Master of Environmental Management

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

This course provides postgraduate education for existing and future professionals on the background, principles and practices of environmental management, particularly in the context of wet-dry and semi-arid tropical ecosystems and arid landscapes. The generic skills concepts and applications covered in this course are also highly relevant to those working in other ecosystems, and include a focus on the social context within which environmental management takes place.


The course structure consists of core and specialist elective units plus a research project. The core units include Ecology and Management of Tropical Forests and Savannas, Statistical Methods for Impact Analysis, Community Engagement for Biosecurity and Natural Resources Management, Environmental Planning and Policy. These units capture the primary content focus and skills of the program as a whole.


  • Environmental management

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree, Graduate Diploma or honours degree or equivalent in a relevant field, such as biological science, earth science, environmental engineering, environmental science, geography, geographic information, sustainability studies or other discipline as deemed appropriate
  • Applicants who hold a degree not in the disciplines listed may be considered on the basis of relevant professional experience


Graduates may seek professional membership to associations such as the Australian Rangeland Society, Ecological Society of Australia and Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible to commence a Master of Science by Research or PhD program, depending on the grades achieved in the program.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Casuarina Domestic: $47,296
International: $50,200
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