Bachelor of Environmental Management

Program code

1009

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points

320

Offered in

For Continuing Students Only

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

The Griffith Academic Calendar is changing in 2017. It is moving from semesters in 2016 to trimesters in 2017. In considering your study options you will need to select semester for 2016 and prior years and trimester for 2017 and onwards. Find out more on the Griffith Academic Calendar.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Environmental Management (BEnvMgt), a student must acquire 320 credit points as prescribed below:

  • complete 80 credit points of prescribed first year core courses including the 10 credit point first year course specified for the award major
  • complete one of the following award majors:
    • Environmental Protection and Pollution comprising:
      • 10 credit points for an additional first year course and
      • 100 credit points for second and third year courses
    • Environmental Sustainability comprising:
      • 100 credit points for second and third year courses
    • Physical Environmental Science comprising:
      • 10 credit points for an additional first year course and
      • 100 credit points for second and third year courses
  • complete 60 credit points of listed elective courses in Years 2 and 3 for Environmental Sustainability major OR 50 credit points of listed elective courses in Years 2 and 3 for Environmental Protection and Pollution and Physical Environmental Science majors

  • complete 60 credit points of listed elective courses in Years 2 and 3
  • complete 80 credit points of Year 4 courses comprising:

In accordance with the Bachelor Degree Policy:

  • complete no more than 120 credit points of courses at Year 1 level
  • complete at least 60 credit points of courses at final year level.

Course selection for students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

EnvironmentalSustainability major:

Environmental Protection and Pollution or Physical Environmental Science majors:

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Year 1

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2,3 1014SCG Statistics  10
Tri 2 1044SCG Earth Systems  10
Tri 2 1051SCG Science Revealed: Science, Technology and Society (see Note 1) (not offered from 2017) 10
OR
Tri 2   Undergraduate free-choice elective  (First year level) 10
OR
Tri 2 5903LHS Language and Communication for Sciences (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2   First year level course required for chosen award major  10
Tri 1 1013SCG Applied Mathematics (see Note 2) (not offered from 2017) 10
OR
Tri 1,3 1015SCG Quantitative Reasoning  10
OR
Tri 1 1011SCG Mathematics 1A (see Note 2) (not offered from 2017) 10
OR
Tri 1 1201SCG Linear Algebra  10
Tri 1 1021SCG Chemistry 1A  10
Tri 1,3 1041SCG Biological Systems  10
Tri 1 1043SCG Introduction to Environmental Sustainability  10

Note 1: Students who are required to complete the English Language Enhancement course must complete 5903LHS in lieu of 1051SCG and complete the displaced course in place of an Elective in Year 2.

Note 2: Students entering the program with Maths A are advised to undertake 1015SCG. Students with a good achievement in Maths B or C may elect to choose 1011SCG.

Years 2 and 3

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Award major courses  100
Tri 1,2   Listed electives  60

Year 4

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3001ENV Industry Affiliates Program (not offered from 2017) 20
OR
Tri 1 3900ESC Work Integrated Learning Placement  20
Tri 1,2   Listed electives  60

Students must complete the following first year level courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1042SCG Genetics and Evolutionary Biology  10
Tri 2 1022SCG Chemistry 1B  10

Year 2

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2027ENV Planning Practice and Law (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 2414ENV Urban Environmental Systems  10
Tri 1 2291ENV Applied Data Science  10
Tri 1 2888ENV Environmental Protection (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 3306ENV Environmental Management (offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 2202ENG Environmental Microbiology and Ecology  10

Year 3

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 3111ENV Understanding Environmental Pollution (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 1 3201ENG Water and Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals  10
Tri 2 3017ENV Environmental Assessment (not offered from 2017) 10
OR
Tri 2 3041ENV Development and Indigenous People (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 5020LAW Urban Planning Law  10
Tri 2 6207ENG Environmental Management Systems  10
Tri 2 2209ENV Environmental Chemistry  10
Tri 1 3431ENV Water Pollution Chemistry  10

Students must complete the following first year level course:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1704LHS Introduction to Social Enterprise (offered in 2014) 10
OR
Tri 2 1103GIR Political Ideas and Political Thought (not offered from 2017) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3 1303AFE Economics for Decision Making 1 (offered from 2015) 10

Year 2

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2281ENV Economics and the Environment  10
Tri 2 2221ENV Environmental Politics and Policy  10
Tri 1 2011ENV Anthropological Perspectives (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 1 2416ENV Environmental Anthropology (offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 2315ENV Urban Ecology and Biodiversity  10

Year 3

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 3041ENV Development and Indigenous People (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 3307ENV Environmental and Social Futures  10
Tri 2 3361ENV Biopolitics and Nature (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 1 2107ENV Introduction to Geographic Information Systems  10
Tri 2 6207ENG Environmental Management Systems  10
Tri 2 3017ENV Environmental Assessment (not offered from 2017) 10
OR
Tri 2 3007ENV Climate Change Adaptation (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 3111ENV Understanding Environmental Pollution (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 3361ENV Biopolitics and Nature (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 3441ENV Land Degradation and Catchment Management (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3351ENV Ecological Economics (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 3306ENV Environmental Management  10
Tri 1 3250ENV Understanding Climate Change (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 4118ENV Policymaking and Climate Change  10

Students must complete the following first year level courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1042SCG Genetics and Evolutionary Biology  10
Tri 2 1022SCG Chemistry 1B  10

Year 2

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2051ENV Ecology  10
Tri 2 2004ENG Hydrology  10
Tri 2 2304ENV Rivers and Catchments  10
Tri 1 2291ENV Applied Data Science  10
Tri 1 2071ENV Soils and Geomorphology  10

Year 3

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2209ENV Environmental Chemistry  10
Tri 2 3052ENV Emerging Issues in Aquatic Ecology (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 3308ENV Emerging Topics in Conservation  10
Tri 2 3441ENV Land Degradation and Catchment Management  10
Tri 1 3431ENV Water Pollution Chemistry  10

Students are required to choose 60 credit points of electives from the following list or any other courses from the majors within this program.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1031SCG Physics 1A  10
Tri 1 1009ENV General Chemistry  10
Tri 1 2011ENV Anthropological Perspectives (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 2416ENV Environmental Anthropology  10
Tri 1 2071ENV Soils and Geomorphology  10
Tri 1 2107ENV Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 2261ENV Plant Diversity  10
Tri 1 2291ENV Applied Data Science  10
Tri 1 3250ENV Understanding Climate Change (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3181ENV Special Topic (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3 3922ESC Research Special Topic  10
Tri 1 3241ENV Quantitative Ecology (offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3307ENV Environmental and Social Futures  10
Tri 1 3331ENV Ecology and Conservation of Populations (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3418ENV Spatial Modelling (offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3431ENV Water Pollution Chemistry  10
Tri 1 3351ENV Ecological Economics (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3121ENV Advanced Statistics (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3201ENG Water and Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals  10
Tri 1 3202ENG Solid Waste Engineering  10
Tri 2 1012SCG Mathematics 1B (not offered from 2016) 10
OR
Tri 2 1202SCG Calculus I  10
Tri 2 3111ENV Understanding Environmental Pollution (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 2 2027ENV Planning Practice and Law (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 2 2251ENV Animal Diversity  10
Tri 2 2271ENV Research Methods for Social Science (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 2 2304ENV Rivers and Catchments  10
Tri 2 2414ENV Urban Environmental Systems (offered from 2018) 10
Tri 2 2281ENV Economics and the Environment  10
Tri 2 3361ENV Biopolitics and Nature (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 2 3041ENV Development and Indigenous People (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 2 2027ENV Planning Practice and Law  10
Tri 1 3191ENV Special Topic (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3 3922ESC Research Special Topic  10
Tri 2 3441ENV Land Degradation and Catchment Management  10
Tri 2 3306ENV Environmental Management  10
Tri 2 3308ENV Emerging Topics in Conservation  10
Tri 2 3341ENV The Ecology and Conservation of Communities (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 3 3404ENV Conservation in Practice (not offered from 2016) 10
Tri 1,2 3002LFC Community Internship  10
Tri 2 6207ENG Environmental Management Systems  10