Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment)

Qualification code OP701003

Are you passionate about the environment and want to help protect it for future generations? You can make a real difference in the world with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Environment. Whether you want to update your skills or take your first steps in caring for the environment, our range of environment qualifications will help you. You can begin your studies with a certificate or diploma in environmental management or environment and sustainability and the courses you study can be credited towards this degree or our double major in communication and environment. 

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  • Level 7  
    Credits 360 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $13,140 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2016 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification you will be able to:

  • recognise and analyse the causes of environmental problems facing New Zealand and the global community
  • apply environmental principles and legislation to practical situations involving the protection and use of natural resources
  • evaluate policy and management approaches to resolve environmental problems
  • contribute to identifying and implementing effective actions to achieve sustainable environmental outcomes.

Career opportunities

This qualification will prepare you for a career in central or local government, public and private organisations, working in planning, resource and environmental management, research, consultancy or environmental education.

Key dates

Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.

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Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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