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. Students learn about the political, economic and social context in which environmental management in the tropics sit, whilst building their science and maths skills as they relate to the environment more broadly. 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 Practice at JCU.

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
English (Units 3/4,C), Chemistry (Units 3/4,C), and General Maths or Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4, C)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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, 2024

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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

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

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