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Bachelor of Environments (B-ENVS) // Majors, minors and specialisations

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Majors, minors & specialisations

Architecture is the art and science of designing buildings and other physical structures. Architects integrate knowledge from the diverse fields and are skilled in understanding how concepts of place and space contribute to quality environments.

Construction explores the management of people, processes and materials on specific building projects as well as construction methods and techniques used across the building industry.

Engineering Systems involves the planning, design and construction of the built environment for the provision of essential services and infrastructure in a manner that respects and works with the natural and social environmental contexts in which it occurs.

Environmental Geographies focuses on humanity’s changing relationship with the natural environment.

Environmental Science gives students the skills to identify and understand the causes of environmental problems triggered by human activity.

Landscape Architecture is the design profession which explores cultural, ecological and social issues in urban, rural and natural environments.

Landscape Management explores rural and urban ecosystems and the human activities that shape these systems.

Property is concerned with the worth and management of assets, and the people, processes and finance related to specific buildings and the property industry.

Spatial Systems is the study of the science and technologies of 3D measurement, mapping and visualisation.

Urban Design and Planning is founded upon the social, environmental, political, aesthetic and economic importance of design and planning in the public realm, serving the public interest.

From 2016 double majors are available for certain majors within the Bachelor of Environments. Further information about double majors can be found at: http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/double-majors

Major and Minor: The introduction of minors is intended as a guide for students interested in a sequence of study in an area other than their major.
A minor is a sequence of subjects that offer a secondary area of study in a specific field. These minor sequences are usually undertaken as electives, with breadth spaces used as required. Minors are not reflected in student’s study plans, and will not appear on student transcripts.
Minors may in some instances offer limited credit into a 300 point program. Further information about Minors in the Bachelor of Environments can be found at: http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/minors.


These majors are offered from 2015.

PRE-2015 STUDENTS:If you commenced your degree pre 2015, you may not find your major on the list below.

Students who commenced the Bachelor of Environments prior to 2015 should refer to the handbook entry for the year they commenced in conjunction with the 2015 handbook listings for Environments elective and Breadth subject listings. View 2014 Bachelor of Environments Handbook entry

Name Credit Points
Architecture major 100
Construction major 100
Engineering Systems 150
Environmental Science major 112.5
Environmental Geography 150
Landscape Architecture major 100
Landscape Ecosystem Management major 112.5
Property major 100
Spatial Systems 150
Urban Design and Planning major 100

Environments discipline subjects

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Environments Discipline subjects

Last updated: 17 October 2019