Bachelor of Environmental Management

Accessibility links

Bachelor of Environmental Management

Breadcrumbs

Program summary

Student profile
Dr Gabriel Conroy
Program coordinator

Dr Gabriel Conroy

Manage complex environmental issues and create a better future

Gain the interdisciplinary knowledge and practical skills you need for a career as an environmental manager. You’ll learn to minimise human impacts on the environment, manage resources sustainably, and conserve and restore habitats, biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Our program has a strong focus on tropical and subtropical and subtropical environments and per-urban areas, making it highly relevant to our region as well as your job prospects. In addition, you will specialise through your choice from a range of minors which include Coastal and Marine Environments, Urban Design and Town Planning, Global Environmental Security and Policy, Geospatial Analysis and Sustainability.

You'll get plenty of authentic learning experiences with field work activities and interactions with industry partners.

You'll also have the opportunity in your final year, where you can undertake a work placement or advanced research project related to environmental management, giving you necessary practical experience to enter the job market or pursue further studies.

In this program you will:

  • Learn the skills and strategies to manage environment issues at local, regional and global scales
  • Develop the ability to communicate complex information to inform and engage stakeholders
  • Participate in lab and field work and interact with industry partners
  • Obtain specialist knowledge aligned to your interests in environmental management
  • Complete a work placement or advanced research project to jump start your career
Career opportunities

Careers in the field of environmental management are diverse and include opportunities at local, state, national and international levels, in industry, government, conservation, and research organisations.
Careers in environmental management include environmental assessment and protection (air, water, land), natural resource management, sustainable procurement and corporate stewardship, communications and public awareness, environmental education, policy and legislation development, international negotiations relating to global issues, and research and development of environmental technologies.

Membership

Graduates can apply to become Associate Member of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) while they acquire relevant work experience. Graduates can apply for Full Membership in EIANZ after they have acquired two years of professional experience in one or more functional areas of environmental practice.

USC Moreton Bay 2020: Here comes the sun
Study at USC Moreton Bay

Australia's newest university campus — USC Moreton Bay is opening at Petrie in Semester 1, 2020. Choose from almost 50 undergraduate degrees with applications open from August 2019.

Learn more

Application and admission advice

Success! Thank you Something went wrong! {{responseMessage}}
Contact Student Central

information@usc.edu.au
+61 7 5430 2890
Ground floor, Building C, Sippy Downs

What will I study

I am a...

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

The recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this recommended study sequence to guide enrolment.

Program structure

Total units:

Study sequence

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
International students

Apply direct to USC International

More information

How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol it's important to check your commencing program structure and the published recommended study sequence to make sure you study the right courses at the right time and will be ready to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

To better understand your program structure and for instructions on how to review your progress and plan your remaining courses, visit the Managing your progression page.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

Need assistance?

View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dates.

Search for answers and ask questions about enrolling or contact Student Central.

Back to top

Pro tip: To search, just start typing - at any time, on any page.

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned more than {{ model.MaxResults }} results.
The top {{ model.MaxResults }} of {{ model.TotalItems }} are shown below.

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned {{ model.TotalItems }} results.

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned no results.