Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management
James Cook University - Townsville

Course outline

This course teaches how to manage the interactions between people and the environment to find solutions to pressing environmental problems. JCU has strong research links and offers an honours study option where students can undertake an independent research project. JCU is an internationally recognised centre of environmental excellence with tropical campuses bordered by the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics, exposing students to the challenges of planning in delicate ecosystems. The Centre for Tropical Urban and Regional Planning at JCU arranges final-year professional placements.JCU Offer Guarantee: JCU offers guaranteed admissions to most courses if a minimum ATAR is achieved. Learn more here: Guaranteed Admission at JCU.
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Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management at JCU.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry for: D Higher Education (Science)/B Environmental Practice.

Admissions Criteria

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


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
At least one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, Marine Science, Specialist Mathematics or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

Local, state and federal government, consulting firms, public and private property development, non-government aid organisations.


Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$7750 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time