Undergraduate Certificate in Environmental Sustainability (7175)

  • Approved Abbreviation: UGCEnvSust
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 7175
  • AQF Level: 5

This program has been suspended from 2023.

This program applies to students who commenced in Block B, 2021 or later.

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

For Commencement Year 2020 - please refer to 7175.1 Undergraduate Certificate in Environmental Sustainability

The Undergraduate Certificate in Environmental Sustainability will combine social, economic, cultural and political elements of environmental challenges and examine processes and relationships that underpin environmental sustainability in different landscapes. Solving the world's environmental problems will require workers on various levels who are trained in these issues and who understand the wider contexts of the challenges faced.

Study Mode 

Six months full-time. 

Program Advice

Mitchell Liddle

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Online Full Time Online See above


This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission. 

For more information on applying please see the link to The College admission pages below.


Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points including the subjects listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
BIOS 1039Biodiversity (UG Cert)10
NATS 1025Management of Aquatic Environments (UG Cert)10
ENVL 1005Environmental Issues and Solutions (UG Cert)10
NATS 1028Scientific Literacy (BLOCK)10
Total Credit Points40

Replaced Subjects

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this program for students who passed this subject in Block A, 2022 or earlier. 

AGEN 1003 Water Quality Assessment and Management (UG Cert)