Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours)

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool
Cloud (online)No
Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code047023E
Deakin course codeS494

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) aims to provide graduates with an excellent understanding of the breadth of their discipline in Environmental Science and an awareness of the career opportunities available. Graduates will be equipped with the skills for life long learning, an essential professional attribute in this rapidly evolving field.

The coursework component of the course provides students with essential theoretical knowledge, while the research project provides the practical skills necessary to provide a strong foundation in research.

Normally an overall level of academic performance at 70% or greater in level 3 units within the Bachelor of Environmental Science (or equivalent) is required to be eligible to join the honours program, with an alternative entry pathway to further consider relevant work experience assessed through an interview process.

Course rules

Students are required to complete four 2 credit point units of study.

Course structure

SLE440Introduction to Environmental Science Research

SLE441Honours Environmental Science Coursework

SLE442Honours Environmental Science Thesis A

SLE443Honours Environmental Science Thesis B