Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Combination of Online and Face to Face, Online
0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.
The University of Newcastle Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Sustainability will equip you with new, sustainable skills that will improve your ‘green’ credentials and prepare you for the strong forecasted growth of jobs in high environmental impact areas over the next decade.
Designed to engage with the broad issues that contemporary societies face in today’s climate, the focus of the program is to integrate theory and practice with interdisciplinary grounding in sustainable policy development and policy implementation, environmental management and impact assessment.
The University of Newcastle Graduate Certificate of Environmental Management and Sustainability blends 20 core units and 20 units of directed courses, providing you with fundamental concepts and focused training in environmental management or sustainability.
You will learn about contemporary environmental issues while developing a sound understanding of the key approaches to environmental management and decision-making from practical and theoretical perspectives. You will also expand your critical appreciation of sustainability, ethics, governance and cultural difference in relation to environmental practice and management.
Key study areas include:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
The University of Newcastle Graduate Certificate of Environmental Management and Sustainability provides you with a combination of skills that can aid you in achieving a promotion, assist you in bettering your performance in your current role, or change career paths, whether you are working for non-government organisations, government, or the private sector.
Upon graduation you may consider positions including: