Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management (BEnvPolicyMgt)

Program Code


Program Minimum Units


Standard Duration

3 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

AQF Level


Academic Year


Special Notes

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This program examines environmental change and its effect on altering the world in which we live; its cities and suburbs, regional and rural landscapes, its natural heritage and biodiversity, and its significant political and economic implications. Students will 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 include climate change, managing our coasts and rivers, environmental management, population and migration, urban processes, biodiversity, conservation and sustainable development. Students will also have the opportunity to take part in an internship with an external organisation related to the environment in their final year of study.
The Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management is an AQF Level 7 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management

There shall be a Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units, comprising:

  1. Level I courses not exceeding 24 units
  2. Core courses to the value of 18 units, including ARTS 1007 The Enquiring Mind: Freedom and Media
  3. At least one minor to the value of 18 units from a discipline that is not the same as the major:
    • Anthropology
    • Art History and Visual Culture
    • Asian Studies
    • Chinese Studies
    • Classics
    • Creative Writing
    • Criminology
    • English
    • French Studies
    • Gender Studies
    • German Studies
    • History
    • Indigenous Knowledges and Society
    • Indonesian Studies
    • International Development
    • Italian Studies
    • Japanese Studies
    • Linguistics
    • Modern Greek Studies
    • Music
    • Philosophy
    • Politics and International Studies
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Spanish Studies
  4. Closed Electives to the value of 21 units
  5. Open Electives to the value of 15 units
Core Courses

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ARTS 1007 The Enquiring Mind: Freedom and Media 3
GEOG 1101 Geographies of Globalisation 3
GEOG 1102 Footprints on a Fragile Planet 3
GEOG 1103 Economy, Environment and Place 3
GEOG 1104 Intro to Geography, Environment & Population 3
GEOG 2139 Environmental Management 3