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Y39 Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management)

The Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management) introduces students to the multidisciplinary nature of Environmental Management. Environmental Management involves an understanding of the environment, and the knowledge and skills used in its management. The strong management focus of this course prepares graduates for careers in government agencies and industries which deal with conservation of biodiversity, environmental impact assessment, environmental planning and the management and rehabilitation of specific ecosystems such as wetlands, forests, coastlines and arid regions.


Standard University Admission requirements apply.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

This course is a 26 unit degree (including 2 practicum units), with a total of 360 credit points.


The degree has three components:


1.  A core program of 17 units (compulsory).

2.  Two practicum units (compulsory)

3.  Seven elective units (students are strongly recommended to choose units from list below)


Semester 1
SCI1182 Case Studies in Science 15
SCI1186 Understanding Pollution 15
SCI1187 Form and Function in Biology 15
SCC1123 Chemistry for the Life Sciences 15
SCC1111 General Chemistry 15
SCI1120 Natural Sciences Practicum 1 0 
Semester 2
SCI1184 Australia's Physical Environment 15
SCI1183 Origins and Evolution of Life 15
SCI1185 Ecology 15
MAT1114 Introductory Statistics 15
If students have completed TEE Chemistry they MUST enroll into SCC1111 General Chemistry
If students have NOT completed TEE Chemsitry they MUST enroll into SCC1123 Chemistry for Life Sciences
Semester 1
SCM2201 Soil and Land Processes 15
SCM2110 Marine and Freshwater Processes 15
SCI2115 Ecological Restoration 15
Elective 15 Credit Points
Semester 2
SCM2104 Geographical Information Systems 15
Elective 15 Credit Points
Elective 15 Credit Points
Elective 15 Credit Points
Semester 1
SCM3201 Conservation Biology 15
SCI3214 Natural Sciences Practicum 2 0 
Elective 15 Credit Points
Elective 15 Credit Points
Elective 15 Credit Points
Semester 2
SCM3203 Environmental Impact Assessment 15
SCM3204 Ecosystem Management 15
SCI3301 Catchment Health and Management 15
SCI3122 Sustainable Water Resource Management 15
SCI2370 Wildlife Management 15
SCI2101 Australian Plants 15
SCI2102 Australian Animals 15
SCI2257 Water and Wetlands Management 15
SCI2269 Silviculture 15
LAW2602 Environmental Law and Administration 15
ACS2122 Aboriginal Perspectives on the Environment 15
SCI3256 Coastal and Marine Management 15
SCI3206 Environmental Investigation and Monitoring 15
SCI3120 Natural Sciences Project 15
SCB3201 Studies in Ecology 15
ECF3603 Environmental Economics 15
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011