Major - Environmental Management

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3050.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.

Solution to environmental problems requires both a technical/scientific ‘fix’, and an agreed social implementation, or management ‘fix’. This major covers environmental management as an academic discipline, giving students knowledge and skills in the social, legislative and planning frameworks within which environmental practitioners must work to implement solutions to environmental problems.

Major Structure

Students must complete eight units as follows

Level 1

300824 Management of Aquatic Environments
300823 Soils
101646 Analysis of Spatial Data

Level 2

Choose two of

300840 Environmental Planning and Climate Change
101878 Indigenous Landscapes
300875 Landuse and the Environment

Level 3

Choose three of

300841 Environmental Regulation and Policy
300858 Environmental Risk Management
300860 Urban Environment
300919 Occupational Health and Safety

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