BP192 - Bachelor of Environmental Science

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RMIT program code: BP192
Plan name: Bachelor of Environmental Science
Plan code: BP192P6
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 047880G

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  (Environmental Biology Minor
 
OR  Environmental Chemistry Minor
 
OR  Geosciences Minor (Engineering)
 
OR  Geospatial Science Minor
 )

- Recommended full-time study load for this bachelor degree program is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

- Total number of credit points needed to complete this bachelor degree is 288 credit points or 24 courses equivalent.  This consists of:

  • 14 compulsory coursework courses;
  • One (1) Mathematics Option Course - MATH2123 Mathematics and Statistics is recommended;
  • Four (4) Environmental Science (Environmental Biology or Environmental Chemistry) minor courses;
  • Three (3) courses from the another minor;
  • Two (2) University electives.

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 along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc. to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester.

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Seven (7) 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
The Changing Environment12ENVI1146City Campus1288 (FF)
Life on Earth12YesENVI1142City Campus2644 (FF)2598 (FF)
Environmental Chemistry 1B12YesCHEM1015City Campus2988
Spatial Information Science Fundamentals12GEOM1033City Campus12281216
Energy and Earth's Environment12YesPHYS2066City Campus1175
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from the following Mathematics Option List: (Note: MATH 2123 is recommended for students who have done VCE Further Mathematics)

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus11721160
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus18241748
Calculus and Analysis 112YesMATH1142City Campus1137
Engineering Mathematics B12YesMATH2128City Campus1145
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Hydrosphere12YesENVI1008City Campus3362
Ecology12YesENVI1009City Campus1243 (FF)
The Soil Environment12YesENVI1012City Campus3315
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from either the Environmental Biology or Environmental Chemistry Minor (Note: you will need to complete your chosen minor in 3rd year)

AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from one or more of the other Minors not previously chosen

AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Atmosphere12YesENVI1011City Campus3343
Environmental Sampling and Analysis12YesENVI1145City Campus1298 (FF)
The Professional Scientist12YesONPS2335City Campus1240
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses: (Note: You should normally enrol in ONPS2186. ENVI1144 is a select entry course which has a materials fee and other associated costs for students that have been accepted into the Vietnam 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

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from either the Environmental Chemistry or Environmental Biology Minor (Note: You must complete one of these two minors)

AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from one or more of the other Minors not previously chosen

AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND
(

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Environmental Biology Minor

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Second 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

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Third 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

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Second 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 the following Two (2) Third 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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Geosciences Minor (Engineering)

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Second Year Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Geology12YesEASC1075City Campus1400 (FF)
Solid Waste Management and LCA12YesOENG1035City Campus1618 (FF)
Geological Site Investigation12YesEASC1076City Campus1405 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Third Year courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Hydrogeology12YesCIVE1184City Campus1395 (FF)
Marine and Geological Systems (MAGS)12YesEASC1082City Campus1401 (FF)
Land Contamination and Remediation12YesOENG1039City Campus1583 (FF)
Pollution Control12YesOENG1036City Campus1619 (FF)
 
OR

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Geospatial Science Minor

Complete the following Two (2) Second Year Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Resource Management12ENVI1098City Campus1234 (FF)
Spatial Information Science Principles12YesGEOM1044City Campus1218
AND

Complete the following Two (2) Third Year Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Spatial Information Science Analytics12YesGEOM1057City Campus1225
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