Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Environmental Management.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in environmental studies; geography; natural resources; biology; ecology; conservation; sustainable development; environmental engineering; marine science; or an approved discipline. UQ or equivalent GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 23580

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management

Email: gpem@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6455

Web: http://www.gpem.uq.edu.au/

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Environmental Management.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in environmental studies; geography; natural resources; biology; ecology; conservation; sustainable development; environmental engineering; marine science; or an approved discipline. UQ or equivalent GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 006689B

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web: http://www.gpem.uq.edu.au/

Why study the Master of Environmental Management?

Environmental Management is the planning and implementation of actions geared to improve the quality of the human environment. The postgraduate programs in environmental management at the University of Queensland are multidisciplinary programs designed to enhance the skills and technical expertise of graduates working in all facets of the environmental arena. The programs aim to produce managers able to address the many issues in the highly complex and changing area of environmental management. At Masters level the degree may be taken in a range of fields.
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements for the #24 MEnvMan may apply for the #32 MEnvMan program.

What you can study

Students studying the following majors:
- Conservation and Natural Resource Management
- Environmental Management in Mining
- Sustainable Development
will have the option of completing the program externally.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Environmental Management.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Master of Environmental Management

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in environmental studies; geography; natural resources; biology; ecology; conservation; sustainable development; environmental engineering; marine science; or an approved discipline. UQ or equivalent GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

Semester 1 - Monday before semester 1 commences. Contact School for details.

Semester 2 - Monday before semester 2 commences. Contact School for details.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in environmental studies; geography; natural resources; biology; ecology; conservation; sustainable development; environmental engineering; marine science; or an approved discipline. UQ or equivalent GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 006689B

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 23580

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2016 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Master of Environmental Management

Careers

Career opportunities exist in managerial and policy positions in government, consulting firms and research, and in the private sector as environmental management system managers, auditors and policy analysts.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Environment Institute of Australia

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Environmental Management

To complete the Master of Environmental Management, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

For the #24 MEnvMan a student is required to obtain #24 from the MEnvMan List, comprising:

  • #4 from part B;
  • #10 from part C within a field of study; and
  • #10 from any combination of part C and part D or other courses approved by the Executive Dean.

Refer to MEnvMan rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Environmental Management.

Program Rules for the Master of Environmental Management

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: