Master of Environmental Management and Development

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

Program Description

Master of Environmental Management and Development

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific

The Master of Environmental Management and Development will boost your career in natural resource management and environmental policy, and improve your professional ability to respond to the complex challenges of sustainable development.

Offered by the internationally-renowned Crawford School, the program will equip you with the theoretical understanding and practical skills you need to contribute to the goals of economic viability, social acceptability and environmental sustainability in different social and political contexts.

Focus areas include biodiversity conservation, climate change, social impacts, environmental governance, and management of primary resources such as water, fisheries, forests, and minerals.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • identify and critically analyse complex environmental and development problems and the key issues that comprise them;
  • demonstrate theoretical knowledge, research and practical professional skills, together with an appreciation of how they inform and shape debate, and an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses; understand, synthesise and explain contemporary environment and development policy issues from alternative disciplinary and social perspectives, and an appreciation of context;
  • articulate ideas clearly and communicate these persuasively in a range of formats to diverse audiences; contribute to social, economic and environmental wellbeing.

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree or international equivalent.
  • All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students
  • Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit.
  • Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit.
  • Credit may also be available for relevant work experience.
  • Students must achieve a minimum 65% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated October 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
2 years
Full time
36,528 USD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 36,528 USD