Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours) Integrated Honours

includes:

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours)
Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management BEnvSc&Mgt

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours) BEnvSc&Mgt(Hons)

Availability

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (4410EM)

On Campus - Albury-Wodonga
On Campus - Port Macquarie

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

Full-time: 4 years (or part-time equivalent)

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours)

Full-time: 4 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours)

CRITERIA FOR TRANSFER TO HONOURS STREAM

Transfer to honours stream can be made only after the satisfactory completion of 2.5 years, for students with credit average and above, or at the discretion of the course director.

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR equivalent of 60 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
OR
A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification.
OR
50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
OR
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
OR
Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
OR
Work experience, within the same industry as the course profile, of at least two years full time or equivalence, demonstrated by a detailed resume.
AND
STANDARD English Language Proficiency requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements.



 

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours)
No special arrangements apply
Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management
No special arrangements apply

Graduation Requirement

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours)

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 256 points.

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 256 points.

Course Structure

The course consists of a pass or honours stream. Students choose to undertake the pass or honours degree in the second session of year 3, please see admission criteria for eligibility.

Pass Degree
The pass degree consists of the following course subjects and one elective.

Core subjects
BIO112 Principles of Ecology
BIO203 Animal Diversity
BIO216 Conservation Biology
BIO262 Vegetation Ecology
BIO263 Methods for Environmental Data Analysis
BIO323 River and Floodplain Ecology
BIO326 Vegetation and Disturbance Management (16 points)
BIO327 Wildlife Ecology and Management (16 points)
BIO328 Restoration Ecology
ENM101 People and the Environment
ENM109 Introduction to Professional Practice
ENM123 Past Environments: An Introduction to Historic Ecology
ENM163 Natural Resource Management
ENM422 Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing
ENM424 Environmental Internship (24 points)
ENM433 People in the Global Environment
GEO164 Earth System Processes
GEO204 Ecological and Environmental Soil Science
GEO360 Community Engagement and Capacity Building
PKM266 Culture and Heritage
PKM307 Environmental Planning
ENM308 The Challenge of Sustainable Development
SCI103 Communicating Environmental Data
SCI302 International Practical Experience 2
SPA215 Principles of GIS
SPA217 Remote Sensing of the Environment
SPA308 GIS Applications

and one elective

Honours Stream
The Honours stream consists of the following core subjects.

Core subjects
BIO112 Principles of Ecology
BIO203 Animal Diversity
BIO262 Vegetation Ecology
BIO263 Methods for Environmental Data Analysis
BIO323 River and Floodplain Ecology
BIO326 Vegetation and Disturbance Management (16 points)
BIO327 Wildlife Ecology and Management (16 points)
BIO328 Restoration Ecology
ENM101 People and the Environment
ENM109 Introduction to Professional Practice
ENM123 Past Environments: An Introduction to Historic Ecology
ENM163 Natural Resource Management
ENM422 Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing
GEO164 Earth System Processes
GEO204 Ecological and Environmental Soil Science
GEO360 Community Engagement and Capacity Building
PKM266 Culture and Heritage
PKM307 Environmental Planning
SCI103 Communicating Environmental Data
SPA215 Principles of GIS
SPA217 Remote Sensing of the Environment
SPA308 GIS Applications

Students will undertake the same enrolment pattern as those students enrolling in the Bachelor of Science (Honours), and should consult their School Honours Co-ordinator for advice on their enrolment pattern

Enrolment Pattern

Normally four years by full-time study (32 Points per semester)

Note: students may be able to decrease the length of time it takes to complete their degree by enrolling subjects that are available in Session 3 (90).

The pattern below assumes no session 90 subjects are taken. The pattern would need to be modified so the environmental internship occurs earlier should they wish to do session 90 subjects.

Year 1- Session 1 (30)
ENM109 Introduction to Professional Practice
ENM163 Natural Resource Management
SCI103 Communicating Environmental Data
BIO203 Animal Diversity

Year 1- Session 2 (60)
BIO112 Principles of Ecology
GEO164 Earth System Processes
ENM101 People and the Environment
ENM123 Past Environments: An Introduction to Historic Ecology

Year 1-Session 3 (90) - It is optional for students to undertake studies in this semester.

Year 2- Session 1 (30)
BIO263 Methods for Environmental Data Analysis
SPA215 Principles of GIS
SPA217 Remote Sensing of the Environment
GEO204 Ecological and Environmental Soil Science

Year 2-Session 2 (60)
PKM266 Culture and Heritage
BIO262 Vegetation Ecology
BIO327 Wildlife Ecology and Management (16 points)

Year 2 Session 3 (90) - It is optional for students to undertake studies in this semester.

Year 3 - Session 1 (30)
PKM307 Environmental Planning
BIO323 River and Floodplain Ecology
BIO326 Vegetation and Disturbance Management (16 points)

Year 3 - Session 2 (60)
BIO328 Restoration Ecology
ENM422 Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing
GEO360 Community Engagement and Capacity Building
SPA308 GIS Applications

Year 3 - Session 3 (90) - It is optional for students to undertake studies in this semester.

Year 4 - Session 1 (30)
BIO216 Conservation Biology
ENM308 The Challenge of Sustainable Development
ENM433 People in the Global Environment
SCI302 International Practical Experience 2

Year 4 - Session 2 (60)
ENM424 Environmental Internship (24 points)
Elective

Honours Stream
The pattern below assumes no session 90 subjects are taken. The pattern would need to be modified should a student become eligible for honours in less than three years

Year 1- Session 1 (30)
ENM109 Introduction to Professional Practice
ENM163 Natural Resource Management
SCI103 Communicating Environmental Data
BIO203 Animal Diversity

Year 1- Session 2 (60)
BIO112 Principles of Ecology
GEO164 Earth System Processes
ENM101 People and the Environment
ENM123 Past Environments: An Introduction to Historic Ecology

Year 1-Session 3 (90) - It is optional for students to undertake studies in this semester.

Year 2- Session 1 (30)
BIO263 Methods for Environmental Data Analysis
SPA215 Principles of GIS
SPA217 Remote Sensing of the Environment
GEO204 Ecological and Environmental Soil Science

Year 2-Session 2 (60)
PKM266 Culture and Heritage
BIO262 Vegetation Ecology
BIO327 Wildlife Ecology and Management (16 points)

Year 2 Session 3 (90) - It is optional for students to undertake studies in this semester.

Year 3 - Session 1 (30)
PKM307 Environmental Planning
BIO323 River and Floodplain Ecology
BIO326 Vegetation and Disturbance Management (16 points)

Year 3 - Session 2 (60)
BIO328 Restoration Ecology
GEO360 Community Engagement and Capacity Building
SPA308 GIS Applications
ENM422 Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing

Year 3 - Session 3 (90) - It is optional for students to undertake studies in this semester.

Year 4 - Session 1 (30) - Faculty Honours stream (research methods, project and dissertation)

Year 4 - Session 2 (60) - Faculty Honours stream (project and dissertation)

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

ENM424 Environmental Internship

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

BIO203 Animal Diversity
BIO262 Vegetation Ecology
BIO323 River and Floodplain Ecology
BIO326 Vegetation and Disturbance Management
BIO327 Wildlife Ecology and Management
ENM101 People and the Environment
PKM266 Culture and Heritage

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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