The units within this group comprise of the Environmental Science Minor within the new Bachelor of Science degree (NBSC). These units have been selected to provide students with a thorough grounding in the latest advances in botany, zoology, geography and ecology. The units selected provide a focus on the theoretical and practical foundations of biological and environmental research. The foundations of ecological knowledge and the key components of natural ecosystems are covered in depth throughout these units. There is a clear focus on the key elements needed to understand ecological applications, procedures and regulations used in ecological management and related industries. These key understanding will produce work-ready graduates that have a good grounding in environmental science.
A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.
'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.
This unit set is studied as part of the following course(s):