Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours) prior to 2019 should refer to the 2018 Study Planner.

Program rules and requirements

The courses offered in the Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours) are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#). A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester.

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours). These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with the University Policies and Procedures.

If you require assistance at any time please contact the Faculty of Science at enquire@science.uq.edu.au or phone 3365 1888 (St Lucia) or 5460 1276 (Gatton).

Study Planner Information

Year 1 to 4 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Compulsory – all students must complete this course
  • Elective – an elective course from the course list, or as permitted by the program rules
Year 1 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
BIOL1030 Global Challenges in Biology Compulsory
ENVM1501 Introduction to Environmental Studies Compulsory
GEOS1100 Environment & Society Compulsory
MATH1040 Basic Mathematics 1 OR
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data
Compulsory

1 MATH1040 is compulsory for students who have not passed/completed Senior Mathematics B (or equivalent). Students who achieved an SA in Senior Mathematics B are recommended to complete MATH1040 but may opt to complete an elective course instead. Students who achieved an HA (or higher) in Senior Mathematics B are not permitted to complete MATH1040 and should complete STAT1201.

Year 1 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
ENVM1522 Carbon and Energy Management Compulsory
ERTH1000 Planet Earth: The Big Picture Compulsory
GEOM1000 Fundamentals of Geographic Information and Technologies Compulsory
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data2 OR Elective (recommended GEOG1000 Human Settlements) Compulsory

Students who completed STAT1201 in semester 1 should choose an elective course.

Year 2 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
BIOL2010 Ecology Compulsory
ENVM2008 Cultural Heritage Management Compulsory
GEOM2001 Geographical Information Systems Compulsory
LAND2003 The Soil Environment Compulsory
Year 2 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
ENVM2100 Sustainable Development Compulsory
ENVM2203 Environmental Impact Assessment Compulsory
Choose 4 units from:

[ ENVM2001 Wildlife Management
ENVM2002 Marine and Coastal Environmental Protection
ENVM3215 People, Fire and Environment
ENVM3305 Environmental Management in Mining
ENVM3506 Int'l and National Conservation Policy
ENVM3517 Protected Areas Management
GEOG1000 Human Settlements
GEOG2001 Human Mobility and Migration
GEOG2104 Urban Geography
GEOG3205 Applied Demography
GEOM3001 Advanced EOS
GEOM3002 Advanced GIS
GEOM3005 Geospatial Processing and Web Mapping
GEOS2101 Climatology and Hydrology
GEOS2103 Biogeography and Geomorphology
GEOS3102 Global Change: Problems and Prospects
MARS3012 Physical-Biological Oceanography ]

Elective from Parts B/C
Year 3 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
ENVM3103 Regulatory Frameworks for Environmental Management & Planning Compulsory
GEOG2205 Global Population Issues Compulsory
Choose 4 units from:

[ CONS3017 Landscape Ecology
ENVM3115 Climate Change and Environmental Management
ENVM3200 Coastal Processes and Management
ENVM3201 Catchment Processes and Management
ENVM3220 Resource Management and Environmental Planning
GEOM2000 Introduciton to Earth Observation Systems
GEOS2100 Environmental Systems
GEOS3106 Environmental Hazards
MARS2014 Marine Science
OHSS1000 Introduction to OHS
]

Elective from Parts B/C
Year 3 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
ENVM3107 Northern Tour (4 units) Compulsory
ENVM3112 Industry Placement Activity (4 units) Compulsory

Please note: Students must have completed 44 units from part A of the BEnvMan(Hons) course list (years 1 to 3) and have a GPA of 5.5, or have obtained permission from the Executive Dean, in order to undertake courses as part of Year 4 research requirements. Otherwise students will follow the Year 4 coursework requirements.

 

 

Year 4 - Semester 1 Coursework
Course Code & Title Requirements
ENVM4512 Environmental Problem Solving Compulsory
ENVM3113 Indusry Placement Report (4 units) Compulsory
Choose 2 units of level 3 electives from Part C Program List1 Elective

 

 

Year 4 - Semester 2 Coursework
Course Code & Title Requirements
ENVM4525 Sustainable Business Practice Compulsory
Choose 6 units of level 3 electives from Part C Program List1 Elective
Year 4 - Semester 1 Research
Course Code & Title Requirements
ENVM4512 Environmental Problem Solving Compulsory
ENVM4008 Science and the Environment Compulsory
ENVM4501 Research Thesis (4 units)4 Compulsory
Year 4 - Semester 2 Research
Course Code & Title Requirements
ENVM4525 Sustainable Business Practice Compulsory
ENVM4501 Research Thesis (6 units)4 Compulsory

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