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CQUniversity Australia (CQU)

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Bachelor of Environmental Science

  • Bachelor

Applications are still open to start your studies in March 2020, refer to the How to Apply section for details.The Bachelor of Environmental Science will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills required for employment in areas related to environmental monitoring, management and ecologically sustainable development. You will benefit from a combination of theoretical and practical work, including field work.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
CA42
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

Do you want to play a key role in environmental monitoring, management and ecologically sustainable development? The Bachelor of Environmental Science will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to turn your passion into a career. At CQUniversity you will develop a wide range of skills through a combination of theoretical and practical work, including both laboratory and field work. You will learn to think systemically and systematically about natural resource management and social and economic development. The course will provide you with a broad foundation of knowledge in environmental studies and develop generic skills in the sciences and social sciences and humanities. You will also benefit from the opportunity to undertake a considerable scope of elective units, including a major in Environmental Geography or Integrated Land and Water Management. You will gain broad knowledge from our multidisciplinary approach to environmental science, combining units from biology, chemistry, geography and sociology. This ensures our course is better aligned to what is required in the workplace, as well as making you more employable on completion.

Entry requirements

Domestic students - English (4, SA) English Requirements: If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of: a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or tertiary diploma level qualification, or bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0 completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency. If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores: An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or Cambridge Certificate in advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15. English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.International students - refer to the international student section Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge English and a social science, biological science or chemistry subject.

Study locations

Rockhampton

Rockhampton

Bundaberg

Online

How to apply

Tip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesQueenslandBDG: 810681; ONL: 850685; ROK: 850681New South WalesONL: 160431VictoriaONL: 1700110531 If you apply via a Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) listed under 'How to Apply', please use the relevant TAC code listed above to complete y