Graduate Certificate in River Restoration and Management

Charles Sturt University

The Graduate Certificate in River Restoration and Management provides specialised training in managing and restoring our rivers. Graduates are employed by state and local government, catchment management authorities and other water agencies to manage and restore rivers and floodplains.

Course Fee:

Australian: $12,400
International: $13,600

Entry Requirements:

A 3-year Bachelor degree; or equivalent in a relevant discipline; or have extensive relevant industry experience to the satisfaction of the Course Director


32 subject points - 4 core subjects.

Subjects you can Study:

River restoration and management

Study Pathways:

CSU frequently recognises prior learning. To apply for credit, supporting evidence such as transcripts and subject descriptors will need to be included with the application. Each request is individually assessed and the University will advise of the credit application outcome in writing.


This course is recognised by every water resource management agency in Australia. CSU works in close association with industry, professionals and government to ensure their courses meet and support their needs.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00005F

Related Careers:

Natural Resource Manager,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education No info Yes Online 1 year

What are we most proud of?

CSU is the university with Australia’s highest graduate employment rate. Our graduates also have one of the highest starting salaries in Australia.*

That isn’t by accident

At CSU, we pack our courses full of hands-on learning in our world-class facilities. We focus all our energy on getting you ready for the job you want, as we believe that having a job you love is the key to living a full and happy life. You benefit, your family benefits and our communities benefit. 


It’s a word that means a lot to us. What is your education worth? What is getting a job that fulfils you worth? What is being able to study while working worth? What is being able to gain the same qualification whether you’re living in major city or a tiny town worth? 

To us – everything

CSU’s ethos is ‘Yindyamarra Winhanganha’, a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’. It’s this wisdom that we strive to achieve every day for our students, our communities and ourselves. 

Insightful, inclusive, impactful and inspiring

These are our values, derived from our ethos. We believe that by working together, with these values as our guide, we can make this a world worth living in. And we think that something as simple as helping you get the job of your dreams is a good place to start.

*Australian University Ratings and Rankings 2017/2018, The Good Universities Guide. 

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