Auckland University of Technology

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Environmental Science

Auckland University of Technology

Field of Study:Environmental Science
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts


New Zealand’s unique and spectacular natural environment is the envy of the world. Throughout this major you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in this environment through the many and varied field trips that form an essential part of this course. You gain an understanding of how species interact with each other and with their physical environment.

You also build up a solid knowledge of the ecological principles of freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems, animal behaviour and ecology and plant ecology. This understanding is essential for the maintenance of New Zealand’s unique and natural inheritance, and is an essential foundation for many rewarding environmental careers.
Environmental science is an exciting and extremely rewarding area of New Zealand's outdoor environment. With this major, you will gain an understanding of the issues concerning environmental resources and the application of this knowledge at a management level.
Modified on November 20, 2017