The world is changing; sustainability and environmental management have become crucial issues, presenting significant opportunities and challenges for business, government and civil society. This degree will give you an introduction to the frameworks, tools and basic disciplinary knowledge related to environmental management. You will learn to identify some of the disciplinary areas around environmental decision making, such as environmental law, economics, ecosystem management, physical sciences (physics and chemistry), social sciences and engineering.

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Why choose this degree?

This degree offers a range of electives from diverse fields, and you can tailor it to your career path.

Who should choose this degree?

This degree suits those already working in the environment field and who want to upskill, those looking for a career change into environmental management or anyone simply wanting to expand their knowledge of environmental issues.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental Managers
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Field Officers, Ecologists
  • Parks and Land Managers
  • Policy Specialists
  • Renewable Energy Specialists
  • Environmental Planners

Entry requirements

The program entry requirement of the 7339 Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management is: *Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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