Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication and Environment)

OP701007

Check the Study plan PDF to see the suggested order to study your courses. How long it will take you to complete the qualification will depend on whether you study one, two or three courses each trimester. 


Qualification Structure

This double major includes 20 courses of 20 credits each. You will need 400 credits to complete this Degree.

We recommend 72142 and 72140 as your first courses.

For Elective Section 2, you are required to successfully complete a further 40 credits from any Level 5, 6 or 7 Open Polytechnic programme, or other recognised degree-level programme subject to the Programme Leader’s approval.


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