University of New South Wales, Australia

Master Environmental Management - Máster en Gestión Medioambiental

University of New South Wales, Australia
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en New South Wales
  • Precio:
  • Comienzo:
    Información no disponible
  • Lugar:
    UNSW Australia International Centre, East Wing, Red Centre Building
    New South Wales 2052
  • Duración:
    2 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Master Environmental Management


The Master of Environmental Management is 1-2 year full-time program depending upon the grant of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). It is normally taken as a 96 unit of credit program, over a minimum of 4 full-time sessions, or 8 part-time sessions. However, it can be taken as a 72 UOC (1.5 years full-time equivalent) or 48 UOC program (1 year full-time equivalent), subject to RPL.

The program offers students an interdisciplinary and applied set of courses which outline some of the main decision-making frameworks and tools for environmental management. The program also provides discipline-specific knowledge relevant to work in environmental professions. The program can be taken by environmental specialists and non-specialists from a wide range of disciplines and interests.

This program is articulated with the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Environmental Management programs (see Articulation Rules below).


Completion of a recognized bachelor degree
Meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.


At the completion of the program students will:

Have acquired advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills in environmental management and policy, and an ability to apply these in a range of contexts;
Have developed an understanding of enquiry-based learning and be able to demonstrate analytical skills;
Have developed advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills;
Be able to communicate effectively to a range of audience, and be capable of independent and collaborative enquiry and working effectively with others.
Have an awareness of international environmental issues.


Ordinarily, students must complete:

Three compulsory 6UOC Core Courses (totalling 18 UOC)

Four 6UOC Disciplinary Knowledge courses (totalling 24 UOC)

Elective courses, to make up the total of 96 UOC overall. At least 2 IEST electives (totalling 12 UOC or more) must be taken.

Disciplinary Knowledge Courses
IEST5008 Ecosystem Management (6 UOC)
IEST7100 Environ Management: Economics (6 UOC)
IEST7200 Environmental Law Fundamentals (6 UOC)
IEST7300 Environ Mgmt: Physical Science (6 UOC)
IEST7400 Environmental Social Science (6 UOC)
IEST7500 Env. Eng Fundamentals (6 UOC)

ore Courses

Students must take the following three core courses:
IEST5001 Frameworks for Env. Mgt. (6 UOC)
IEST5002 Tools for Env. Management (6 UOC)
IEST5003 Addressing Env. Issues (6 UOC)

Advanced Disciplinary Elective Courses:

A minimum of 30 UOC of Advanced Disciplinary electives must be taken. Students are eligible to take up to 54UOC of elective courses (including research electives where eligible). 12 UOC or more must be chosen from the list of advanced disciplinary electives offered by the Institute of Environmental Studies (with IEST code):
IEST5009 and 5010 (3 UOC each) Professional Competencies in Corporate Sustainability
IEST5004 Environment Internship (6 UOC)
IEST5005 Media Advocacy & Public Educ. (6 UOC)
IEST5007 Environment and Development (6 UOC)
IEST5099 Scenarios for Sustainability (6 UOC)
IEST6641 Regional Methods (6 UOC)
IEST6909 Environmental Mngt Systems (6 UOC)
IEST6911 Managing Greenhouse (6 UOC)

The list of approved MEM electives is as follows:
ARCH7162 Environment (6 UOC)
BEES5001 Topics in Biological Science (6 UOC)
BEES5002 Topics in Ecological Science (6 UOC)
BEES5003 Topics in Geography (6 UOC)
BEES5004 Topics in Geology (6 UOC)
BENV7720 Land and Environment Law (6 UOC)
BENV7721 Planning and Land Policy (6 UOC)
BENV7724 Transport, Land Use & Env (6 UOC)
BENV7728 GIS for Built Environment (6 UOC)
CHEM7123 Environmental Toxicology (6 UOC)
COMD5000 NGOs and Development (6 UOC)
CVEN9610 Surface Water Hydrology (6 UOC)
CVEN9611 Urban Hydrology (6 UOC)
CVEN9612 Catchment & WR Modelling (6 UOC)
CVEN9620 Channels, Rivers & Estuaries (6 UOC)
CVEN9630 Groundwater Hydrology (6 UOC)
CVEN9640 Waves, Beaches (6 UOC)
CVEN9856 Water Treatment (6 UOC)
CVEN9857 Wastewater Treatment (6 UOC)
CVEN9885 Environmental Engg Science 2 (6 UOC)
GBAT9101 Project Management (6 UOC)
GBAT9103 Bus Mgt for a Sust Env (6 UOC)
GBAT9109 Sustainable Energy Management (6 UOC)
GBAT9128 Quantitative Methods (6 UOC)
GBAT9129 Managing Org Resources (6 UOC)
GEOS6733 Environmental Geophysics (6 UOC)
GEOS9012 Remote Sensing Applications (6 UOC)
GEOS9013 Directed Prb in Remote Sensing (6 UOC)
GEOS9016 Principles of Geog Inf Systems (6 UOC)
GEOS9019 Special Topic in GIS ( UOC)
GMAT9600 Remote Sensing (6 UOC)
GMAT9606 Microwave Remote Sensing (6 UOC)
GSOE9017 Managing Energy Efficiency (6 UOC)
LAWS8069 Natural Resources Law (6 UOC)
LAWS8319 Internat Env Law (6 UOC)
LAWS8366 Environmental Markets (6 UOC)
MATH5285 Fluids, Oceans and Climate (6 UOC)
MECH9720 Solar Thermal Energy Design (6 UOC)
MGMT5706 Design for Social Innovation (6 UOC)
MGMT5708 Social Impact (6 UOC)
MGMT5709 Corporate Responsibility (6 UOC)
MGMT5712 Negotiation Skills (6 UOC)
MGMT5910 Mg Human Capital for Sustainab (6 UOC)
MINE8780 Env Mgt for the Mining Ind (6 UOC)
MINE9902 Environmental Contaminants (6 UOC)
MSCI5004 Oceanographic Processes (6 UOC)
MSCI5005 Topics in Marine Science (6 UOC)
MSCI9001 Conserv. In Aquatic Ecosystems (6 UOC)
PLAN7123 Urban Planning & Infrastruct (6 UOC)
SART9855 Art and the Environment (6 UOC)
SOLA9004 Sust. & Renew. Energy (6 UOC)
SOLA9012 Renewable Energy Policy (6 UOC)
SOLA9016 Sust. Energy in Dev. Countries (6 UOC)
SUSD0001 Sustainable Dev & Urban Envir (6 UOC)
SUSD0002 Resources, Materials & Sustain (6 UOC)
SUSD0003 Energy & the Built Environment (6 UOC)
SUSD0004 Human Factors, Sustain & Habit (6 UOC)
SUSD0010 Managing the Sust Built Env (6 UOC)
UDES0001 Urban Design Studio (12 UOC)
UDES0002 Urban Design Studio (12 UOC)
UDES0008 Planning & Urban Dev (6 UOC)

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