Programme Name Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
Programme Description
Our overall objective is to introduce the field of environmental science and show an understanding of the natural world around us and how the application of scientific methods can help us address the problems facing our planet.
Our specific objectives are: -
- To introduce a variety of environmental problems, and solutions, in a scientific context
- Identify and evaluate human influences on natural processes of earth systems and assess the extent of environmental problems and ways to address them in the future.
- Encourage students to develop skills and the interdisciplinary understanding needed to deal with environmental issues.
- Train students to have enhanced capacity to fit into careers that are involved in conservation   biology, pollution, prevention   and   abatement, ecosystems protection, restoration and management of aquatic and terrestrial environments.
- Successfully perform a given research method using the skills and knowledge obtained.
- Gather and prepare samples for scientific and statistical analysis.
- Show competence in data gathering, statistical analysis, interpretation, and reporting of results for decision making.
- Develop skills in experimental design and literature searching.
- Apply mathematical and statistical analysis to improve the understanding of environmental information and to correlate quality parameters or physical properties to analytical data.
- Maintain quality standard of practice in the workplace.
- Perform safe working methods of chemical and biological analyses, according to the Occupational Health , Safety act.
- Relate the knowledge obtained in theory to the everyday life.
- Design spread sheets with Microsoft Excel to build and maintain accurate , precise analytical databases with information that has been collected in the laboratories or field
- Identify and evaluate environmental hazards, and display safety with chemicals, biological samples, biological wastes and waste disposal
Majors Environmental Science
Minimum Requirement
a)Pass in Year 13 with 200 out of 400 marks with 50% minimum marks in Mathematics, English and any 2 of the Biology, Chemistry , Physics, Technical Drawing/Applied Technology ,  Agriculture or Geography subjects OR Foundation Science with GPA of 2.00 or more
b)Applicant may also be admitted to the programme who may not meet the requirement on the years of continuous education progression, but who are able to demonstrate their ability to succeed in programmes at these levels on the basis of their maturity, work experience or prior learning and are 21 years of age.
Programme Type Bachelors Degree
Credit Points Required 360
Campus Lautoka,Nabua
Duration 3
Estimated Tution Fees - Local (FJD) $10,284.32
Estimated Tution Fees - Regional $30,852.97
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