This program is only available for currently enrolled students. No new applications for admission will be accepted.
This program has been discontinued and is available only to students currently enrolled in the program. Prospective students and students commencing in 2014 should refer to the new Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Sustainability at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/12327.html .
Postgraduate coursework in Environmental Management is undertaken in an integrated program comprising:
- Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/11699.html
- Master of Environmental Management http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/11700.html
- Master of Environmental Management (Honours) http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/11701.html
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, sustainability 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 Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management is an introduction to engaging students with contemporary environmental concerns from practical and theoretical perspectives.