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

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Plan: BH096ESDD - Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours)
Campus: City Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

As a graduate of Bachelor of Environmental Science / Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) you will have the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to work as an environmental scientist or environmental engineer with accreditation by Engineers Australia.

Over the duration of the program you will develop a number of skills related to each part of your degree desribed in detail here.

Program Learning Outcomes Bachelor of Enviornmental Science

1 Understanding science

1.1 You will be able to demonstrate a coherent understanding of environmental science by articulating the methods of science and explaining why current environmental knowledge is both contestable and testable through further inquiry

1.2. You will be able demonstrate a coherent understanding of environmental science by explaining the role and relevance of environmental science in society

2 Scientific knowledge

2.1. You will exhibit depth and breadth of environmental science knowledge by demonstrating a broad and coherent knowledge and understanding of Earth system processes, especially in the hydrosphere, ecosphere, atmosphere and lithosphere, and a depth in the underlying principles and concepts in Environmental Chemistry and/or Environmental Biology

2.2. You will be able to exhibit an understanding of the depth and breadth of environmental science knowledge by  demonstrating knowledge that environmental science has interdisciplinary connections with other sciences.

3 Inquiry and problem solving

3.1. You will be able to critically analyse and solve problems in environmental science through gathering, synthesizing and critically evaluating information from a range of sources

3.2. You will be able to critically analyse and solve problems in environmental science by designing and planning an investigation, including developing a testable hypothesis

3.3 You will be able to critically analyse and solve problems in environmental science by selecting and applying practical and/or theoretical techniques with technical competence in conducting field, laboratory-based, or virtual experiments

3.4You will be able to critically analyse and solve problems in environmental science by collecting, accurately recording, interpreting, and drawing conclusions from scientific data

4 Communication

4.1. You will be an effective communicator of environmental sciences by effectively communicating environmental results, information, or arguments using a range of modes (oral, written, visual) for a variety of purposes and audiences

5 Personal and professional responsibility

5.1. You will be accountable for individual learning and scientific work in environmental science by being an independent and self-directed learner

5.2. You will be accountable for your  individual learning and scientific work in environmental science by working effectively, responsibly, ethically, and safely in an individual or team context

5.3 You will be accountable for your  individual learning and scientific work in environmental science by  demonstrating knowledge of the regulatory frameworks and ethical principles relevant to environmental science.

Program Learning Outcomes Bachelor of Engineering

The program learning outcomes have been aligned with recognised standards for Bachelor of Engineering degrees to obtain national accreditation by Engineers Australia.

1 Knowledge and Skill Base

You will have:

1.1. a comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline.

1.2. a conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.

1.3. an in-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.

1.4. an ability to discern  knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.

1.5. a knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.

1.6. an understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.

2 Engineering Application Ability

You will be able to:

2.1. apply established engineering methods to complex engineering solving.

2.2. fluently apply of engineering techniques, tools and resources.

2.3. apply systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.

2.4. apply systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.

3 Professional and Personal Attributes

You will demonstrate:

3.1. ethical conduct and professional accountability

3.2. effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.

3.3. a creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.

3.4. professional use and management of information.

3.5. orderly management of self, and professional conduct.

3.6. effective team membership and team leadership.

 

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