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Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours)

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment

BES
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HENVS
  • CRICOS code 082700D
  • Field of Education
    • Environmental Studies
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HENVS
  • CRICOS code 082700D
  • Field of Education
    • Environmental Studies

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of one course from the following list, which must be completed more than once, in consecutive semesters:

ENVS4005F Environment and Society Honours

ENVS4005P Environment and Society Honours

Specialisations

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the ANU, or equivalent from another institution, with a minimum weighted average mark of 70 per cent across the 36 units of 2000-level and 3000-level courses with the highest marks from those courses listed in the Environmental Studies Major.

The written agreement of a supervisor for the thesis.

Adjustment Factors

The National Access Scheme 2014

ANU offers bonus points for nationally strategic senior secondary subjects, and in recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. 

Bonus points are applied to all applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedule, and no more than 10 points (maximum 5 academic points and maximum 5 equity points) will be awarded.

Bonus points do not apply to programs with an ATAR cutoff of 98 or higher.

Bonus Points are only awarded to domestic applicants applying for admission through UAC who have not previously attempted tertiary study.

How to apply

Academic Bonus Points: senior secondary students do not need to apply for ANU academic bonus points. They are automatically added in accordance with the schedule.

Educational Access Scheme: senior secondary students do not need to apply if their school is part of the Priority School Funding Program or Country Areas Program. All other applicants should refer to www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/eas for more information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$28,608.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

A Bachelors degree with Honours is the most effective means of qualifying for higher degrees (PhD or MPhil) in the future. Working closely with your supervisor, you will complete an additional year of your degree, focusing on one of your majors. You will study advanced coursework and write a thesis on a research topic of your choice.

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/

NEW program - available for applications commencing from Summer Session, 2015

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. pose research questions relating to their discipline that are significant, original, and complex;
  2. investigate these questions creatively, critically, ethically, and independently in extended written form, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate their research and its findings orally and in writing; and
  4. publicly communicate the research and its findings clearly so that they can easily be understood by non-experts.
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