Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management

  • Upcoming start dates

    Semester 1 - 20 Feb 2023

    Semester 2 - 17 Jul 2023

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificates

  • Duration

    0.5 years full-time

  • Credits


  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus or Online

Develop expertise in the theory and applied practice of resource management and environmental stewardship.

Gain an advanced knowledge of environmental management and learn to synthesise a wide range of academic research in the evaluation of environmental theory and practice. These skills are increasingly in demand as the world grapples with balancing the use of resources with the protection of the environment.

Programme information

Programme Structure

The Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management is normally a single semester, full-time study qualification, but part-time study is also possible.

You’re required to achieve 60 credits in total, which includes ERST601, at least 20 credits (one course) with ECOL, ERST, LWST, MAST or WATR prefixes, and a maximum of 20 credits (one course) from the schedule of courses.

These course choices must be approved by the Academic Coordinator to ensure they form a coherent study programme.

Online study option

The Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management can be completed fully online, but please note that the range of courses to select from will be limited. Refer to the online course options for the Master of Environmental Policy and Management, together with the course regulations shown below.

If you are considering progressing to the Master of Applied Science (Environmental Management), Master of Planning or Master of Environmental Policy and Management, you should consider the regulations for these when selecting your courses.

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Programme contacts

Sarah Edwards

Dr Sarah Edwards


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