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Environmental Management and Sustainability, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #207 (QS) Online
With jobs in high environmental impact areas forecasted to grow strongly over the next decade, the Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability from University of Newcastle 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.


The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability from University of Newcastle equips you with the expertise to drive and implement practical, sustainable solutions in the areas of sustainability promotion, infrastructure, investment and change management.

You may apply your high-level practical and theoretical knowledge across a variety of fields, including research, consultancy, advocacy and private practice. You will also be able to embed your skills in emerging industries, such as climate change, developing energy solutions, sustainable infrastructure, water management and land use.

Upon graduation you may consider positions including:

  • sustainability manager
  • manager of urban and regional development
  • manager of a National park or protected area
  • environmental consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Legislation and Policy 
  • Sustainability and Ecosystem Health 
  • Environmental Management 
  • Impact Assessment and Climate Change Policy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    160 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

CRICOS Provider 00109J

  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a different discipline area (also called non-cognate discipline) to Environmental Science and Management are eligible to undertake the 160 unit program which can be completed in 2 years full time or 4 years part time.
  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a non-cognate discipline who also hold a minimum of two years demonstrable Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) in an area related to Environmental Science and Management (also called cognate discipline) will study between 120 and 160 units. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34905 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34905 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    19240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19240 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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