Environmental Management [not available in 2020] major

Growing populations in less developed countries and rising incomes in developed countries are placing increasing demands on the Earth's environment and natural resources. As an Environmental Management student you will learn how to apply scientific, economic, policy and social analysis to help society make better decisions to protect the environment. If you have a strong interest in science, a commitment to the environment, and want to play a role in the future of environmental you will be well-suited to study this major.

Outcomes

Students are able to (1) apply economic principles to evaluate environmental policy decisions; (2) critically review policy instruments for managing the environment across local, regional, and global scales; (3) integrate models for environmental management using social science and environmental science principles.; (4) characterize the main drivers of environmental change from a scientific, social, cultural, and economic perspective.; and (5) apply the knowledge and skills required for employment related to Environmental Management.

Degree-specific major

Environmental Management [not available in 2020] can be taken as a degree-specific major in the following degree courses:

BP004 Bachelor of Science
BH005 Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

Overview of unit sequence

Environmental Management [not available in 2020] is a degree-specific single major comprising:

  • four Level 1 units
  • four Level 2 units
  • four Level 3 units
Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2

Level 1

Degree-specific major units
Take all units (24 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1, S2 ECON1120 Environmental Economics 1
S1 ENVT1104 Environmental Science and Technology
S2 SCIE1104 Science, Society and Data Analysis
Co-requisites:
MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods (only required if students haven't completed ATAR Mathematics Methods; WACE Mathematics: Specialist 3A/3B;
or
equivalent
or
higher.
Incompatibility:
STAT1520 Economic and Business Statistics
S1 SCOM1101 Communicating Science
Prerequisites:
ATAR Mathematics Applications
or
WACE Mathematics 2C/2D
or
TEE Discrete Mathematics
or
equivalent
or
higher
Co-requisites:
MATH1720 Mathematics Fundamentals (only required if students haven't completed Maths Applications
or
WACE Mathematics 2C/2D
or
TEE Discrete Mathematics
or
equivalent
or
higher). Please note that there will be a delay in validating your enrollment in SCOM1101 after you have enrolled in MATH 1720.

Level 2

Degree-specific major units
Take all units (24 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1 ECON2224 Environmental Economics 2
Prerequisites:
any Level 1 ECON unit
S2 ENVT2221 Global Climate Change and Biodiversity
Prerequisites:
BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology)
or
BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology
or
EART1105 The Dynamic Planet
or
ENVT1104 Environmental Science and Technology;
for pre-2012 courses: any Level 1 BIOL unit
or
any Level 1 EART unit
S1, S2 GEOG2201 Geographic Information Systems
Prerequisites:
36 points of prior study
Incompatibility:
EART2201 Geographic Information Systems
S2 SCIE2267 Quantitative Methods in Environmental Management
Prerequisites:
SCIE1104 Science, Society and Data Analysis
or
STAT1520 Economic and Business Statistics
or
STAT1400 Statistics for Science
or
any unit co-ordinator approved first year statistics unit

Level 3

Degree-specific major units
Take all units (24 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1 ECON3323 Business and the Environment
Prerequisites:
ECON2224 Environmental Economics 2
or
ECON2105 Rise of the Global Economy
or
ECON2233 Microeconomics: Policy and Applications
or
ECON2234 Macroeconomics: Policy and Applications
or
ECON2245 Business Economics
or
PLNG2203 Environmental Policy and Planning
or
PLNG2201 Geographies of Economic Development
S2 ENVT3362 Environmental Dynamics
Prerequisites:
ENVT2250 Ecology
or
ENVT2220 The Climate System
or
ENVT2251 Environmental Hydrology
or
SCIE2204 Marine Systems
or
EART2204 Coastal Processes
or
SCIE2267 Quantitative Methods in Environmental Management
S2 GEOG3301 Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing
Prerequisites:
GEOG2201 Geographic Information Systems
S2 GEOG3303 Environmental Policy and Planning
Prerequisites:
72 points of study
Incompatibility:
PLNG2203 Environmental Policy and Planning

Choosing your degree-specific major

You must satisfy the requirements of a degree-specific major before you complete your course. The flexible structure of an undergraduate course allows you to try out a number of different subjects to see what interests you before nominating your degree-specific major. You have the choice to either nominate your degree-specific major when you first enrol in the course or delay nominating it until your second year.

To plan the first year of your study without nominating a degree-specific major, you are advised to choose units that will pave the way to two or more degree-specific majors that are of interest to you. For examples of the choice of units available in first year, search the first-year study plans .

To fully understand the structure of an undergraduate course, read the course structure information and the Undergraduate Degree Course Rules.

The following example illustrates how the Environmental Management [not available in 2020] degree-specific major can be included in the Bachelor of Science course.

There are more choices open to you. For more examples, search the study plans .

Choosing a second major

You also have the option to choose a second major from those available in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design Only available to re-enrolling students. or Bachelor of Science course, giving you the opportunity to pursue your interests no matter how different they are.

The following example illustrates how the Environmental Management [not available in 2020] degree-specific major can be combined with a second major in the Bachelor of Science course.

For more examples of combinations of majors, search the study plans .

Environmental Management [not available in 2020] can also be taken as a second major.

Second major

Environmental Management [not available in 2020] can be taken as a second major in the following degree courses:

Overview of unit sequence

The Environmental Management [not available in 2020] second major is a single major comprising:

  • four Level 1 units
  • four Level 2 units
  • four Level 3 units
Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2

Level 1

Second major units
Take all units (24 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1, S2 ECON1120 Environmental Economics 1
S1 ENVT1104 Environmental Science and Technology
S2 SCIE1104 Science, Society and Data Analysis
Co-requisites:
MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods (only required if students haven't completed ATAR Mathematics Methods; WACE Mathematics: Specialist 3A/3B;
or
equivalent
or
higher.
Incompatibility:
STAT1520 Economic and Business Statistics
S1 SCOM1101 Communicating Science
Prerequisites:
ATAR Mathematics Applications
or
WACE Mathematics 2C/2D
or
TEE Discrete Mathematics
or
equivalent
or
higher
Co-requisites:
MATH1720 Mathematics Fundamentals (only required if students haven't completed Maths Applications
or
WACE Mathematics 2C/2D
or
TEE Discrete Mathematics
or
equivalent
or
higher). Please note that there will be a delay in validating your enrollment in SCOM1101 after you have enrolled in MATH 1720.

Level 2

Second major units
Take all units (24 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1 ECON2224 Environmental Economics 2
Prerequisites:
any Level 1 ECON unit
S2 ENVT2221 Global Climate Change and Biodiversity
Prerequisites:
BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology)
or
BIOL1131 Plant and Animal Biology
or
EART1105 The Dynamic Planet
or
ENVT1104 Environmental Science and Technology;
for pre-2012 courses: any Level 1 BIOL unit
or
any Level 1 EART unit
S1, S2 GEOG2201 Geographic Information Systems
Prerequisites:
36 points of prior study
Incompatibility:
EART2201 Geographic Information Systems
S2 SCIE2267 Quantitative Methods in Environmental Management
Prerequisites:
SCIE1104 Science, Society and Data Analysis
or
STAT1520 Economic and Business Statistics
or
STAT1400 Statistics for Science
or
any unit co-ordinator approved first year statistics unit

Level 3

Second major units
Take all units (24 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1 ECON3323 Business and the Environment
Prerequisites:
ECON2224 Environmental Economics 2
or
ECON2105 Rise of the Global Economy
or
ECON2233 Microeconomics: Policy and Applications
or
ECON2234 Macroeconomics: Policy and Applications
or
ECON2245 Business Economics
or
PLNG2203 Environmental Policy and Planning
or
PLNG2201 Geographies of Economic Development
S2 ENVT3362 Environmental Dynamics
Prerequisites:
ENVT2250 Ecology
or
ENVT2220 The Climate System
or
ENVT2251 Environmental Hydrology
or
SCIE2204 Marine Systems
or
EART2204 Coastal Processes
or
SCIE2267 Quantitative Methods in Environmental Management
S2 GEOG3301 Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing
Prerequisites:
GEOG2201 Geographic Information Systems
S2 GEOG3303 Environmental Policy and Planning
Prerequisites:
72 points of study
Incompatibility:
PLNG2203 Environmental Policy and Planning

Choosing a second major

The flexible structure of an undergraduate course allows you the option of including a second major. You have the choice to either nominate your second major when you first enrol in the course or delay it until your second year. For a major to be recorded on your academic record it must be nominated before the requirements of the course are completed.

To fully understand the structure of an undergraduate course, read the course structure information and the Undergraduate Degree Course Rules.

The following example illustrates how Environmental Management [not available in 2020] can be included as a second major in an undergraduate degree course.

For more examples of combinations of majors, search the study plans .

Environmental Management [not available in 2020] can also be taken as a degree-specific major.