The University of Newcastle, Australia
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

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Newcastle

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Central Coast

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

1 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 11706
CRICOS code: 061922G

Program handbook

Description

The Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours) is a one year full time (or equivalent part-time) program that allows students to further develop their specific area of interest and is a pathway into Research Higher Degree study.  The program consists of 80 units of advanced theory, higher level learning and research.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Demonstrate independence and critical thinking by formulating a research or capstone project to investigate a current topic or issue in the field of environmental science and management
  • Plan and execute the research using appropriate scientific methodologies to collect, critically analyse, interpret and synthesise findings and present those findings and their implications
  • Demonstrate professional interest and adaptability in an area of environmental science and management by preparing and presenting well-researched persuasive arguments to a variety of audiences

Details

Information correct as at25th Sep 2018 3:10am
Program code11706
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 1 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 1 years full-time.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian
Callaghan CampusNANA
OurimbahNANA

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Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Science
Contributing schools
  1. School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code061922G

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Supervision from a discipline academic must be sought before submitting your application.

To be admitted into the program applicants must have completed the [UG PROGRAM] or another cognate degree with a minimum GPA of 5.0 in:

  • all studies undertaken in the program; or
  • across a major in the proposed discipline of study; or
  • across 80 units of 3000 level courses (which must include at least 40 units of 3000 level courses in the major where a major exists); or
  • where the applicant has completed less than 80 units at 3000 level, a GPA of 5.5 calculated from at least 60 units of 3000 level courses (which must include at least 40 units of 3000 level courses in the major where a major exists).

In exceptional circumstances the above requirements may be varied with permission of the PVC upon the recommendation of the Head of School.

 

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

Additional selection criteria

  • Additional Form - To apply for entry to this Honours program you will need to apply directly to the University of Newcastle as follows: University of Newcastle Students: Complete End-On Honours Application Form only. External Students: Complete End-On Honours Application Form PLUS Direct Admissions Application Form. These forms are available when you click the blue “Apply” button above.

Credit transfer

No credit permitted for Honours.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

80 units

Program duration

1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

International students studying this program on campus are required to follow a specific program of study to ensure CRICOS requirements are met. Please see the International Students On Campus Program Plan for your specific program of study.

Program requirements

The program consists of 80 units of 4000 level core courses.


Transition arrangements

Students who commenced the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours) program prior to Semester 1, 2013 will complete their program in the Major in which they commenced:

  • Biological Science (BIOL4110, BIOL4120, BIOL4210 and BIOL4220)
  • Chemistry (CHEM4110, CHEM4120, CHEM4210, CHEM4220)
  • Earth Science (GEOS4410, GEOS4420, GEOS4430, GEOS4440)
  • Geography and Environmental Studies (GEOG4001, GEOG4002, GEOG4003, GEOG4004)

Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ENVS4001Environmental Science and Management Honours 4001
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
20 units
ENVS4002Environmental Science and Management Honours 4002
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
20 units
ENVS4003Environmental Science and Management Honours 4003
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
20 units
ENVS4004Environmental Science and Management Honours 4004
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Central Coast)
20 units

Honours

There are three classes of Honours: Class I, Class II and Class III. Class II will have two divisions, namely Division 1 and Division 2. The grading and marking of End On Honours programs is defined in the Bachelor Honours Policy (Policy 000990) found at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D12_107547P


Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online