Graduate Diploma of Environmental Policy and Management

The University of Adelaide

Develop a deeper understanding of the principles and practice of environmental policy, planning and governance. Responding effectively to environmental problems involves far more than the application of scientific knowledge, or the 'top-down' regulation of people and their environments. Government policies must be negotiated with, and implemented through, diverse private-sector agents and a differentiated civil society. Managing environmental problems therefore entails a new set of approaches, including government, public-private partnerships, economic tools and incentives, democratic decentralisation and risk management. The program addresses how the signature environmental issues of our time are to be managed; now and into the future. It is targeted at three distinct audiences: recent graduates seeking a career in environmental management; mid-career professionals looking to update their knowledge in the fast-changing domain of environmental governance and management; and those wishing to undertake further research on these topics.

Course Fee:

Australian: $23,500
International: $32,500

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental policy and management

Further information:

Graduates of the program will be well equipped to take up senior policy roles in government and a variety of roles in environmental management for government agencies, industry and the not-for-profit sector.

Who for:

Recent graduates, professionals looking to update their knowledge, or those wanting to undertake further research

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 1 year
North Terrace No info Yes Part time 2 years

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CRICOS No. 00123M

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