Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) is designed specifically for high-achieving students interested in a challenging degree leading to a career in scientific research.
Course Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from the Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) will be able to:
Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge and understanding of the trends, processes and impacts that shape the Earth and its environment including local, national, global, cultural, Indigenous and spatial perspectives.
Critically evaluate information and data to assess scientific methods and frameworks in the environmental sciences and environmental management.
Develop hypotheses and experiments to test against evidence-based scientific facts, laws, principles and evidence.
Identify and articulate real world problems derived from the environmental sciences and environmental management.
Apply knowledge and appropriate techniques, including those associated with fieldwork, to evaluate possible solutions to real world problems and defend choice of solution against alternatives.
Locate, synthesise and evaluate data, information, results and literature pertaining to the environmental sciences using appropriate methods, measurements, tools and technologies to produce an applied research project in a specific area of environmental sciences and/or environmental management.
Communicate environmental science perspectives and knowledge effectively to a range of audiences using appropriate technologies and communication skills.
Demonstrate ethical, professional, public and personal conduct and capacity to reflect on and direct own learning and practice and participate constructively in decision-making within the context of environmental sciences and environmental management.
Apply knowledge of research principles and research skills in a variety of research contexts.
Career opportunities
Agricultural Adviser
Biomedical Researcher
Cartographer (Mapping)
Coastal or Estuarine Management Officer
Conservation Biologist
Doctor (with additional study)
Drug Regulation Officer
Environmental Consultant
Food Chemist
Forensic Scientist
Health worker
Laboratory Assistant
Marine or Fisheries Biologist
Materials Scientist
Medical Biotechnologist
Medical Researcher
Science Teacher
Scientific Researcher
Veterinary Researcher


Which department am I in? Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

UOW recognizes secondary qualifications from more than 40 countries and education systems, including GCE A levels, International Baccalaureate and SAT, and can assess students who have completed the equivalent of Australian high school (Year 12) for direct entry to the first year of a Bachelor degree. English language requirements: IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 79, Pearson PTE - 57.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in their chosen course, it is assumed they have completed relevant subjects in their senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science. English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic Overall Score of 6.0, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 5.0, speaking 5.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 79, reading 18, writing 18, listening 16, speaking 16; Cambridge English: CAE and CPE score of 169; PTE Academic overall score of 57 (Reading and Writing 57, Speaking and Listening 50).

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Full Time (4 years (8 sessions))

USD $990.23 per credit hour

26 February 2018

University of Wollongong Wollongong Campus, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG, New South Wales, 2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia