About this course
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
- either within the last 10 years a University of Melbourne Bachelor of Environments with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (70%), with a major relevant to the discipline stream within the Bachelor of Environments (Degree with Honours) that they seek to enter,
- within the last 10 years an undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (70%), including studies in Landscape Management or Environmental Geography and with a major relevant to the discipline stream within the Bachelor of Environments (Degree with Honours) that they seek to enter.
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
- prior academic performance, and
- the availability of supervision and resources in suitable project areas.
Quotas may be applied to the degree as a whole or to individual discipline streams and preference may be given to applicants with evidence of appropriate preparation or potential to undertake research.
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. For applicants who have not completed the Victorian Certificate of Education or the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the undergraduate English language requirements [link] must be met.
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
The Bachelor of Environments (Honours) welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and degree policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the degree.
The Bachelor of Environments (Honours) requires all students to enrol in subjects where they will require:
1. the ability to comprehend complex concepts;
2. the ability to clearly and independently communicate knowledge and the application of relevant principles and practices during assessment tasks;
Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
There may be additional inherent academic requirements for some subjects, and these requirements are listed within the description of the requirements for each of these subjects.
It is the University policy to take all steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the university’s programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements in this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison Unit.
Last updated: 11 July 2020