• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code ENVP-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate
Environmental Policy Specialisation

Policy expertise is scarce in the rapidly expanding areas of natural resource management, environmental management, and sustainable development. There are significant career opportunities in all three levels of Australian government, in international and regional organisations, and in the private and community sectors. Graduates with substantial policy skills matched with a sound background in areas such as climate science, water science, landscape ecology and similar areas are highly sought after. The specialisation in Environmental Policy offers foundational knowledge in public policy, placed firmly within the context of some of the big challenges in areas such as climate impacts and adaptation, landscape management and water resource management.

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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

6 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ENVS6528 Environmental Policy 6

18 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
EMDV8078 Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics 6
ENVS6025 Complex Environmental Problems in Action 6
ENVS6033 International Environmental Policy 6
ENVS6301 Climate Change Science & Policy in Practice 6
ENVS6307 Climate Change Science & Policy 6
ENVS6315 Essentials of Environmental Law 6
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