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Biophysical Environments - ENVS602

This unit is for students from non-cognate disciplines interested in pursuing postgraduate study in environmental sciences. This unit introduces students to core environmental concepts and topics, focused on the terrestrial, coastal, and atmospheric environments. This unit uses the local area as a laboratory to explore a combination of theory, field and modelling skills. Students will also be introduced to using Spatial Information Science (GIS) and Matlab to understand the biophysical environment. Scientific communication and data analysis skills are also explored. The unit is accessible for students with a broad range of backgrounds and develops foundation knowledge and skills relating to environmental science, management and sustainability in order to facilitate higher-level studies.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Maina Mbui, Professor Kirstie Fryirs, Associate Professor Paul Beggs, Dr Tim Ralph

Admission to MEnv or GradDipEnv or GradCertEnv or MEnvPlan or MSusDev or GradDipSusDev or GradCertSusDev or MSc Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ENVG602
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

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