Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

University of Newcastle

With jobs in high environmental impact areas forecasted to grow strongly over the next decade, the University of Newcastle Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability will equip you with new, sustainable skills that will improve your 'green' credentials. Designed to engage with the broad issues that contemporary societies face in today's climate, the focus of the program is to integrate theory and practice with interdisciplinary grounding in sustainable policy development and policy implementation, environmental management and impact assessment.

Course Fee:

Australian: $26,620
International: $66,210

Entry Requirements:

Entry with a Bachelor degree in a discipline other than Environmental Science will be required to complete 160 units; Entry with a Bachelor degree in a discipline other than Environmental Science plus a minimum 2 years relevant work experience may be eligible to complete between 120 and 160 units; Entry with a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science will be required to complete 120 units; Entry with a Bachelor Honours degree or Graduate Certificate in a discipline other than Environmental Science will be required to complete 120 units; Entry with a Bachelor Honours degree; or Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science will be required to complete 80 units.

Structure:

16 coursework courses (160 units) including 4 Core courses, 5 Specialisation courses, 5 Directed courses, and 2 Electives. Students may be eligible to complete a reduced number of units based on previous qualifications and/or experience. Refer to full admission requirements for pathway options.

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental management; Sustainability; Natural systems management

Study Pathways:

Students may be eligible to complete a reduced number of units based on previous qualifications and/or experience. Refer to full admission requirements for pathway options.

Who for:

Mid-career professionals wishing to gain a postgraduate qualification, upgrade skills, or move into the environmental field

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00109J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Callaghan No info Yes Online 2 years

Since our foundation as an independent university in 1965, the University of Newcastle has specialised in delivering world-class education to talented students from all walks of life. 

Our commitment to equity, performance in innovation and making a global impact has been recognised internationally, with the university being ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings Fact File, 2018). 

The University of Newcastle is home to more than 38,000 enthusiastic individuals from 115 countries around the globe, all looking to bring new to the world.

New approaches to shape tomorrow’s leaders

Our goal is to shape graduates who are more than degree-qualified. 

We deliver degrees that promote real-world experience, facilitate specialised work placements and encourage entrepreneurial opportunities.

From international exchanges that allow you to make your mark on the world stage, to opportunities to create a social enterprise around your passion, we offer a supportive and future-focused learning environment. 

Embedding Work Integrated Learning programs into our degrees allows students to gain real-world, practical experience and establish professional networks during their studies. 

New research with global impact

Our teaching and research staff are leaders in their field. They are here to motivate and inspire future generations of students who will be the leaders of tomorrow. 

The University of Newcastle continues to deliver innovative approaches to research.  The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the university the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality well above world standard.

Our world-class research and strong national and international partnerships drives the kind of innovation and discovery that challenges conventional thinking. Our research breaks new ground and changes lives.

New spaces to spark ideas

With campus locations in Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney and Singapore, we offer inspiring and innovative environments across all our hubs, ideal for connecting learning and lifestyle. 

The newly opened $95 million NeW Space precinct boasts state-of-the-art facilities, harnessing the latest technologies in teaching to deliver an exceptional student experience. 

Each of our locations provide students with a range of services designed to create a vibrant and dynamic environment for student life. These include cafes and bars, clubs and societies, accommodation, fitness centres, swimming pools, transport, restaurants and more. 

So, whether you are finishing high school this year, changing career direction, or contemplating study for the first time, we are sure you will find your path to new here. 

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