Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management

The University of Adelaide

Environmental change is rapidly altering the world in which we live - its cities and suburbs, regional and rural landscapes, its natural heritage and biodiversity with significant social, economic and political implications. In this degree students learn about the causes of environmental change and develop strategies, policy, and planning skills to effectively manage environmental issues at local, national and global levels. Areas covered in this degree include climate change, resource scarcity, environmental management, population and migration, urban processes, biodiversity, conservation and sustainable development. Graduates are well equipped for careers in environmental policy, planning and consultancy, administration at local and state government levels, media organisations, and teaching and research.

Course Fee:


International: $118,500

Entry Requirements:

SACE with four Stage 2 subjects including at least three 20 credit Tertiary Admissions Subjects and a further 20 credit points from recognised studies (or Yr 12 equivalent); Selection via ATAR.

Structure:

In the first year of the degree students will complete compulsory Environmental Policy and Management courses on globalisation, the impact of humans on the planet, population-environment relationships and economy-environment interactions. These courses introduce the linked concepts of social and environmental sustainability at local to global scales. Second year courses are offered in coastal management, population and health, international migration, urban futures, housing policy and practice, biodiversity conservation, environment and development, food and agriculture, environmental change and climate change, resource scarcity, environmental impact assessment, geographical information systems, and social science research techniques. Students also study a Minor in another discipline area from within The Faculty of Arts. The remainder of the degree is made up of free choice electives from within the Faculty of Arts or another faculty. In third year students may take part in an internship.

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental Policy and Management

Study Pathways:

Students may apply for credit on account of studies at bachelor degree level in any area of study. All applications for credit are considered individually and on their merits by the Faculty of Arts Office.

Further information:

Double degree available with Bachelor of Laws.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 67.45 Yes Part time 6 years
North Terrace 67.45 Yes Full time 3 years

A dynamic campus life in Adelaide’s CBD  

Our main campus is located on North Terrace, one of the premier streets in Adelaide’s CBD. Surrounded by the State’s Art Gallery, Museum and Library, the campus is also walking distance from shops, cafes, businesses, parklands and Adelaide Oval. 
The North Terrace campus itself is stunning. A mixture of historical sandstone buildings and new purpose-built facilities. It’s a hive of activity and has a rich campus life, with most of the 27,000 students attending classes there each day. 
The University also has a campus at Roseworthy, 55kms north of Adelaide. Roseworthy is home to South Australia’s only veterinary school and houses internationally renowned equine, companion and production animal health centres. 
Our Waite campus is 8kms walk south of Adelaide and is the biggest plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Degrees for jobs of the future    

University of Adelaide degrees are relevant to the ever-changing needs of employers, industries and the community. We offer more than 180 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in areas such as:
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  • biology, agriculture, food science, veterinary, physics, chemistry, and nutrition. 

Learn alongside bright minds  

A University of Adelaide degree doesn’t just get you your first job, a degree at Adelaide sets you up for a lifetime of learning and a successful career. 
Our students become more than just masters of their discipline, they learn how to think differently, solve problems, innovate and adapt to their environment. 
All our degrees include a strong research component, allowing students to contribute to discoveries from their first day at university.
We also provide our students with the opportunity to learn from internationally-acclaimed researchers, in small groups. We work closely with employers to ensure our students graduate with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. 

Build a career from our reputation 

Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is the third-oldest university in Australia. 
We are a member of the leading universities in Australia, the Group of Eight (Go8) coalition, and have strong partnerships with government, a wide range of industries, and universities right across the globe.    
Many notable people studied at the University of Adelaide, including astronaut Andy Thomas, former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and Nobel laureates William and Lawrence Bragg. World leaders, CEOs, Rhodes Scholars and Olympians are also amongst our alumni. 
 
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