School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Whether you want to save the environment or understand disease, our School of Life and Environment Sciences can pave the way for a rewarding career.

Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours)

Undergraduate Domestic

This course focuses on the practical application of engineering and scientific principles to produce immediately employable environmental engineers.

CodeS465
LocationWaurn Ponds
IntakesTrimester 1; Trimester 2
Clearly-in ATAR 2017Waurn ponds: 73.5
Course

Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours)

Undergraduate International

This course focuses on the practical application of engineering and scientific principles to produce immediately employable environmental engineers.

CodeS465
LocationWaurn Ponds
IntakesTrimester 1; Trimester 2
Course

Deep sea research shows oil and gas sector could help environmental goals

14 May 2018

Environmental science must collaborate with the oil and gas sector if the mysteries of the deep sea are to be revealed, according to some of the world's leading marine scientists, who have jointly made the call in a new paper.

Media release

Life and Environmental Sciences Alumni Chapter Launch Event

16 May 2017

Deakin University is delighted to invite Alumni to our Life and Environmental Sciences Chapter launch.

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Blue carbon, coastal policy and marine habitat mapping on conference program

28 September 2016

Deakin University's expertise in the marine and coastal fields was highlighted at the Coast to Coast 2016 conference in Melbourne.

Deakin news

Grant for research on small mammals, fire and predators

20 June 2018

Deakin project to help minimise the impacts of introduced predators on small mammals after bushfires awarded Hermon Slade Foundation grant.

Deakin news

Eight things supermarkets should do on top of straw ban: Waste expert

6 June 2018

A Deakin waste management expert has praised measures adopted by Australia's major supermarkets to address the country's waste crisis, but said they needed to go further.

Media release

Training award to build ties between Deakin and Bangladesh

4 December 2015

Associate Professor Abu Noman Faruq Ahmmed from the Department of Plant Pathology at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University in Bangladesh is the recipient of a highly regarded Crawford Fund Training Award and will be working within Deakin's School of Life and Environmental Sciences.

Deakin news

World-first epigenetics study reveals environmental influences can change our genes' behaviour

6 February 2018

In a study of pregnant women, a team of Deakin scientists has shown in humans for the first time that pregnancy can induce long-term epigenetic changes to our bodies, with major implications for understanding, preventing and treating disease.

Research news

School of Architecture and Built Environment

Studying architecture and built environment, you contribute to the creation of beautiful, meaningful and sustainable environments that enhance our lives.

Deakin call to action: We must embrace the techno-ecology revolution

9 May 2018

Nature watchers should embrace the power of techno-ecology in the battle against Earth's current mass extinction crisis, according to a Deakin University ecology expert.

Media release

Classroom without Walls

1 February 2016

Dr Weston is always looking for ways to help solve the challenges he dedicated his life to - first and foremost it's the educational development of younger generations.

Deakin news

School of Engineering

Engineering offers you an exciting future, with a huge demand for graduates in Australia and internationally.

French president signs off on new cancer research collaboration with Deakin

2 May 2018

Deakin University will collaborate with a group of French research institutions and the University of Tasmania on a new international cancer research laboratory, after a special agreement signed by French President Emmanuel Macron and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Admiralty House today.

Media release

Deakin scientists show chicks really are daddy's girls

3 May 2018

The idea of daddy's girls and mummy's boys might just translate to the animal kingdom, according to new research from Deakin University's School of Life and Environmental Sciences.

Media release

Improving health and wellbeing

Covering the broad spectrum of health, Deakin research is helping to improve the health and wellbeing of people all around the world.

Marine biology student spreads her wings

8 June 2018

Second-year marine biology student Ally Clark has seized many overseas study opportunities throughout her degree so far.

Deakin news

Bob Brown helps celebrate environmental science at Deakin

28 August 2014

Bob Brown helps mark 30 years of Environmental Science courses at Deakin University.

Deakin news

Support for Deakin research networks

20 February 2018

The successful Stage 2 bids for funding under a Deakin scheme to encourage multi-disciplinary research teams have been announced.

Research news

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