Courses & Units

Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies with Honours (S4T)

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

Duration

1 Years full time

Up to 3 Years part time

Location

Hobart, Launceston

ATAR

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

1 Years full time

Location

Hobart, Launceston

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

Code: 048220C


Course intake

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course 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.

Course structure

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.

For Full Time Students:

Please enrol in Project A and Project B (or Honours Co-ordinator approved coursework units) and Thesis A in one semester and Thesis B (25%) and C (25%) in the following semester.

For Part Time Students:

Please enrol in Project A and Project B (or approved coursework units) in one semester, followed by Thesis A (25%) in the following semester and so on.

* Students enrol sequentially i.e. Unit A, then Unit B irrespective of the semester in which they start.

Schedule

25% of approved coursework units OR:

This unit provides opportunities for students enrolled in an Honours program in the School of Geography and Environmental Studies to undertake a series of activities related to (but not replicating) their dissertation topic, with such activities being negotiated and documented…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides opportunities for students enrolled in an Honours program in the School of Geography and Environmental Studies to undertake a series of activities related to (but not replicating) their dissertation topic, with such activities being negotiated and documented…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

PLUS thesis totalling 75%:

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Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

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.

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.

Credit Transfer and Articulation

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.