Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment)

Qualification code OP701003

When you graduate with the Bachelor of Applied Science Environment major, you will have the theoretical and practical understanding 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.

You may find career opportunities in central or local government, public interest groups and private sector organisations, working in planning, policy analysis, resource management, research, consultancy or environmental education.

We also offer a range of certificates and diplomas that can be used as a stepping stone to this degree. We suggest you plan your study so that, where applicable, the first qualification you get is a certificate or diploma.

For more information download the brochure below or request a brochure to be sent to you. If you have any questions please contact us.


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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 total cost for the full qualification based on 2015 fee information. This does not include 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

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.

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Courses you could do in this qualification

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You must read the information provided within the Qualification Structure table, which details the order in which courses must be studied to complete a valid qualification.


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