An interdisciplinary perspective on how science can help understand and address environmental management problems.
Coordinator: Professor Michael McCarthy
This specialisation examines how science can help understand and address environmental management problems emphasising: the role of quantitative methods in environmental science; the skills required to analyse and model environmental systems and processes; and a high level of ability to analyse and evaluate environmental issues.
Students will focus on processional practice for the private and government sectors and can gain real-world experience through internship and industry-based research subjects.
Students with a strong background in Biology, Chemistry or Earth Sciences seeking an interdisciplinary Environmental perspective or students with a strong quantitative skills in other disciplines eg Engineering.
Example Career outcomes
- Environmental Impact assessor
- Environmental Scientist
- Environmental Modeller
- Environmental consultant
Example study plan (200 point program)
Sustainability Governance and Leadership
Global Environmental Change
Thinking and Reasoning with Data
Graduate Seminar, Environmental Science
Management of plant and animal invasions
Environmental Risk Assessment
Monitoring Environmental Impacts
Soil Science and Management
Integrated River and Catchment management