What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Environmental Science will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills required for employment related to environmental monitoring, management and ecologically sustainable development. You will benefit from a combination of theoretical and practical work, including field work.
The Bachelor of Environmental Science will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to turn your passion into a career.
At CQUniversity you will develop a wide range of skills through a combination of theoretical and practical work, including both laboratory and field work. You will learn to think systemically and systematically about natural resource management and social and economic development.
The course will provide you with a broad foundation of knowledge in environmental studies and develop generic skills in the sciences and social sciences and humanities. You will also benefit from the opportunity to undertake a considerable scope of elective units, including a major in Environmental Geography, Land Management, or Water Management.
You will gain broad knowledge from our multidisciplinary approach to environmental science, combining units from biology, chemistry, geography and sociology. This ensures our course is better aligned to what is required in the workplace, as well as making you more employable on completion.
You are required to complete 24 units including 12 core units and six units from your chosen major. You must also complete an additional six electives.
Completion of the Bachelor of Environmental Science will prepare you to peruse employment opportunities in roles such as:
Vegetation management officer
Air quality control officer
Water management officer.
Employment opportunities exist within public and private sectors for example local catchment authorities, regional resource management organisations, State and Federal Government natural resource management departments, environmental consulting firms, local councils and mining companies.
Which department am I in? School of Medical and Applied Sciences
Other English Language Requirements accepted: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 154).
Students must have successful completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12.
Other English language requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 50 with no score less than 42.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from TAFE NSW
A$33,600.00 (US$ 26,282) per year
5 March 2018, 16 July 2018
Rockhampton City Campus Canning Street, ROCKHAMPTON, Queensland, 4700, ROCKHAMPTON, Australia