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Environmental Management (Hons), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #42 (BCR) Brisbane, Australia
Discover how to critically assess the causes of environmental problems as you build your knowledge in developing and managing solutions that address the many environmental challenges facing the world with the Bachelor of Environmental Management (Hons) offered at the University of Queensland.


The Bachelor of Environmental Management (Hons) offered at the University of Queensland  is an interdisciplinary program that examines the complex web of social, political, cultural, economic and ecological factors that shape the field of environmental management.

Gain practical skills to apply scientific planning and business principles to achieve a balance between environmental protection and human development in an effort to manage the environmental challenges faced by modern society. Choose from a wide selection of courses in your first three years that will develop your knowledge and skills across business and sustainability, conservation and wildlife management, global change and policy frameworks. 

Apply your core knowledge in your fourth year as you hone your ability to research, develop and manage solutions to real world problems through an independent research project or industry oriented group research project.

Career outcomes

You will find employment in managerial, research, administrative and education roles within consultancies, mining companies, government departments, landcare and catchment management groups and national and international Non-Government Organisations. Opportunities are available in a variety of sectors including:

  • national parks and wildlife conservation
  • environmental assessment and compliance
  • natural resource management including coastal, river and catchment systems
  • policy development
  • government and commercial consultancies in environmental planning and management
  • mining and resources industry
  • environmental tourism
  • environmental management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    64 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Challenges in Biology 
  • Ecology 
  • Introduction to Environmental Studies 
  • Carbon and Energy Management 
  • Cultural Heritage Management 
  • Sustainable Development 
  • Environmental Impact Assessment 
  • Regulatory Frameworks for Environmental Management & Planning 
  • Northern Tour 
  • Industry Placement 
  • Environmental Problem Solving 
  • Sustainable Business Practice 
  • Planet Earth: The Big Picture 
  • Global Population Issues 
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information and Technologies 
  • Geographical Information Systems 
  • Environment & Society 
  • The Soil Environment 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

 CRICOS code: 082629F

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43504 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43504 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8991 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8991 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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