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Master of Environment

Postgraduate | GRF-ENV-MAS | 2024

Choose a career that puts the planet first

Work to make society more sustainable. Prepare yourself for senior management. Contribute to policy and run environmental management systems. Specialise in areas like climate change adaptation, economics and policy or environmental protection.

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Master of Environment

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Career opportunities

Climate Change Adaptation: You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work in the areas of environmental climate change and policy-making. You may find work in the public sector, business or community organisations as an environmental assessment officer, project officer, project manager or policy officer.

Economics and Policy: Addressing the challenge of sustainability has created employment opportunities in environmental economics and policy making across the business, government and community sectors. You may find work as a policy officer, policy advisor, environmental assessment officer or management consultant.

Environmental Planning: With this specialisation in planning theory, practice and law you may find employment in a city or regional planning office, or as an environmental consultant or environmental project manager. Jobs in this field are available across a range of public and private sectors.

Environmental Protection: You will be equipped with the essential skills in environmental protection policy and practice needed to work in consulting firms and in government agencies, such as the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, and the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service. Your work will be focused on improving environmental management, quarantine and biosecurity outcomes in careers such as environmental monitoring and compliance officer, environmental assessment officer or project officer.

Sustainable Business: Green jobs, and businesses, are increasingly recognised as important. Incorporating environmental issues into business trending toward not just being an option but also a requirement for many companies. With this specialisation you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to assist with organisation change toward sustainability goals, and thus sought after by a wide range of private and public organisations.

Professional recognition

Graduates of this program are eligible for membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand and may subsequently apply for registration as a Certification as Environmental Practitioners (CENVP).

Career outlook

Conservation Officers:
$93K to $120K
Environmental Consultants:
$93K to $120K
Environmental Managers:
Over $120K
Environmental Research Scientists:
$93K to $120K
Environmental Scientists:
$93K to $120K
Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals:
$93K to $120K
Park Rangers:
$93K to $120K
Policy and Planning Managers:
Over $120K

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