BH096 - Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours)

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RMIT program code: BH096
Plan name: Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours)
Plan code: BH096ESDD
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 079786G

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

For students who commence their study in this program from 1 January 2016 onwards, please note that some courses listed in this structure will have their course marks count toward your program's weighted average mark. Your weighted average mark will determine the honours level of your award once you have completed the program. If a course counts toward your weighted average mark, that fact will be stated in its course guide. In Enrolment Online, after you completed your course enrolment, you will be notified which of the enrolled courses will count toward the weighted average mark.

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 
AND  Year Five of Program
 
AND  (Environmental Biology Minor
 
OR  Environmental Chemistry Minor
 
OR  Groundwater Minor (Engineering)
 )

For more information about the weighted average mark, please click here.

 

Total number of credit points needed to complete this bachelor degree is 480 credit points or 40 courses equivalent.  This consists of:

- 18 Environmental Science courses: 14 compulsory and Four (4) Environmental Science (Environmental Biology or Chemistry) minor courses;

- 21 Environmental Engineering courses: 17 compulsory and Four (4) Groundwater Minor (Engineering) minor courses; and

- One (1) University elective.

 

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program.

Lodge the relevant credit/RPL form(s) on the RMIT Connect Student Portal as soon as possible (so you can enrol the correct courses for this semester) along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc.

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Environmental Chemistry 1A12YesCHEM1014City Campus3058
Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus12361190
Engineering Mathematics B12YesMATH2128City Campus1145
The Changing Environment12ENVI1146City Campus1288 (FF)
Environmental Chemistry 1B12YesCHEM1015City Campus2988
Energy and Earth's Environment12YesPHYS2066City Campus1175
Life on Earth12YesENVI1142City Campus2644 (FF)2598 (FF)
Mathematics and Statics12YesMATH2129City Campus1158
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Hydrosphere12YesENVI1008City Campus3362
Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice12OENG1166City Campus1625 (FF)
Engineering Practice 2 (Environmental Principles for Sustainable Design)12CIVE1186City Campus1400 (FF)
Ecology12YesENVI1009City Campus1243 (FF)
Geology12YesEASC1075City Campus1400 (FF)
The Soil Environment12YesENVI1012City Campus3315
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from the Groundwater Minor (Engineering): Please refer to the list of Groundwater Minor (Engineering) courses at the end of this program structure document.

 
AND

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Year Three of Program

In Semester 1, please enrol in One (1) University Elective.

Please do not enrol in ENVI1011 The Atmosphere as it will be studied in Year 4.

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Atmosphere12YesENVI1011City Campus3343
Pollution Control12YesOENG1036City Campus1619 (FF)
Geological Site Investigation12YesEASC1076City Campus1405 (FF)
Solid Waste Management and LCA12YesOENG1035City Campus1618 (FF)
Numerical Methods/Statistics for Engineers12YesMATH2114City Campus1164
AND

Complete One (1) Course from the Groundwater Minor (Engineering): Please refer to the list of Groundwater Minor (Engineering) courses at the end of this program structure document.

AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from either the Environmental Biology or Environmental Chemistry Minor (Note: You will need to complete this minor in Year Four): Please refer to the list of courses at the end of this program structure document.

 
AND

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Year Four of Program

If you are in Year 4 and Year 5 and you have already studied some of the courses recommended below, please see your program manager for advice regarding what courses to enrol in.

In Semester 2, please enrol in ENVI1011 The Atmosphere (Please go to Year 3 to locate this course)

Please do not enrol in OENG1037 Urban Systems as it will be studied in Year 5.

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Urban Systems12YesOENG1037City Campus1581 (FF)
Engineering Economics and Infrastructure Planning12CIVE1217City Campus1399 (FF)
Waste Water Treatment and Recycling12CIVE1199City Campus1398 (FF)
Environmental Analysis12YesOENG1038City Campus1582 (FF)
Land Contamination and Remediation12YesOENG1039City Campus1583 (FF)
AND

Complete One (1) Course from the Groundwater Minor (Engineering): Please refer to the list of Groundwater Minor (Engineering) courses at the end of this program structure document.

AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from either the Environmental Biology or Environmental Chemistry Minor (Note:You need to complete the minor you selected in Year Three) Please refer to the list of courses at the end of this program structure document

 
AND

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Year Five of Program

If you are in Year 4 and Year 5 and you have already studied some of the courses recommended below, please see your program manager for advice regarding what courses to enrol in.

In Semester 1, please enrol in ONPS2335 The Professional Scientist as this will be your fifth core course. To enrol in this course please complete an Enrolment Variation Form and submit it to the RMIT Connect Student Portal or hand delivery it to SEH Academic Services (Building 10, Level 9).

In Semester 2, please enrol in OENG1037 Urban Systems (Please go to Year 4 to locate this course)

Please do not enrol in One (1) University Elective as has been studied in Year 3.

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Environmental Sampling and Analysis12YesENVI1145City Campus1298 (FF)
Engineering Capstone Project Part A12YesOENG1167City Campus1626 (FF)1589 (FF)
Ethics, Policy and Law in Environmental Engineering12OENG1041City Campus1620 (FF)
Engineering Capstone Project Part B12YesOENG1168City Campus1627 (FF)3203 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses (Note: You should normally enrol in ONPS 2186. ENVI 1144 is a select entry course which has a materials fee and other associated costs for students that have been accepted into the Viet Nam project):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Science Project12YesONPS2186City Campus12901285
Environmental Sustainability Project International12YesENVI1144City Campus3330
AND

Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Water Engineering12YesCIVE1181City Campus1394 (FF)
Catchment Water Management12YesCIVE1145City Campus1562 (FF)
Geotechnical Engineering 112YesCIVE1178City Campus1397 (FF)
Advanced Hydrogeology12YesCIVE1122City Campus1560 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND
(

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Environmental Biology Minor

Complete Two (2) of these Third Year Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Plant Structure and Function12YesBIOL2156City Campus1272
Animal Diversity12YesBIOL2151City Campus1244
Plant Diversity12YesBIOL2270City Campus1269
Animal Structure and Function12YesBIOL2258City Campus1233
AND

Complete Two (2) of these Fourth Year Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Marine Biology12YesBIOL2255City Campus1276
Environmental Biotechnology12YesBIOL2324City Campus1248
Ecotoxicology12YesBIOL2162City Campus1245
 
OR

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Environmental Chemistry Minor

Complete Two (2) of these Third Year Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Environmental Chemistry 2A12YesCHEM1058City Campus3360
Environmental Chemistry 2B12YesCHEM1059City Campus1291
AND

Complete Two (2) of these Forth Year Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Environmental Chemistry 3A12YesCHEM1085City Campus1297
Environmental Chemistry 3B12YesCHEM1086City Campus1290
 
OR

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Groundwater Minor (Engineering)

Complete the following Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Hydrogeology12YesCIVE1184City Campus1395 (FF)
AND

Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Water Engineering12YesCIVE1181City Campus1394 (FF)
Catchment Water Management12YesCIVE1145City Campus1562 (FF)
Geotechnical Engineering 112YesCIVE1178City Campus1397 (FF)
Advanced Hydrogeology12YesCIVE1122City Campus1560 (FF)
Marine and Geological Systems (MAGS)12YesEASC1082City Campus1401 (FF)
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