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What will I learn?

This degree provides training for people who wish to help to make society more sustainable. It also provides opportunities for those who want to move into more senior management positions. You will develop the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, to contribute to policy-making processes and to run environmental management systems.

Specialisations

  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Economics and Policy
  • Environmental Planning (Nathan on-campus only)
  • Environmental Protection
  • Sustainable Business

My career opportunities

Climate Change Adaptation: You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work in the areas of environmental climate change and policy-making. You may find work in the public sector, business or community organisations as an environmental assessment officer, project officer, project manager or policy officer.

Economics and Policy: Addressing the challenge of sustainability has created employment opportunities in environmental economics and policy making across the business, government and community sectors. You may find work as a policy officer, policy advisor, environmental assessment officer or management consultant.

Environmental Protection: You will be equipped with the essential skills in environmental protection policy and practice needed to work in consulting firms and in government agencies, such as the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, and the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service. Your work will be focused on improving environmental management, quarantine and biosecurity outcomes in careers such as environmental monitoring and compliance officer, environmental assessment officer or project officer.

Pathways to further study

The Master of Environment qualification will provide a pathway to doctoral studies. Students wishing to pursue a doctorate can choose an elective 40 credit point research dissertation component in addition to the core 10 credit point Research Planning and Design course.

Majors

  • Economics and Policy
  • Environmental Planning
  • Sustainable Business
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Which department am I in?

Griffith Sciences

CRICOS

083206K

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$35,500.00 (19,12,716) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 January 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022, 6 March 2023

Venue

Nathan Campus

170 Kessels Road,

NATHAN,

Queensland,

4111, BRISBANE, Australia

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,500.00 (19,12,716) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 January 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022, 6 March 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All applicants seeking to undertake the Master of Primary Maternity Care must hold: a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a suitable professional health practice discipline such as midwifery, medicine, nursing or social work from a recognised tertiary institution with a GPA of 4.0 or above; OR a Graduate Certificate in Primary Maternity Care from Griffith University (students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing and will be required to complete 80 credit points in the program).

For international students

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Environment, a student must hold:

  • a Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with applicants normally having achieved a minimum GPA of 4.5 (using a 7.0 scale) in the Bachelor degree
  • OR a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with applicants normally having achieved a minimum GPA of 4.5 (using a 7.0 scale) in the Bachelor degree (these students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the program)
  • OR the Graduate Certificate in Environment (these students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the program)
  • OR a Bachelor Honours degree in Environmental Science from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing (these students will be eligible for 80 credit points of advanced standing towards the program).

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0; OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL; OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19); OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only); OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English); OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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