University of Newcastle

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Sustainability

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Sustainability will empower you with the knowledge to play a professional role in solving environmental problems that confront contemporary societies. The structure of our program will provide you with specialised environmental management and sustainability skills together with the ability to determine, environmental impact assessment against legislation and policy. On completion of the degree, you will have a high level understanding of key issues and approaches in environmental management, sustainability and decision-making.


20 units of core courses10 unit Group A directed course10 unit Group B directed course


  • sustainability and ecosystem health, environmental management, implementing environmental resilience and addressing complexity, environmental legislation and policy

Standard entry requirements

Students with an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree or an AQF Level 8 Bachelor Honours degree are eligible for admission to the program. In special circumstances, an applicant holding other acceptable academic or professional qualifications and relevant work experience may be admitted as a candidate for the program.

Study pathways

Further study available in Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 0.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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