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What will I study?

Sustainable Development is a continuing focal area for environmental management and is projected to continue to grow in national and international importance. The underlying philosophy is to reduce the effects of industry and other activities on the environment and implement ways to reduce or eliminate existing and potential environmental concerns. This means designing and incorporating environmental solutions into better cities, industries, farms, mines and tourism etc. at the individual enterprise level through to state and national programs and policies. The field requires people able to create innovative and cost-effective projects to achieve sustainable development and to assist firms and governments to set and meet necessary environmental standards.

1st to 4th Year Study Planners

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Compulsory Courses – all students must complete this course
  • Elective Courses - choose an elective from the list
Year 1
Sem Compulsory Courses Elective Courses
1 BIOL1030 Global Challenges in Biology

ENVM1501 Intro to Environmental Mgt

GEOS1100 Environment & Society

PLAN1001 Introduction to Planning
2 GEOM1000 Geog Inform & Analysis

GEOG1000 Human Settlements

ENVM1002 Critical Analysis in Environmental Management

MATH1040 Basic Mathematics1
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1. MATH1040 is Compulsory if you have not achieved a grade of HA or higher in Maths B (or equivalent) in high school. If you have achieved a grade of HA or higher in high school Maths B or equivalent then you are unable to enrol into MATH1040 and you should enrol in an elective course instead.

Year 2
Sem Compulsory Courses Elective Courses
1 ENVM1512 Ecological Economics

ENVM2100 Sustainable Devt

GEOG2205 Global Population Issues
Please select #2 from the Part C electives list.
2 ENVM2000 Environmental Data Analysis

ENVM2101 Sustainable Consumption & Prod 2

ENVM3525 Sustainable Business Practice
Please select #2 from the Part C electives list.

2. ENVM2101 Sustainable Consumption & Production will be not offered in semester 2 2017. If you were due to enrol in ENVM2101 in semester 2 2017, please contact Student Administration for advice.

Year 3
Sem Compulsory Courses Elective Courses
1 ENVM2008 Cultural Heritage Management

GEOM2001 Geographical Info Sys

ENVM3203 Tools for Environ Asst & Analysis

ENVM3103 Reg F/works for Envl Mgt &
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2 ENVM3102 Industry Placement (Environmental Mgt)2

ENVM3106 Field Excursion (Sustainable Devt)3
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2. 14 week industry placement course worth #4.    
3. Two-week field excursion during mid-year break (July) worth #4. Additional fee payable.

4th Year Study Planner:

FOR  OPTION D:

Year 4
Sem Compulsory Courses Elective Courses
1 ENVM4100 Environmental Management Case Studies4 Please select #6 Part C elective list
2 ENVM4100 Environmental Management Case Studies4 Please select #6 Part C elective list

4. Students are required to enrol in this course in both Semester 1 & 2 for completion. Students commencing in Semester 1 enrol in ENVM4100 for both semesters.

FOR OPTION E:

Year 4
Sem Compulsory Courses Elective Courses
1 ENVM4200 Environmental Management Thesis5

GEOS6001 Research Philosophy, Design & Imnplementation
Please select #2 Part C elective list
2 ENVM4200 Environmental Management Thesis5 Pleases select #4 Part C elective list


5. Students are required to enrol in this course in both Semester 1 & 2 for completion. Students commencing in Semester 1 enrol in ENVM4200 for both semesters.  Students commencing in Semester 2 enrol in ENVM4201 for both semesters.

Careers in Sustainable Development

Environmental managers consider the scientific, technical, economic, social and management aspects of the environment to produce strategies to manage environmental resources, and to maintain the usefulness of that environment for inhabitation by humans and other species. By studying this degree you will be equipping yourself with the scientific, technical, financial, social and managerial information necessary to analyse problems and produce innovative environmental management solutions.

Graduates of the Sustainable Development field are required by business, government and commercial consultancies to conduct environmental monitoring, impact assessments, to develop appropriate strategies to reduce the effects of industry and other activities on the environment and to implement ways to reduce or eliminate existing and potential environmental concerns. Graduates in Sustainable Development are involved in: Designing and incorporating environmental solutions into better cities, industries, farms, mines and tourism from the individual enterprise level to state and national programs and policies.

 

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