Bachelor of Environmental Science

Catchment Management
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Shortest full-time duration

3 years

Lowest ATAR


Lowest Selection Rank


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In this course you'll learn to identify and solve problems occurring in the environment, and communicate this information to a range of audiences.

This course focuses on the Earth's 4 main systems - the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and lithosphere.

You’ll learn about the process that occur in both the natural and degraded environments. You can choose to complete a minor in either environmental chemistry or environmental biology.

You may also choose to specialise in a second minor study area or broaden your knowledge by selecting sources from areas like geosciences or geospatial science.

In this course, you'll gain considerable hands-on experience with equipment, both in the laboratory and in the field. You'll also take part in field trips during 2nd and 3rd years, and you'll have the opportunity to work on collaborative industry projects.

Considerable emphasis is placed on enabling you to settle into this program and providing additional academic help, where needed.
Professional accreditation

All graduates will be eligible for membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand. You can also join as an undergraduate student member, which give you access to a range of benefits, including industry mentoring.

Graduate career opportunities

The type of careers this qualification leads to may include environmental consultancies, government agencies, resource management, research and education, and the mining/manufacturing industry.

Work-based learning available as part of the course

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.

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Additional information

This program requires face to face attendance at the RMIT City campus and has an extensive range of fieldwork that can require you to traverse rough ground, work in unpleasant weather conditions and/or from the deck of a boat.

Course fees

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Scholarships available

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