About the courseIt is well recognised that businesses must have robust environmental strategies to succeed in the 21st century.Chief Executive Officers have to consider carbon footprints, sustainable practices, global climate change, and waste management issues.These are environmentally sensitive issues which have resulted in an increase of related legislation. In addition, some business activities require a knowledge of the environment. In the aquaculture industry, for example, biological knowledge is required to raise fish, prawns, algae and other crops. But there is no substitute for a good business plan. The benefit of this degree is that it gives you the knowledge and skill to do both.This multi-disciplinary program uses the universitys strengths in business, environmental and marine science. Students are provided with core knowledge and training in the application of business and environmental principles. The course provides a fundamental background in business, environmental and marine sciences that is essential for a holistic approach to business operations.Career Outcomes:As a graduate of Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science you will be able to work within a range of public, private and non-profit industries. You can also work in the areas of agriculture, aquaculture, forestry and fisheries. The future is clear. All companies will require key staff who can facilitate growth of businesses in times of strong social and governmental demands for good environmental practices.Course Structure12 business + 12 science subjectsStudy ProgramBusiness SubjectsAccounting for Decision MakingEconomics for Sustainable BusinessBusiness, Environment and Society in the TropicsContemporary Business CommunicationsPlus 4 Business level 2 subjects and 4 Business level 3 subjectsEnvironmental Science SubjectsIntroduction to BiodiversityEnvironmental Processes and Global ChangeIntroduction to SustainabilityStatistics and Data Analysis 1Introduction to Environmental EconomicsMarine Ecolo
Intake MonthsMARCH, JULY, NOVEMBER
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AboutFounded in April 2003, JCU Singapore awards degrees and certification on behalf of JCU Australia. This university was established as an international campus of the JCU Australia, and it completely follows the academic curriculum of its parent university. The university has an Inter-Campus Mobility Programme, which allows students studying on the Singapore campus to pay the tuition fee in their domestic currency. This university has earned one of the highest levels of quality assurance in the country called The Edutrust Star. In addition to this, it is the first organization to receive this award. JCU Singapore has also received the honorable SQC STAR.
In the year 2018, the student enrolment of the university comprised 85% undergraduates and 15% of graduates. The student demographics had 37% of international students coming from different parts across the world. In addition to this, 97% of the students secured lucrative employment offers in less than a period of 6 months. In the same year, 57% of the students graduate from the psychology major offered by this university.
JCU Singapore is home to many notable alumni who have built great careers for themselves. This university has an alumni association, which makes efforts to stay connected with the alumni of this university. This association often organizes meaningful events and activities to maintain contacts and increase their involvement in the university. The Alumni engagement office of the university also sends out newsletters to the members to update them about the new developments. Alumni can avail of the benefits of free career counseling for up to one year of graduation. On November 2018, JCU Singapore organized an Alumni Night, to reconnect with the alumni.
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149 Sims Drive, Singapore 387380.Open in maps See all courses at this campus
Based on Sim Drive, the JCU Singapore campus is near to the newly built National Stadium and offers many student-friendly amenities. The university campus shifted to its current location due to the increase in student enrolment. In addition to this, the campus is easily accessible and is surrounded by a myriad of cafes and restaurants. Some of the facilities offered on this campus are book facilities, sports and recreation facilities, cafeteria and nursing room.