Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability

Summary

CRICOS course code: 091180D
Level of study: Undergraduate

The complex and interconnected challenges of creating sustainable societies within a healthy global environment demand an integrative, holistic appreciation of environment and sustainability that requires a broad understanding of the world.
This contemporary cross-disciplinary degree prepares you to address the complex challenges of sustainability by giving you a broad environmental education with a sound basis in theory and methods and a focus on hands-on applications and research-led, field-based learning. You will learn to link perspectives from the natural and social sciences with their applications in your chosen major in environmental science, sustainable natural resource management or sustainability studies; and can select from minors that range from biodiversity conservation, environmental policy, climate change and water resources to indigenous studies, international relations and development studies.
If you care about meeting the challenges and opportunities facing us this century this degree will prepare you for an effective professional career in environment science, sustainable natural resource management and developing pathways to a sustainable future.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of a Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability, graduates will be able to:
Evaluate current understandings of environmental science, natural resource management and sustainability, and of a range of response strategies for sustainable resource management and development.
Integrate knowledge from relevant scientific areas and from policy approaches across disciplines into approaches designed to address complex contemporary environment and sustainability issues, in global, national and local contexts.
Apply a range of written, oral and visual communication skills to effectively convey and discuss information about environmental science, sustainable development and resource management decisions and relevant policies across discipline
Engage with ongoing debates on environmental science, resource management and sustainability issues, recognizing the importance of biophysical and socio-political and cultural contexts.
Career Options
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia’s most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia’s top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

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