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
Lowest selection rank of an applicant to which an offer was made in 2018Waurn 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

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.

Event

Confessions of a bird nerd

20 July 2018

Sean Dooley – writer, comedian and self-confessed bird nerd – took the audience on a journey through his birdwatching past at this year's Deakin Enviro Seminar.

Deakin 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.

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

Deakin project could turn Moolap wetlands into bird-watching mecca

4 September 2018

Deakin scientists plan to rehabilitate 465 hectares of wetlands at Geelong's former Moolap salt works site, potentially transforming the site into a tourist-attracting bird-watching mecca, thanks to new funding from the State Government.

Media release

International study shows social isolation can quicken tumour growth

4 September 2018

Social interaction, or lack of it, can determine how quickly a cancerous tumour grows, according to a world-first study tracking stomach cancer in fruit flies co-authored by a Deakin University scientist.

Media release

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

School of Engineering

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

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

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

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

How are rising sea temperatures stunting fish growth?

24 August 2018

Dr Timothy Clark is set to investigate one of the most profound issues facing global fish populations.

Research 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

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

Global partnership to improve children's lives

1 February 2018

A collaboration between Deakin and India's leading mental health and neurosciences institute, NIMHANS, has led to the establishment of a joint centre of research excellence in developmental disorders.

Research news

Shark attacks: time for perspective

9 February 2016

Researchers argue that shark numbers aren't booming and we need a risk 'reality check.'

Research news

Australia must learn from China on environment: Deakin study

12 July 2018

Developed nations like Australia can learn from China in reaching global sustainability goals, according to the first comprehensive study on the effectiveness of China's world-leading environmental investment.

Media release

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