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Environmental Science major

MajorYear: 2017

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Overview

THE COURSE STRUCTURE BELOW ONLY APPLIES TO RE-ENROLLING STUDENTS WHO COMMENCED THEIR STUDIES PRIOR TO 2016

Impact on the Earth's environment arises from human activities, including land degradation and industrial pollution, as well as naturally occurring phenomena, such as earthquakes, cyclones and tsunamis. Studies in Environmental Science provides students with the skills to identify and understand the causes or environmental problems triggered by human activity.

Careers and Further Study

A major in Environmental Science opens doors to laboratory, outdoor and indoor careers. Specialisations can include studies in hydrogeology, marine and terrestrial ecology, conservation biology and assessing and measuring environmental risk.

The Environmental Science major also provides a pathway to the Master of Science (Environmental Science) which was launched in 2009. For more information on the Master of Science please visit the Melbourne Graduate School of Science web site: http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au

Learning outcomes

By the end of a three year Bachelor of Environments degree with an Environmental Science major, students will have developed robust, scientifically sound and practical skills to find solutions to problems impacting on the Earth.

Notes

For more information on this major and to view a sample course plan please visit: http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/sample-course-plans-bachelor-environments

Last updated: 27 March 2017