, Postgraduate Clinical Psychology, English, Mathematics, Statistics, Nursing, Indigenous and Foreign Languages, Agriculture||$3,985 per standard year
$498 per standard (12 credit point) course
|Allied Health, Other Health, Built Environment, Computing, Visual and Performing Arts, Professional Pathway Psychology, Professional Pathway Social Work, Engineering, Surveying, Environmental Studies, Science, Pathology||$8,021 per standard year
$1,002 per standard (12 credit point) course
|Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science||$11,401 per standard year
$1,425 per standard (12 credit point) course
|Law, Accounting, Administration, Economics, Commerce, Communications, Society and Culture||$14,630 per standard year
$1,828 per standard (12 credit point) course
In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF), which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student.
The SSAF is calculated based on your enrolment load and the maximum fee for 2022 is $315.
For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.
You may also be required to purchase other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment. These additional fees and expenses vary from program to program.
For frequently asked questions or how to find more information regarding applications and enrolments, fees, student support services, university policies and more, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.
Acknowledgement of country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer