Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies not elsewhere classified



4 Years

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

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4 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,797 $31,187
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$14,973 $59,893
Total $22,770 $91,080

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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