• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Environmental Science
  • Major code REEN-MAJ
Resource and Environmental Management Major

The major in Resource and Environmental Management is designed for students seeking careers as environmental scientists and natural resource managers who will be able to meet the sustainability challenges and opportunities of this century. It is structured around a core of natural and social sciences courses, and links that set of knowledge and skills with a range of applications in environmental conservation and sustainable resource management. The major in Resource and Environmental Management emphasises experiential and field based learning, and combines broadly based environmental education with focused professional development and opportunities for specialisation. The flexible nature of the curriculum means that students are able to develop a version of the major tailored to their particular interests and goals; consult the convener for assistance in selecting courses for the major (and associated minor/s).

Learning Outcomes

  1. Think critically about natural resource and environmental management issues, and integrate information and construct logical, consistent and synthesised arguments about these issues.

  2. Collect, analyse, interpret and present resource and environmental management data (including empirical field data, remotely sensed data and published literature) at a range of scales.

  3. Understand and contribute to the development and application of resource and environmental management techniques and policy in the Australian context.

  4. Discuss the principles of managing natural resources and the environment with practitioners and stakeholders such as land holders, extension officers, consultants and policy makers.

  5. Conduct research into a variety of aspects of resource and environmental management.

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Requirements

This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

 

A minimum of 18 units from the completion of the following list:

ENVS1003 - Introduction to Environmental and Social Research (6 units)

ENVS1004 - Australia's Environment (6 units)

ENVS3040 - Complex Environmental Problems in Action (6 units)

 

A minimum of 6 units from the completion of the following list:

ENVS2014 - Qualitative Research Methods for Sustainability (6 units)

ENVS2018 - Environmental Science Field School (6 units)

ENVS2002 - Environmental Measurement, Modelling and Monitoring (6 units)

 

A minimum of 6 units from the completion of the following list:

ENVS2011 - Human Ecology (6 units)

ENVS2013 - Society and Environmental Change (6 units)

ENVS2007 - Economics for the Environment (6 units)

ENVS2025 - Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management (6 units)

 

A minimum of 6 units from the completion of the following list:

ENVS2004 - Weather, Climate and Fire (6 units)

ENVS2020 - Water Science (6 units)

ENVS2001 - Biodiversity Science: Wildlife, Vegetation and Landscape Ecology (6 units)

ENVS2023 - Sustainable Agricultural Systems (6 units)

 

A minimum of 6 units from the completion of the following list:

ENVS3028 - Environmental Policy (6 units)

ENVS3007 - Participatory Resource Management: Working with Communities and Stakeholders (6 units)

ENVS3033 - International Environmental Policy (6 units)

ENVS3015 - Essentials of Environmental Law (6 units)

 

A minimum of 6 units from the completion of the following list:

ENVS3013 - Climatology (6 units)

ENVS3014 - Ecological Assessment and Management (6 units)

ENVS3020 - Climate Change Science & Policy (6 units)

ENVS3004 - Land and Catchment Management (6 units)

ENVS3005 - Water Management (6 units)

ENVS3008 - Fire in the Environment (6 units)

ENVS3041 - Managing Forested Landscapes (6 units)

ENVS3039 - Biodiversity Conservation (6 units)

ENVS3019 - Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS (6 units)

ENVS3011 - Severe Weather (6 units)

 

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A minimum of 18 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
ENVS1003 Introduction to Environmental and Social Research 6
ENVS1004 Australia's Environment 6
ENVS3040 Complex Environmental Problems in Action 6

A minimum of 6 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
ENVS2002 Environmental Measurement, Modelling and Monitoring 6
ENVS2014 Qualitative Research Methods for Sustainability 6
ENVS2018 Environmental Science Field School 6

A minimum of 6 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
ENVS2007 Economics for the Environment 6
ENVS2011 Human Ecology 6
ENVS2013 Society and Environmental Change 6
ENVS2025 Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management 6

A minimum of 6 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
ENVS2001 Biodiversity Science: Wildlife, Vegetation and Landscape Ecology 6
ENVS2004 Weather, Climate and Fire 6
ENVS2020 Water Science 6
ENVS2023 Sustainable Agricultural Systems 6

A minimum of 6 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
ENVS3007 Participatory Resource Management: Working with Communities and Stakeholders 6
ENVS3015 Essentials of Environmental Law 6
ENVS3028 Environmental Policy 6
ENVS3033 International Environmental Policy 6

A minimum of 6 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
ENVS3004 Land and Catchment Management 6
ENVS3005 Water Management 6
ENVS3008 Fire in the Environment 6
ENVS3011 Severe Weather 6
ENVS3013 Climatology 6
ENVS3014 Ecological Assessment and Management 6
ENVS3019 Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS 6
ENVS3020 Climate Change Science & Policy 6
ENVS3039 Biodiversity Conservation 6
ENVS3041 Managing Forested Landscapes 6
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