Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability)

Deakin University

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Overview

Bachelor Degree
Melbourne
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Environmental management is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on finding solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems. Throughout the degree, you’ll explore ways to manage the interaction between people and the environment, as well as how to satisfy society’s needs for clean water, fresh air and healthy soils through the sustainable use of natural resources.

You’ll learn valuable field skills in environmental science such as animal and plant identification, water quality analysis, use of global positioning systems (GPS), geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, and environmental impact assessment. You’ll also explore the roles that science and society play in issues such as climate change, biodiversity conservation and environmental sustainability. Skills will be developed in the classroom and through an extensive field work program where you will visit sites including urban, coastal and national parks, community environment and sustainability centres, sites important for their natural and cultural heritage, business and industry. You’ll also have the opportunity to steer your studies towards your interests and career aspirations by choosing elective units in areas such as wildlife management, coastal and marine management, environmental health and environmental sustainability.

With an emphasis on fieldwork and industry-based learning, you’ll graduate with practical skills that can be directly applied to your future career. You’ll be qualified to work in areas such as environmental management, pollution control, land rehabilitation, wildlife management and conservation, and water resources management.

Once you’ve gained experience working in the environmental industry, you’ll be eligible to become a Certified Environmental Practitioner through the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand.
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