Environmental Policy and Management, Master | Online (optional) | Lincoln University Canterbury | Christchurch, New Zealand
Master On Campus Online

Environmental Policy and Management

18 months
29183 USD/year
6866 USD/year
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Finding strategies to reduce the impact of humanity on our natural environment is one of the most important issues we face as a species. The Master of Environmental Policy and Management from Lincoln University Canterbury will prepare you to make a significant impact as you search for solutions.


Get ready to make a difference as you acquire advanced research and analysis skills as part of this Environmental Policy and Management Master's degree from Lincoln University Canterbury.

You will develop a balanced understanding of the socio-cultural, political and economic contexts that affect environmental management, and learn how these form part of decision-making.

How you’ll grow

  • Gain advanced knowledge and skills in research, critical evaluation, problem-solving and communication.
  • Hone the ability to apply your knowledge to real-world challenges and issues.
  • Be able to confidently explore and interpret environmental governance and the range of policy, planning and management approaches.

Career opportunities

The Master of Environmental Policy and Management (MEPM) equips you with the skills for high-level environmental policy and management positions with government agencies, regional councils, environmental and business consultancies, industry organisations, businesses, non-governmental organisations and advocacy groups.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Environmental Policy and Planning
  • Integrated Environmental Management
  • Advanced Theory in Resource Studies
  • Advanced Environmental Management Systems
  • Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Sciences in Environmental Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A relevant New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses
  • If English isn’t your first language, other entry requirements will apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29183 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29183 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    6866 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6866 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National: $12,121 NZD/year
  • International: $51,100 NZD/year

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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