Courses & Units

Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies with Honours S4T

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

This one-year full-time or two-year part-time course is offered internally at Hobart and Launceston.

Summary

Course Name Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies with Honours
Course Abbreviation BNatEnvWildStud(Hons)
Course Duration 1 Years
Maximum time to complete (Part-time) 3 Years
CRICOS code 048220C
Responsible Faculty Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology

Intake

Locations

Location Semesters
Hobart Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston Semester 1, Semester 2

Contact

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or Dr Peter McQuillan (03) 6226 2840 or email P.B.McQuillan@utas.edu.au

Objectives

The course aims to provide:

  1. Advanced training and consequent in-depth knowledge within a particular discipline covered by natural environment and wilderness studies;
  2. Training in research techniques relevant to that discipline to enable either postgraduate research entry or employment in research.

Career Outcomes

Honours graduates are highly competitive for professional careers in their area of specialisation. Employment opportunities also exist in more general areas as detailed under discipline entries in the Handbook.

Professional Recognition

Graduates of the BNatEnvWildSt(Hons) may be eligible for membership of a number of professional organisations. Specific details are provided under individual discipline entries in the Handbook.

Prerequisites

Candidates shall have qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies at this University or equivalent qualification at another approved tertiary institution.

If you've previously undertaken study overseas, please review our list of equivalent qualifications.

Please note: international students should refer to the General Admission Requirements page for information regarding entry requirements.

Each candidate will conduct research and write a thesis. The subject of this thesis requires approval from the Degree Coordinator. In addition, candidates MAY BE required to study and pass either advanced level units, or a maximum of 12.5% of undergraduate units with extra assessment requirements, and/or undertake other activities, which may include the preparation of literature reviews, projects, reports, grant applications, position papers and seminars. Students should refer to the School entries in the 'Unit details' section for more information.

Honours candidates are accepted in all the schools of the University that offer an honours course with a research thesis appropriate to natural environments and wilderness.

Course Structure

Schedule

Annual Course Cost

Fees for domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

Course Rules


1In these specifications `Faculty' means the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Entry

2Candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies with Honours require the approval of Faculty and shall have qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies at this University or equivalent qualification at another approved tertiary institution.
3Candidature is subject to appropriate supervision being available for the thesis topic approved by the Faculty and subject to satisfying the prerequisites required for the chosen field of study.

Course structure

4A candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies with Honours must submit a thesis on work undertaken as part of the Honours course. The requirements for the, degree may also include examinations or other assessments as prescribed by the Faculty.
5Honours candidates are accepted in all the schools of the University that offer an honours course with a research thesis appropriate to natural environments and wilderness.
6Candidates shall complete the requirements for the degree within a specified period provided that the maximum period shall not exceed 12 months from the date of commencement for full-time students or 24 months from the date of commencement for part-time students.
7The Dean may grant an extension of time to a candidate who has been prevented by illness or other serious cause from completing the requirements of the course within the period prescribed in these specifications.

Miscellaneous

8The classes of honours shall be First Class, Second Class and Third Class. There shall be an upper and lower division in Second Class.
9These specifications shall take effect on 1 January 2002 and shall apply to all candidates for the degree, including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those enrolled subsequently.
10The.approved abbreviation for the degree of Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies with Honours shall be BNatEnvWildSt(Hons)