A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
The goals of an environmental studies program include finding ways to increase energy efficiency, minimize pollution, increase environmental awareness and encourage alternative energy use. The main focus for students is to learn how to assess and solve environmental problems.
Australia has a subsidized higher education for students pursuing the undergraduate degrees. They also give loan and grants for the post graduate students. Higher learning starts at undergraduate degree level to a doctoral degree offered in any field of study.
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This course provides postgraduate education for existing and future professionals on the background, principles and practices of environmental management, particularly in the context of wet-dry [+]
Master of Environmental Management (MEM)
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This course provides postgraduate education for existing and future professionals on the background, principles and practices of environmental management, particularly in the context of wet-dry and semi-arid tropical ecosystems. The generic skills concepts and applications covered in this course are also highly relevant to those working in other ecosystems. The course also includes a focus on the social context within which environmental management takes place.
Specific objectives of this course include providing a program that is flexible and caters to the needs of individual students. The flexibility of unit selection means students can undertake the course fully externally or internally, or a combination of both, depending on unit selection. Internally enrolled students attend tutorials on campus while having full access to the materials provided to external students. Small class sizes mean that all students have ready access to staff, via collegial distance or face-to-face interactions.... [-]