Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.
With jobs in high environmental impact areas forecasted to grow strongly over the next decade, the University of Newcastle's Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability will equip you with new, sustainable skills that will improve your ‘green’ credentials.
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’s Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability will enable you to expand your critical appreciation of sustainability, ethics, governance and cultural difference regarding environmental management and practice through gaining an advanced understanding of these issues.
You will develop high-level knowledge of industrial, domestic and rural environmental technologies and their impact. You will also gain an understanding of indigenous environmental issues, environmental problems in developing countries and their social roots, and collaboratively, you will explore the radical social change policy options for dealing with environmental issues.
Key study areas include:
Program requirements and the volume of learning are dependent on your prior academic qualifications. Further information is outlined under Requirements and Structure.
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 Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability equips you with the expertise to drive and implement practical, sustainable solutions in the areas of sustainability promotion, infrastructure, investment and change management.
You may apply your high-level practical and theoretical knowledge across a variety of fields, including research, consultancy, advocacy and private practice. You will also be able to embed your skills in emerging industries, such as climate change, developing energy solutions, sustainable infrastructure, water management and land use.
Upon graduation you may consider positions including: