Bachelor of Environmental Management

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points


Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

About this program

You will gain a background in environmental sciences and focus on core areas in environmental management. You will develop an understanding of the physical, chemical, mathematical, biological and social dimensions of environmental problems and issues.

In your first year, you will be introduced to key concepts and theories in environmental management. From your second year onwards, you will start your chosen major.

You will also have the opportunity to develop a practical understanding of environmental management through industry experience.


  • Environmental Protection and Pollution
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Physical Environmental Science


From the end of your third year you have the option of transferring to an honours program and doing an honours research project, if eligible.

Attendance information

This program is offered full-time on-campus at the Nathan campus.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

Work-integrated learning

This program includes 3001ENV Industry Affiliates Program (20 credit points) which will be completed in Year 4.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for work in government and the private sector in positions such as environmental officer, environmental consultant, environmental health project officer, environmental management officer, environmental scientist.

As an honours graduate, you will be prepared to pursue a career in research or academia.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Environmental Management (1009)

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Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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