- Minimum 24 Units
- Academic plan CCPOL
- Post Nominal
- CRICOS code 103367A
Mode of delivery
Field of Education
- Environmental Studies
- Academic contact
The Graduate Certificate of Climate Policy requires completion of 24 units from the below listed courses:
A minimum of 12 units from the following listed courses:
EMDV8007 Communicating for Environment and Climate Policy
EMDV8080 International Climate Change Policy and Economics
EMDV8081 Domestic Climate Change Policy and Economics
ENVS6307 Climate Change Science and Policy
ENVS8003 Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation
A maximum of 12 units of the following courses;
EMDV8011 Payments for Environmental Services
EMDV8017 Toxic: Environmental Pollution and Waste
EMDV8079 Water Politics on a Modified Planet
EMDV8082 Food Wars: Food Security and Agricultural Policy
EMDV8124 Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
POGO8136 Participating in Public Policy: Citizen Engagement and Public Talk
POGO8401 Foundations in Public Policy
POGO8402 The Political and Institutional Architecture of Public Policy
At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.
- Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 4/7; or
- Graduate Diploma or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7; or
- Graduate Certificate or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7; or
- 24 units of courses in a postgraduate program a GPA of 4/7; or
- Graduate Records Examination (GRE) General test, completed no more than 5 years before the time of application, with a minimum score of 155 for Verbal Reasoning, 155 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
- A minimum 5 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program.
In line with the university's admissions policy and strategic plan, an assessment for admission may include competitively ranking applicants on the basis of specific academic achievement, English language proficiency and diversity factors.
Academic achievement & English language proficiency
The minimum academic requirement for full entry and enrolment is a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4/7.
If required, competitive ranking may further be confirmed on the basis of applicants demonstrating higher-level English language proficiency.
Further Information: English Language Requirements for Admission
As Australia’s national university, ANU is global representative of Australian research and education. ANU endeavours to recruit and maintain a diverse and deliberate student cohort representative not only of Australia, but the world. In order to achieve these outcomes, competitive ranking of applicants may be adjusted to ensure access to ANU is a reality for brilliant students from countries across the globe.
Assessment of qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met.
Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au
ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.
Program Indicative Fees
This program is only open to domestic students.
Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available for this program.
Indicative CSP fees $5,614
Students unsuccessful in securing a CSP can study as a DTF student.
Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF) $16,715
Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) for this program are limited, competitive and awarded on academic merit. There is no application process for a CSP. All students commencing in Semester 2 2021 (including Winter and Spring sessions) will be ranked according to the GPA of the qualification used as the basis of admission.
For more information see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/hecs-help
Students unsuccessful in securing a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) can undertake the program as domestic tuition full fee (DTF) paying students.
For more information on Domestic Tuition fees click here .
Applied Economics; Climate; Development Studies; Economic Policy; Energy Change; Environmental Studies; Policy Studies; Resource and Environmental Management; Science Communication; Renewable Energy; Sustainability; Sustainable Development
Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.
For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply 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.
This program offers you the opportunity to develop a cutting-edge understanding of climate policy, informed by research-led teaching delivered by some of the world’s leading researchers in climate policy. It explores fundamental concepts, contemporary issues, and leading practices for working in and researching climate policy. Core components include study of domestic and international climate policy with a focus on emissions reduction and energy, and the effective communication of climate policy. Electives are available in intersecting and adjacent policy areas including water, food, pollution, and disaster risk reduction. Courses in this program are available online, in person and via intensive delivery.
NOTE: Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available for this program.
Domestic applicants offered a place to study in this Graduate Certificate commencing their studies in 2021 will be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) under the Job Ready Graduate scheme. Costs are indicated on the Admissions and Fees Tab. This fee will apply to courses completed in this Graduate Certificate within 2021 and the first half of 2022 allowing you to study part time. If you do not complete the degree by mid-2022 the remainder of your subjects will be billed on a full-fee basis from second semester (winter/spring) 2022.
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Demonstrate understanding of current issues in climate policy
Respond to challenges relating to management, implementation and evaluation of climate policy issues
Reflect critically on climate policy issues and practical challenges in diverse contexts
Demonstrate familiarity with research principles relevant to the field of climate policy