Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Discover how to critically assess and manage complex environmental problems. Focus on techniques and approaches that integrate the environmental and the social sciences. Study biology, ecology and geography, economics, business, and legal and policy analysis. Develop your multidisciplinary skills in management, decision-making and problem solving. Learn to assess environmental problems and develop ways to manage and solve them. Get hands on with a full semester of industry placement and practical experience in your third year. Experience a range of natural and urban environments during field work. In your final year undertake an in-depth research project or industry placement. Graduate with expertise that sets you apart in a competitive job market. For more information, visit Bachelor of Environmental Management (Hons) at UQ.

Other requirements

Students take a two-week field trip and 270 hours of industrial placement within Australia.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Methods or Geography (Units 3 and 4, C).
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Career opportunities

Graduates work in managerial, research, administrative and educational roles in national parks and wildlife conservation; environmental assessment and compliance; natural resource management, including coastal, river and catchment systems; policy development; government and commercial consultancies in environmental planning and management; mining; environmental tourism; and environmental management.

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Offer rounds
CSP/$7530 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Primary industries and environment
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time