This course provides students with skills and experience in environmental science, focusing on project management, occupational health and safety, sustainability, monitoring and reporting.
It provides work experience in relevant organisations within the industry, allowing students to gain an understanding of the management of environmental projects. It also focuses on skills for the environmental, engineering, and sustainability professions and offers flexible study options through on-campus and off-campus study.
Academic Admission requirements (Band 6)
Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:
Bachelor degree; or
Equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.
English Language requirements (Band 4)
English competency requirements may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:
IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years of relevant professional experience; or
Other tests, courses or programmes defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online
Semester 1: Study part-time Online
Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online
Semester 2: Study part-time Online
Year 1 - Semester 1
Environmental and Health Risk Assessment
Sustainability Assessment and Reporting
Year 1 - Semester 2
Environmental Management Systems and Auditing
Year 2 - Semester 1
Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches
Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
Environmental Monitoring and Investigation
Year 2 - Semester 2
Environmental Management Project
Course Learning Outcomes
Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills drawn from a broad discipline base to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex ideas, concepts and theories in Environmental Science.
Apply communication skills to design innovative contributions to professional practice in Environmental Science.
Reflect critically on a complex body of specialist knowledge and understanding of recent developments and methods applicable to the field of Environmental Science and related disciplines.
Use high-level self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute a substantial project in Environmental Science.
This course places students with an industry/organisation for their six- month project. The placement will enable students to undertake environmental research/monitoring, reporting and communicating with a partner, as well as getting direct exposure to the nature of the organisation and its priorities. This provides an excellent springboard for employment following this degree. Employment opportunities will be in local government, industry, state, national government and non-government organisations, particularly in the resources sector.