Graduate Certificate in Climate Change for Primary Industries

The University of Melbourne

In this program students gain a sound foundation in the scientific and economic principles and analytical skills underpinning responses to climate change. Students explore the factors underpinning climate change risk for agricultural production and methods for sustainable food and fibre production and their markets.

Course Fee:

Australian: $13,300
International: $13,300

Entry Requirements:

An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline with a weighted average mark of 65% in the final year of study, or equivalent; or an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and two years relevant work and/or professional experience or equivalent; or an undergraduate degree in any discipline and five years' relevant work and/or professional experience or equivalent


To satisfy the requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Climate Change for Primary Industries, students must successfully complete the four compulsory subjects (12.5 credit points each), for a total of 50 points. Each subject comprises five days intensive coursework delivery, pre-course study and assessment components, totaling approximately 120 hours study commitment per subject.

Subjects you can Study:

Climate change for primary industries

Further information:

Each subject comprises five days of intensive coursework at the Burnley campus.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00116K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burnley No info No Part time 1 year
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