Master of Environment

Program code

5611

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 to 2 years full-time
4 years part-time (online only)

Credit points

160

Indicative fee

$30,000.00* per year (more)
* 2018 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree (4.5 GPA) or higher

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

083206K

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Why choose this program?

This degree provides training for people who wish to help to make society more sustainable. It also provides opportunities for those who want to move into more senior management positions. You will develop the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, to contribute to policy-making processes and to run environmental management systems.

Specialisations

  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Economics and Policy
  • Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Protection
  • Sustainable Business

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
5611 Master of Environment (this program) Nathan, Online Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
3212 Graduate Certificate in Environment Nathan, Online Exit point only

Attendance information

The program is offered full-time and part-time, both on-campus (at Nathan) and online.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

My career opportunities

  • Climate Change Adaptation: You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work in the areas of environmental climate change and policy-making. You may find work in the public sector, business or community organisations as an environmental assessment officer, project officer, project manager or policy officer.
  • Economics and Policy: Addressing the challenge of sustainability has created employment opportunities in environmental economics and policy making across the business, government and community sectors. You may find work as a policy officer, policy advisor, environmental assessment officer or management consultant.
  • Environmental Protection: You will be equipped with the essential skills in environmental protection policy and practice needed to work in consulting firms and in government agencies, such as the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, and the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service. Your work will be focused on improving environmental management, quarantine and biosecurity outcomes in careers such as environmental monitoring and compliance officer, environmental assessment officer or project officer.

Professional recognition

Graduates of this program are eligible for membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand and may subsequently apply for registration as a Certification as Environmental Practitioners (CENVP).

Pathways to further study

The Master of Environment qualification will provide a pathway to doctoral studies. Students wishing to pursue a doctorate can choose an elective 40 credit point research dissertation component in addition to the core 10 credit point Research Planning and Design course.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Environment (5611)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2018 Fee Band 30.0 $375.00 $30,000.00
2017 INT_PG_9C $368.75 $29,500.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

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