Graduate Diploma in Resource Studies

  • Upcoming start dates

    Semester 1 - 19 Feb 2024

    Semester 2 - 15 Jul 2024

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diplomas

  • Duration

    1 year full-time

  • Credits


  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus

Develop an advanced-level appreciation and understanding of the relationships and interactions between economy, society and ecology.

Lincoln University’s Graduate Diploma in Resource Studies cultivates your advanced understanding and ability to contribute within the fluid and evolving relationships that influence environmental decision-making. These include exploring the economic, ecological and social dimensions. The study and interpretation of environmental issues is a fast-growing area of interest in New Zealand and overseas. There are increasing numbers of career opportunities in the private sector, as well as with both local and central government. 

Programme information

Programme Structure

The Graduate Diploma in Resource Studies normally requires one year of full-time study.  You require 120 credits with a minimum of 75 credits at 300 level. The remaining credits, including no more than 15 at 100 level, may be chosen from the Schedule of Courses.

We recommend courses from the Bachelor of Environmental Management for electives. A course advisor will help to ensure that your course choices form a coherent study programme.

Year 1

Semester 1 courses

  • Grad Dip Resource Electives*
  • Elective

  • Elective

  • Elective

Semester 2 courses

  • Grad Dip Resource Electives*
  • Elective

  • Elective

  • Elective

  • Elective courses
  • Refer to the list below


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Programme contacts

Shannon Page

Dr Shannon Page

Senior Lecturer

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