Deakin University

Graduate Diploma of Land and Sea Country Management

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Land and Sea Country Management provides specialist skills for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students involved in the areas of land management facilitation, caring for Country, environmental management, waste and water management, cultural heritage interpretation and protection, sustainability, project management and education. A key focus of the course is the exploration and convergence of Western Knowledge Systems and the application of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledge Systems that are currently building a more collaborative approach to the protection of both natural and cultural environments in Australia


The course comprises eight compulsory core units, each worth 1 credit point


  • Cultural landscapes
  • Collaborative land management
  • Policy and governance for environmental management
  • New media and the environment
  • Strategic planning and project management for country
  • Research and communication for country
  • Facilitation and engagement for natural and cultural resources management
  • Professional practice for land management
  • Intangible heritage

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in any discipline
  • Or a Graduate Certificate in any discipline: or at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Geelong Waurn Ponds.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

Further information

Graduate Certificate of Land and Sea Country Management (Exit option only)

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