Master of Environmental Management (S7D)

Overview  2016

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 1.5 Years, up to a maximum of 4 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Full Fee Paying places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

Special Note: This Masters course is not approved by DEEWR for student income support payments (i.e. Youth Allowance and Austudy).


The program attracts people who are interested in environmental management, or who anticipate responsibility for environmental governance and policy formation. The course extends the professional expertise of people working in, or seeking to work in,land and resource management, biodiversity conservation, sustainable development and environmental policy. The course offers a broad, interdisciplinary approach to environmental management, and provides students with an opportunity to undertake a research project.

The course encourages postgraduate students to apply their existing skills to environmental problems and aspirations and to develop new skills and modes of thought. Students will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of natural and cultural values; approaches to managing ecosystems; the social, cultural and institutional contexts in which environments are managed; and methods used to address issues associated with biodiversity conservation and sustainability. Emphasis is placed on integrating contributions from the bio-physical and social sciences. An important component of the course is the opportunity for students to undertake a research project on an environmental management topic.

Career outcomes

The course can lead to positions in conserving and managing natural, rural and urban environments. People with expertise in environmental management are sought after by local, state and federal governments; community organisations and private consulting firms. Students completing the thesis component of the masters can apply to undertake a PhD in environmental management.

Course structure

Schedule

This unit develops an understanding of how instruments of power and organisation can be shaped through effective planning and management to foster sustainable systems of production and consumption. We begin our journey by examining the concept and interpretations of sustainable…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students negotiate placement in a government or private sector organisation which is approved by the University. There they work on one or more practical tasks under the supervision of a suitably qualified professional. Understanding of planning and/or management including organisational…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit offers students a pathway to understanding the basic ideas behind ecology and conservation biology. You will gain knowledge and skills to discuss and write about the issues surrounding conservation management and apply that to an area of your…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with a practical understanding of key systems for protected area planning and management. Terrestrial, freshwater and marine protected areas are considered. The global context of protected areas is analysed, including issues of definition, scope and governance.…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

The research project comprises one third (50% of 150%) of the requirements for the Master of Environmental Management (S7D) or Master of Environmental Planning (S7U) degrees and one quarter (50% of 200%) of the requirements for the Master of Protected…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Note:  KGA742 and KGA743 can only be taken following completion of at least 50% of the coursework units
Note: KGA539 Environmental Studies Studio can be undertaken as part of this course with Course Co-ordinator approval.

Entry requirements

Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline, preferably at credit level or better, or other tertiary qualifications deemed by the University to be equivalent. A grade of Credit (CR) or better must be achieved in at least a 50% of coursework units in order for a student to proceed to the thesis component of the Masters. Candidates failing to meet with this requirement will be transferred into the Graduate Diploma.

The course fully articulates with the Bachelor of Applied Science (ProfHonsEnvMgt). A grade of Credit (CR) or better must be achieved in at least a 50% of coursework units in order for a student to proceed to the thesis component of the Masters.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

2016 Annual Tuition Fee (international students): $26,500 AUD.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA for 2016 is $290 AUD.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

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Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
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