Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge, matauranga Maori and understanding of the natural processes and anthropogenic impacts that contribute to environmental change. They will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the concepts, data collection, analysis methods, use and ownership of data and problem solving techniques for Environmental Science. They will be able to demonstrate an understanding of frameworks used for environmental decision-making and the cultural, Treaty, ethical, economic and societal factors that impact on decision making and have effective teamwork and communication skills. They will have an understanding of biculturalism in the context of Environmental Science and have completed 400 hours of work integrated learning. They will have undertaken research and produced an honours dissertation. They will be prepared for employment as Environmental Scientists in the public and private sectors within and beyond New Zealand.

What graduates earn

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Contact details

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Phone: (03) 369 3999

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