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This program is no longer available to new students. Prospective students and students commencing in 2014 should refer to the new Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Business Management program at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/12326.html
The Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Business Management program provides professional development in the areas of environmental management, sustainability and business management. With the growth in importance of environmental management as part of business requirements, a greater number of people in the near future will require a combination of environmental and business skills.
The program can be adapted to accommodate specific areas of interest of students from diverse backgrounds. Applications are encouraged from a wide range of science, natural resource, engineering and business backgrounds.
Why study with us?
With a growth in the importance of environmental management as part of business requirements, more and more people will need to improve their ‘green’ credentials. Climate change is driving the way we think and work. You’ll learn key management approaches towards the environment, and you’ll learn it from the best. If you’re an environmental or business professional looking to grow your skill-set, or an environmental science graduate looking to develop business skills, this degree is perfect for you to achieve your goals.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Proficiency Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/policy/000104.html
If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on ‘How to Apply for Credit’.
International students can only study this program online offshore.
Students with a disability who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonable adjustments are provided in a timely manner.
Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student’s responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.
All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/supporting-students
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.
Requirements and Structure
The Graduate Certificate program comprises four courses with a total value of 40 units. The coursework consists of one core (compulsory) course (10 units) and three specialisation directed courses (30 units). Students select one specialisation course from Group A (10 units) and two specialisation courses from Group B (20 units).
Students who commenced the program prior to 2012 and have:
- successfully completed GECO6410, GSBS6010,GSBS6020, GSBS6021, GSBS6040, GSBS6130, GEBU6010, or GEBU6490 may count them towards the Group A Directed Course List.
- failed GECO6410, GSBS6010,GSBS6020, GSBS6021, GSBS6040, GSBS6130, GEBU6010, or GEBU6490 may enrol in an alternative course from the Group A Directed Course List.