Bachelor of Environmental Science (BES)

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Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This course is a professionally oriented, multidisciplinary program that enables students to acquire a broad base of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in unique environments of the Northern Territory. It includes a strong focus on environmental science and management in tropical and desert environments in the Australian and Asia-Pacific region. The course provides students with a thorough knowledge of environmental science and management, together with the ability to access information efficiently and apply scientific methodologies across a hierarchy of scales ranging from organisms and communities, through to landscape level ecosystem functioning and global processes, in order to evaluate, understand and predict the nature of environmental change.

Students will explore the wider significance of human impacts on the environment and undertake specialisations and units that focus on climate change and variability, wildlife biology and conservation, natural and cultural resource management, marine and coastal management, invasive species, biodiversity, Indigenous perspectives, and the relationship between people and landscapes.
Graduates gain employment in professional areas of environmental science and environmental management within industry (e.g. resources companies and consultancy firms), government and community organizations, or proceed to higher levels of research training.
Course Structure
The course includes common units and core units undertaken by all students. Students then select a study pathway from the environmental specialisations offered as well as electives which can be further environmental units or from any area of study within the University. The course structure reflects the wider significance and relevance of environmental issues confronting society today and its flexibility enables students to develop study pathways for a variety of career choices. Specialisations are Wildlife and Conservation Biology Stream, Natural and Cultural Resources Management, Marine and Coastal Management, Climate Change.
The Bachelor of Science (Honors) is available to eligible candidates with a Bachelor of Environmental Science. A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 240 credit points. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed IB diploma with minimum 24 points from 6 subjects at one sitting. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): A minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE): A minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.


Entry Requirement For International Student

The minimum academic entry requirements for admissions is the completion of a qualification deemed equivalent to Australian Year 12 by the University's qualification assessment references. Applicants may also be required to satisfy specific course requirements such as a minimum overall grade score or prerequisite knowledge.
Other English Language Requirements:
Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.0; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency minimum overall grade of B2; Navitas Academic English - A minimum overall pass of 55% in Academic English 3; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Charles Darwin University offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma of Conservation and Land Management (AHC51116)
Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management (AHC40910)


Full Time (3 years)

A$25,600.00 (US$ 20,024) per year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus, Ellengowan Drive, CASUARINA, Northern Territory, 0810, DARWIN, Australia


Online/Distance (240 credit points)

A$25,600.00 (US$ 20,024) per year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus, Ellengowan Drive, CASUARINA, Northern Territory, 0810, DARWIN, Australia