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2013 Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours(S4R)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 2 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or Dr Andrew Seen, Degree Coordinator, (03) 6324 3829


This 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time course is offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology at Launceston.

Admission & Prerequisites

A candidate for the degree of BEnvSc(Hons) requires the permission of the Faculty and shall have qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Environmental Science at this University or an equivalent qualification at another approved tertiary institution. Candidates will be expected to obtain at least a credit average in their third year units.

Candidature is subject to appropriate supervision being available for the chosen thesis topic.

Course Objectives

The BEnvSc(Hons) degree provides a pathway from undergraduate studies in environmental science to post-graduate research in environmental science or alternatively the opportunity for students to further develop and apply their skills on a research project in preparation for a career in environmental science.

The educational objective of the BEnvSc(Hons) degree is to equip students with the fundamental knowledge, skills, capabilities and awareness which are necessary for undertaking research in environmental science. Students will receive advanced training and consequent in-depth knowledge within a particular discipline covered by environmental science. Research techniques developed will assist candidates to gain entry to postgraduate studies or employment in research.

Career Outcomes

The Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) degree leads to many opportunities for a career within government organisations, industrial companies, consultants, and community groups who seek environmental graduates for their research, analytical and computer skills which they can apply to the design and implementation of environmental assessment strategies, managing monitoring programs and reporting on compliance with environmental regulations.

Articulation to/from Course

Candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours will have met the Admission requirements as detailed above.

Graduates of the BEnvSc(Hons) degree may enrol for a higher degree by research.

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