Graduate Certificate in Environmental Assessment and Management
Grow your career as a critical thinker in environmental issues
Plan environmental conservation, impact assessment and monitoring. Whether your interests are grass roots or greater, this course provides skills to work at global or local levels. Create change in government or non-government organisations.
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At the end of the program, students of the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Assessment and Management can:
- Apply independent judgement when planning, monitoring and evaluating Environmental Assessment and Management issues to develop creative solutions.
- Communicate specialised knowledge, concepts and skills in Environmental Assessment and Management to industry, government and consultants.
- Demonstrate management skills by planning, implementing and evaluating Environmental Assessment and Management tasks.
This course provides students with exposure to industry/organisations as an integrated part of their units. This provides an excellent springboard for employment following this degree. Employment opportunities will be in local government, industry, state, national government and non-government organisations, particularly in the biology, ecology, mining and research sectors.
Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
- Bachelor degree; or
- Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
English Proficiency Requirements
English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
- IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
- Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
- Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
- Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
- Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
If you have completed units of study at University or have relevant professional experience, you may be eligible for Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (CRPL).
To assess your eligibility for credit, we first need you to apply for and accept an offer in your course of interest with us. You can then submit an Application for Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning via your Student Portal.
Provides opportunities for professionals who wish to add to their qualifications and experience by extending their knowledge in environmental assessment and management.
It is designed for professionals who require the skills and knowledge to integrate environmental planning, conservation and monitoring into the broader decision-making of their organisations.
The course covers the areas of environmental impact assessment and environmental management set in the context of our major ecosystems, and emphasizes the global, regional and local nature of environmental issues. Students may also learn about sustainability auditing, risk assessment and waste management.