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Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability (Honours)

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Science

HENSU
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HENSU
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 091182B
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HENSU
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 091182B

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:


48 units from completion of one of the following Honours specialisations:

ASTR-HSPC Astronomy and Astrophysics

BIAN-HSPC Biological Anthropology

BIOL-HSPC Biology

CHEM-HSPC Chemistry

COMP-HSPC Computer Science

EMSC-HSPC Earth and Marine Science

ENVI-HSPC Environment

MATH-HSPC Mathematics

MEDR-HSPC Medical Research

PHYS-HSPC Physics

POTE-HSPC Physics of the Earth

POPH-HSPC Population Health

SCNC-HSPC Science

SCOM-HSPC Science Communication

STAT-HSPC Statistics


For students undertaking this Honours plan, the Honours research project must be in the field of Environment and Sustainability, and must have the approval from the relevant Delegated Authority within the College of Science.

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

At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to ANU is on a competitive basis as the number of places available in a program is limited. Admission to Honours is also subject to supervisory capacity and approval from the relevant Delegated Authority within the Academic College.

 

An AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability degree or equivalent, completed within the last two years:

  • with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses in the discipline cognate to the honours specialisation, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
  • and the satisfaction of any further requirements specified in the relevant Honours specialisation

 

Cognate Disciplines 

Anthropology, Asia Pacific Studies, Biodiversity, Biology, Climate Change, Conservation Biology, Development Studies, Earth Science, Ecology, Environmental Policy, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Geography, Human Ecology, Indigenous Australian Studies, International Relations, Natural Resource Management, Policy Studies, Population Studies, Public Health, Resource Management and Environmental Science, Science Communication, Sociology, Soil Science, Sustainability Science, Sustainable Development, Urban Planning, Water Science

 

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Cognate Disciplines

Anthropology, Asia Pacific Studies, Biodiversity, Biology, Climate Change, Conservation Biology, Development Studies, Earth Science, Ecology, Environmental Policy, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Geography, Human Ecology, Indigenous Australian Studies, International Relations, Natural Resource Management, Policy Studies, Population Studies, Public Health, Resource Management and Environmental Science, Science Communication, Sociology, Soil Science, Sustainability Science, Sustainable Development, Urban Planning, Water Science

Adjustment Factors

Adjustment Factors do not apply to 1 year honours programs. They do not apply to this program.
 

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

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

Annual indicative fee for international students
$47,940.00

For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees

Fee Information

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.

For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments

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.

The Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability (Honours) degree builds on the Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability with the Environment Honours specialisation, reflecting ANU national and international leadership in research in this field.  You will design and implement a unique research project on a topic relevant to environment and sustainability, preparing you for professional life or for a higher degree by research through the development of advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of your discipline. Your research will provide new understandings of or solutions to complex problems; and you will develop skills valued by employers, including holistic thinking and evidence-based decision making.

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Plan and engage in an independent and sustained critical investigation and evaluation of a chosen research topic relevant to environment and sustainability to generate new knowledge.
  2. Systematically identify and evaluate relevant theory and concepts, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence, and draw appropriate original conclusions.
  3. Engage in systematic discovery and critical review of appropriate and relevant information sources.
  4. If relevant, demonstrate sufficient mastery to understand, evaluate, and appropriately apply techniques and methods to collect original research data and/or develop new techniques and methods to collect original research data.
  5.  Analyse and interpret research data with appropriate statistical or other evaluative processes to generate new knowledge.
  6. Understand and appropriately apply ethical standards of conduct in the collection, evaluation, analysis, and interpretation of data and other resources.
  7. Communicate and justify complex research concepts, methods, results, contexts, and implications clearly and effectively both in writing and orally to a variety of audiences.

Inherent Requirements

Information on inherent requirement is currently not available for this program

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