School of Life and Environmental Sciences Programs

The School of Life and Environmental Science offer various global experiences as part of the Global Environmental Placement which provides options to work with turtles in Costa Rica, lions in South Africa, dolphins in Tanzania, elephants in Sri Lanka, lionfish in Thailand as well as many other options.

Register for the 2020 Information Sessions now!

Week 3 Trimester 1

Wednesday 25th of March and Thursday 26th of March

For more information and to register head online here!

Faculty-led Study Programs

Country or region

Program name

Deakin Unit

Open to other disciplines

Program dates

Applications Open

Belize

GEP - Caribbean Marine Conservation in Belize

SLE225 SLE301 SLE390

All studentsTBC

Applications for 2020 open in February!

China

Environmental Study Tour in China

SLE102 & SLE121

LES students only 19 October to 16 November 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Costa Rica

GEP - Sea Turtle Conservation in November

SLE225 SLE301 SLE390

All students

10 November - 7 December 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Costa Rica

GEP - Sea Turtle Conservation in January

SLE225 SLE301 SLE390

All students

5 January - 1 February 2020

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Japan Marine and Aquaculture Science Study Tour - Japan SLE266 LES students only 13 November - 1 December 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Malaysia

Borneo Conservation and Environmental Immersion

SLE353

LES students only 17 November - 4 December 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Nepal

GEP - Developing Global Perspectives

SLE225

All students

28 December - 12 January 2020

Applications for 2020 open in February!

New Zealand

GEP - New Zealand, North Island - Environmental Sustainability in Nov

SLE225
SLE301 SLE390

All students

8 November - 9 December 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

New Zealand

GEP - New Zealand, South Island - Environmental Sustainability in Jan

SLE225
SLE301 SLE390

All students

3 January - 31 January 2020

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Peru

GEP - Amazon Rainforest Conservation Project in November

SLE225
SLE301 SLE390

All students

11 November - 13 December 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Peru

GEP - Amazon Rainforest Conservation in January

SLE225 SLE301 SLE390

All students

6 January - 7 February 2020

Applications for 2020 open in February!

South Africa

GEP - The Big 5 Wildlife Project in November

SLE225

All students

11 November - 30 November  2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

South Africa

GEP - The Big 5 Wildlife Project in January

SLE225

All students

6 January - 25 January 2020

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Tanzania

GEP - Marine Conservation and Dolphin Research in November

SLE225
SLE301 SLE390

All students

11 November - 2 December 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Tanzania

GEP - Marine Conservation and Dolphin Research in January

SLE225
SLE301 SLE390

All students

6 January - 27 January 2020

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Thailand

GEP - Rural Community Health Program

SLE225 SLE301 SLE390

All students

10 November - 7 December 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Uganda

GEP - Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

SLE225
SLE301 SLE390

All students

6 January - 26 January 2020

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Zambia GEP - Community Healthcare and Development Change in November

SLE225
SLE301 SLE390

All students 11 November - 2 December 2019

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Zambia GEP - Community Healthcare and Development in Zambia in January

SLE225
SLE301 SLE390

All students 6 January - 27 January 2020

Applications for 2020 open in February!

Trimester Abroad - Biological Science

Asia Pacific

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Biological Science New Zealand Massey University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science Taiwan National Taiwan University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science South Korea Seoul National University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science South Korea Yonsei University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science Hong Kong (SAR, China) University of Hong Kong Contact Deakin Abroad

Europe

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Biological Science Denmark Aarhus University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science Denmark University of Copenhagen Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science Iceland University of Iceland Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science Norway University of Bergen (AEN) Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science UK Aberystwyth University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science UK Bangor University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science UK Keele University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science Norway University of Nordland Contact Deakin Abroad

The Americas

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Biological Science Canada McMaster University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science Canada University of Guelph Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA California State University – Monterey Bay Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA California State University – San Marcos Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA Clemson University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA Iowa State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA Oregon State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA San Francisco State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA University of North Carolina at Greensboro Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA University of South Florida Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Contact Deakin Abroad
Biological Science USA Winthrop University Contact Deakin Abroad

Trimester Abroad - Biomedical Science

Asia Pacific

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Biomedical Science Japan Sophia University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science Taiwan National Taiwan University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science South Korea Seoul National University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science South Korea Pusan National University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science South Korea Yonsei University Contact Deakin Abroad

Europe

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Biomedical Science Sweden Uppsala University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK Bangor University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK Edinburgh Napier University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK Keele University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK Manchester Metropolitan University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK Oxford Brookes University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK University of Roehampton Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK University of Exeter Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK University of Leeds Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science UK Southampton University Contact Deakin Abroad

The Americas

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Biomedical Science Canada University of Guelph Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science Canada University of Prince Edward Island Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science USA Ball State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science USA Michigan State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science USA Oregon State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science USA State University New York – Stony Brook Contact Deakin Abroad
Biomedical Science USA University of South Florida Contact Deakin Abroad

Trimester Abroad - Wildlife and Conservation Biology

Asia Pacific

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Wildlife and Conservation Biology New Zealand Massey University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Taiwan National Taiwan University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Hong Kong (SAR, China) The University of Hong Kong Contact Deakin Abroad

Europe

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Czech Republic Masaryk University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Finland Åbo Akademi Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Finland University of Turku Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology UK Aberystwyth University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology UK Manchester Metropolitan University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology UK Southampton University Contact Deakin Abroad

The Americas

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Brazil Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (USAC) Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada McMaster University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada University of Turku Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada Aberystwyth University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada Manchester Metropolitan University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada Southampton University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada University of Guelph Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada University of New Brunswick Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada University of Prince Edward Island Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada University of Victoria Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Canada University of Waterloo Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Costa Rica National University of Costa Rica (USAC) Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology USA Humboldt University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology USA Michigan State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology USA Oregon State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology USA Roger Williams University Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology USA University of Alaska – Anchorage Contact Deakin Abroad
Wildlife and Conservation Biology USA University of North Carolina at Greensboro Contact Deakin Abroad

Trimester Abroad - Environmental Management

Asia Pacific

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Environmental Management New Zealand Massey University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Taiwan National Taiwan University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Hong Kong (SAR, China) The University of Hong Kong Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Japan University of Tsukuba Contact Deakin Abroad

Europe

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Environmental Management Austria University of Graz Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Czech Republic Masaryk University (AEN) Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Finland Åbo Akademi Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Finland University of Turku Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Iceland University of Iceland Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management The Netherlands Utrecht University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Norway University of Bergen (AEN) Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management UK Keele University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management UK Sheffield Hallam University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management UK University of Leeds Contact Deakin Abroad

The Americas

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Environmental Management Canada University of New Brunswick Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Canada University of Victoria Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management Canada University of Windsor Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management USA Clemson University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management USA Humboldt University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management USA Kansas State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management USA Michigan State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management USA Oregon State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management USA State University New York - Stony Brook Contact Deakin Abroad
Environmental Management USA University of North Carolina at Greensboro Contact Deakin Abroad

Trimester Abroad - Forensic Science

Europe

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Forensic Science Sweden Orebro University Contact Deakin Abroad
Forensic Science UK Keele University Contact Deakin Abroad

The Americas

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Forensic Science Canada University of Windsor Contact Deakin Abroad
Forensic Science USA University of South Florida Contact Deakin Abroad

Trimester Abroad - Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Asia Pacific

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture Hong Kong (SAR, Chine) The University of Hong Kong Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture Japan University of Tsukuba Contact Deakin Abroad

Europe

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture Norway University of Nordland Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture UK University of Tsukuba Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture UK University of Bangor Contact Deakin Abroad

The Americas

Major and DegreeCountry or region Partner University To Apply
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture Canada University of New Brunswick Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture Canada University of Victoria Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture Canada Vancouver Island University Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA California State University – Monterey Bay Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA Clemson University Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA Coastal Carolina University Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA Humboldt State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA Michigan State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA Old Dominion University Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA Oregon State University Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA Roger Williams University Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA University of Alaska Anchorage Contact Deakin Abroad
Marine Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture USA University of Maine Contact Deakin Abroad
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