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Environmental Management Major


Designed for students who want to develop a specialisation in the area of environmental management, including sustainable management of natural areas and urban landscapes.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCI1193Introduction to Environmental Science15
SCC1123Chemistry for the Life Sciences15
SCI3206Environmental Investigation and Monitoring15
SCM3203Environmental Impact Assessment15
Plus 3 units from:
SCI2108 ^Environmental Management and Sustainability15
SCI2115 ^Ecological Restoration15
SCI2371 ^Sustainable Water15
SCI3453 ^Sustainable Natural Resource Management15
SCI3307 ^Waste Management15
SCM2104 ^Geographical Information Systems15
SCM2201 ^Soil and Land Processes15

^ Core Option

For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook


Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical environmental management situations.
  2. Apply environmental, digital and managerial literacies to access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from multiple sources.
  3. Communicate disciplinary knowledge and values in professional and public contexts.
  4. Demonstrate a global outlook with respect for environmental, cultural and economic diversity.
  5. Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and judgement for own learning and professional practice.
  6. Think creatively to anticipate environmental challenges and design approaches for their solution.
  7. Think critically to analyse and interpret complex environmental management problems and devise strategies for their solutions.
  8. Work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative to implement social, sustainable, and ethical values, including Indigenous cultural competence.

Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Environmental Officer, Environmental Consultant, Landcare Officer, , Environmental Education Provider, Coastcare Officer, Landcare Ranger, Coastcare Ranger, Marine and National Park Ranger, Research Assistant, Ecotourism Officer, Eco-recreation Officer,

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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