Undergraduate

Natural Resource Management

Natural resource managers guide sustainable development to protect environmental and community assets.
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The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

1800 653 050

Hours

8.30am – 5pm AWST, Monday – Friday

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.

Career Pathways

Graduates of Natural Resource Management are in high demand as the world grapples with the challenge of sustainably managing our natural environment. Key employers include government departments and agencies responsible for the environment, conservation, climate change policy, agriculture and food, and primary industries. In the private sector, employers include engineering and environmental consultancies, and the mineral and energy industries. Employers also include non-governmental organisations such as World Wildlife Fund.
Graduates of Natural Resource Management are in high demand as the world grapples with the challenge of sustainably managing our natural environment. Key employers include government departments and agencies responsible for the environment, conservation, climate change policy, agriculture and food, and primary industries. In the private sector, employers include engineering and environmental consultancies, and the mineral and energy industries. Employers also include non-governmental organisations such as World Wildlife Fund.

Further Study

You could enrol in the honours program, which is an additional intensive fourth year of study where you work closely with an academic supervisor on real-world environmental management problems. There is also the option of enrolling in a master's by coursework or research program.
You could enrol in the honours program, which is an additional intensive fourth year of study where you work closely with an academic supervisor on real-world environmental management problems. There is also the option of enrolling in a master's by coursework or research program.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or your desired course.

Domestic Fees

Undergraduate – Commonwealth supported students

Course Credit Points
144
Annual Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2018
$9,002.00
Typical Fee Range - 2018
$7,507.00 - $10,016.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Undergraduate – onshore students

Course Credit Points
144
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2016
$35,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$105,000.00
Annual Fee - 2017
$36,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$109,500.00
Annual Fee - 2018
$37,800.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$113,400.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for UWA bachelor’s degrees with a required Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of 80.00.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for school-leaver entry to UWA you are required to achieve the Western Australian Certificate of Education and obtain the minimum ATAR to gain a place in your chosen degree.

Mathematics requirement

This major requires a certain level of Mathematics. If you do not meet this level, you may be able to take additional Mathematics units in your first year to satisfy this requirement.

WACE prerequisite: Mathematics Applications ATAR

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Natural resource managers apply scientific, economic and social knowledge to help society resolve issues surrounding the use of natural resources and the conservation of the environment.

About The Course

You'll learn how to apply scientific, economic and social knowledge to help society resolve environmental management problems. The increasing global population, combined with rising incomes, means the world's environmental and natural resources are under significant pressure. Management of the Earth's natural and environmental assets has become a major global focus.
Natural Resource Management

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 18-24 hours contact time, plus your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-NRMGT
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BSc), 4 years (BSc[Hons])
Natural Resource Management
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 18-24 hours contact time, plus your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-NRMGT
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BSc), 4 years (BSc[Hons])
TISC Codes
  • UWSCI
  • UWBPH
Honours Available
  • Yes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
Faculty
  • Faculty of Science

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