Bachelor of Environmental Management

Full Time

Bachelor of Environmental Management

Southern Institute of Technology
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    1st year fees
  • 360
  • Campus
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years


Bachelor of Environmental Management programme offers you the broadest scope of any Environmental Management degree course in New Zealand.

The impact of human activities on our planet is sadly, becoming increasingly obvious.  Learn how to manage human activity and create a sustainable balance with nature. Environmental Management is an all-encompassing area which looks to find the answers to a sustainable existence.


Renewable Energy, 

Geographic Information Systems (GIS), 

Environmental Law, 

Resource Management, 

Conservation Principles, 

Land, Freshwater and Marine Management. 

Practical training includes First Aid, river crossing, camping skills, trip planning and assessment. 

Admission Requirements

University Entrance NCEA Level 3 Three subjects at Level 3 or above made up of the following. 

  • 14 credits each, in three approved subjects 
  • Literacy, 10 credits at Level 2 or above made up of 5 credits in reading 5 credits in writing 
  • Numeracy, 10 credits at Level 1 or above made up of achievement standards specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects or unit standards package of three numeracy unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627. All three required. 

Courses Units

You need to complete 360 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

Every candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Environmental Management is required to follow to the satisfaction of the Board of Studies, a programme of study for a minimum period of three years. Each year of study comprises two 17 week semesters.  Programmes of study for the degree are made up of clusters of papers taken at the appropriate levels as outlined in Appendix 1 of this document.  The overall programme of study for every candidate requires 360 credits for successful completion of the degree.  Individual papers may have specific prerequisites or other knowledge/skill requirements, which must be satisfied by all students.

In order to be awarded the Bachelor of Environmental Management, the student will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the degree schedule.

The student completing the Bachelor of Environmental Management will normally be expected to complete the three-year programme (full-time equivalent) within five years. Notwithstanding the requirements set out above, the Head of Faculty with the approval and recommendation of the Board of Studies, may allow a student a longer period to complete the programme.

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