Duration

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

Commencing 2017

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

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

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

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

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 2017

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; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; 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

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

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.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

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

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

Enquire online

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. The program may be taken in a range of fields.

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements for this program may apply for the #32 Master of Environmental Management program.

What you can study

Students studying the following majors will have the option of completing the program externally:

  • Conservation and Natural Resource Management
  • Environmental Management in Mining
  • Sustainable Development.

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; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; 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.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

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.

A student must complete #24 in total, 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: