Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment)

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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.

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