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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Development

A single graduate degree offered by the Crawford School of Public Policy

GEMD
  • Minimum 24 Units
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  • Academic plan 6904XGCEMD
  • CRICOS code 013520B
  • Minimum 24 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Academic plan 6904XGCEMD
  • CRICOS code 013520B
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Development

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Development is designed to meet the needs of those professionally engaged in government and other policy-related organisations or activities who wish to extend their understanding of key approaches to environmental management and development, but who do not wish to take the full 48 unit Graduate Diploma. The Certificate provides students with a range of opportunities for advanced investigation of the analytical skills, public policies and practical tools required for advising on key environmental management and development issues such as biodiversity conservation and climate change.

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/

If you are interested in starting your studies in 2015, please look at the 2015 programs on offer . Otherwise, this program is available for applications until spring session, 2014

Learning Outcomes

Graduate Certificate of Environment and Development graduates will:

  • have advanced skills to identify and critically evaluate environmental and development problems and the key issues that comprise them;

  • demonstrate advanced theoretical knowledge and practical professional skills, together with an appreciation of how they inform and shape debate, and an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses;

  • possess the capability to understand, synthesize and explain many contemporary environment and development issues;

  • have the capability to articulate ideas clearly and communicate these persuasively;

  • possess the ability to contribute to social, economic and environmental wellbeing.

Admission Requirements

Bachelors Degree

Prerequisites

Normally a university degree is required in a relevant discipline, for example, Economics, Social Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Engineering or Geography. In exceptional cases, students with other tertiary qualifications and relevant experience may be admitted.

Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$16,590.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to current and future students to assist with the cost of their studies. The University is committed to enabling all students, regardless of their background, to achieve their best at ANU and realise their potential. 

Eligibility for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Development requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

6 units from completion of courses from the following list:

EMDV8013 - Issues in Development and Environment

EMDV8101 - State, Society and Natural Resources

6 units from completion of the courses from the following list:

ANTH6009 - Culture and Development

ANTH8106 - Gender, Nature and Development

ANTH8107 - The World Bank and the Organisation of Development

BUSN7017 - Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Reporting

EMDV8001 - Environmental Sustainability, Health and Development

EMDV8007 - Environmental Policy and Communications

EMDV8009 - Asia Pacific Environmental Conflicts: Causes and Solutions

EMDV8026 - Introduction to Environmental Science

EMDV8078 - Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics

EMDV8108 - Applied Environmental and Resource Management

ENVS6015 - GIS and Spatial Analysis

ENVS6304 - Land and Catchment Management

ENVS6555 - Water Resource Management

SOCY6045 - Third World Development

Either:

6 units from completion of environmental science courses from the following list:

EMDV8001 Environmental Sustainability, Health and Development

EMDV8026 Introduction to Environmental Science

6 units from completion of environmental management courses from the following list:

EMDV8007 Environmental Policy and Communications

EMDV8078 Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics

Or:

6 units from completion of development courses from the following list:

ANTH6009 Culture and Development

SOCY6045 Third World Development

6 units from completion of development courses from the following list:

ANTH8106 Gender, Nature and Development

ANTH8107 The World Bank and the Organisation of Development

Study Options

Year 1 EMDV8013 Issues in Development and Environment 6 units EMDV8101 State, Society and Natural Resources 6 units Environmental Management course 6 units Environmental Science course 6 units

Academic Advice

If you are having difficulty enrolling online and would like further information about your program's requirements, you can get in touch with the Program Manager, who is the main point of contact for your program.

Further enrolment information can also be found in the program requirements section of the Programs and Courses website.

If you have any issues enrolling yourself through ISIS please contact us on 6125 5628.

Do you want to talk to someone before enrolling?

Contact EMD Program Manager at red@anu.edu.au

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