Why study environment and sustainability at La Trobe?

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Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary

Study at the only university in Australia with a dedicated wildlife sanctuary.

Visit La Trobe’s outdoor laboratory.

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Leaders in environmental research

La Trobe is home to leading environmental research centres such as the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems (CFE) and Research Centre for Future Landscapes (RCFL).

Read more about their work with land and water management policy

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Build hands-on skills

La Trobe's Department of Environment and Genetics offers field courses in uniquely Australian locations.

Learn about animal physiology, conservation, ecology and more.

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Drive positive change

Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to respond to the climate crisis

Study climate change as your major.

Career opportunities in environment and sustainability

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study environment and sustainability prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Sustainability consultant
  • Environmental manager
  • Policy adviser
  • Environment officer
  • Senior business leader in sustainability
  • Climate change innovator
  • Climate change advocate (or activist)

Future employers

Potential employers of environment and sustainability graduates include:

  • Government departments
  • Conservation NGOs
  • National parks
  • Universities
  • Consulting firms
  • Construction and development firms

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