Environmental Studies

Honours

Honours in Environmental Studies is embedded within the Bachelor of Advanced Studies.

It includes a 36-credit point research project incorporating the study of how social and bio-physical phenomena intersect to generate environmental outcomes, and what this means for humans and the places they inhabit. Students will also complete two 6-credit point coursework units that will aid in the development of fundamental research, ethical research practices, and communication skills.

Honours in Environmental Studies is available to students with a major in environmental studies or a cognate area. Admittance into the program is determined by the Faculty of Science as well as the environmental studies honours coordinator.

Honours Coordinator:

Professor Dale Dominey-Howes
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Unit outlines will be available though Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

Sessions have changed for the following unit. S2CIAU Intensive August session is closed. A new S2CISE Intensive September session has been opened.

ENVI4101 Advanced Research in Environmental Studies

18/06/2020
1.

Sessions have changed for the following unit. S2CIAU Intensive August session has closed and a new S2CISE Intensive September session has opened:

SCIE4003 Ethics in Science

19/06/2020
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (HONOURS)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Environmental Studies) requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework core units, and
(ii) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(iii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

Honours Coursework Core

ENVI4101
Advanced Research in Environmental Studies
6    A Have a broad understanding of fundamental concepts in natural and social sciences, and how these apply to practice, policies and institutions relevant to environment issues; be able to collate, synthesise and critically evaluate information in environmental studies from relevant sources.
Intensive August
Intensive March

Honours Coursework Selective

SCIE4001
Science Communication
6    A Completion of a major in a science discipline. Basic knowledge of other sciences is beneficial. Experience in communication such as delivering oral presentations and producing written reports. An awareness of science in a societal context, e.g., of disciplinary applications.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.


Mid-year honours students would take this unit of study in S1 (their second semester of study).
Semester 1
SCIE4003
Ethics in Science
6    A Successful completion of a Science major.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
N HSBH3004 or HPSC3107
Intensive August
Intensive March

Honours Core Research Project

ENVI4103
Environmental Studies Honours Project A
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI4104
Environmental Studies Honours Project B
6    C ENVI4103
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI4105
Environmental Studies Honours Project C
6    C ENVI4104
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI4106
Environmental Studies Honours Project D
6    C ENVI4105
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI4107
Environmental Studies Honours Project E
6    C ENVI4106
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI4108
Environmental Studies Honours Project F
6    C ENVI4107
Semester 1
Semester 2