Why study environmental science and management (Honours) at UoN?
With increasing competition in all sectors of employment, students who graduate with an Honours degree have a distinct advantage. It is often considered by employers as an added skill and has been used by previous graduates to pursue higher positions and salaries. You can develop and carry out research on a topic of interest, potentially leading to further academic study such as a PhD.
The Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours) is a one year full-time (or equivalent part-time) degree that allows you to further develop your specific area of interest and is a pathway into research higher degree study.
The University of Newcastle is a leader in research, with the Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment providing links for the University, business and industry, and the community to provide a sustainable future. You have the opportunity of being involved with research at the forefront of your discipline.
With increased competition for work in environmental science and the management of the environment, students who graduate with Honours have a distinct advantage.
Graduates may find employment in areas such as:
- urban and regional planning
- transport planning
- research into climate
- soil science
- flora and fauna
- environmental mechanics
- catchment management
- international agencies
- educational institutions
- waste water treatment
- the general environmental area.
An Honours degree can also lead to a research career in academia or elsewhere.