University of Newcastle

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Environmental Management

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Environmental Management, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The program aims to produce graduates with the capability to constructively engage with the complex environmental concerns that confront contemporary societies. It emphasises the integration of theory and practice and provides an interdisciplinary grounding in sustainability, environmental management, impact assessment and policy. On completion of the program, the graduate will have a good understanding of the key approaches in environmental management and decision-making, and well developed problem solving skills. The program is open to graduates from a wide range of backgrounds and experience. It caters for both mid-career professionals wishing to gain a postgraduate qualification, upgrade and extend skills and knowledge, or move into the environmental field, and suitably qualified graduates from cognate fields.

The Master of Environmental Management will help you develop specialist knowledge of issues of global consequence, including:

Water Management
Sustainability and Ecosystem Health
Environmental Legislation and Planning
Environmental Impact Assessment
Social Change and Development
Climate Change Policy
Conservation Biology

During this challenging program, you'll study contemporary environmental issues from practical and theoretical perspectives. Developing a sound understanding of the key approaches in environmental management and decision-making, you'll expand your critical appreciation of sustainability, ethics, governance and cultural difference in relation to environmental practice and management.

The program is a sound basis for careers in the various fields of environmental management, environmental policy and sustainability with government agencies, industry, corporate sector, community organisations and consultancies.