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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management

  • Graduate Certificate

Develop the analytical and strategic skills to tackle today's most vital and challenging global issues, such as climate change, pollution and land clearing.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
5025, 013832G
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$20,520 per year / $20,520 total

About this course

UQ is recognised as Australia's premier university for the study of the increasingly important field of environmental management. Our lecturers are involved in decision-making for institutions such as the Nature Conservancy, the Royal Society of London, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the World Health Organisation.

During your six month full-time program, you'll learn how to analyse and implement strategies that balance social equity, environmental sustainability and economic needs, and develop essential techniques and methods for resolving sustainable development issues.

This program is ideal if you want to enhance your skills and technical expertise - even if you haven't previously studied environmental management - as you'll graduate with the tools to take on the highly complex considerations that impact environmental management, plus the ability to create meaningful change.

Study locations

St Lucia


What you will learn

  • Access unique biodiversity hotspots and fascinating ecosystems, ranging from coral reefs to World Heritage rainforests.
  • Take advantage of innovative opportunities for marine and terrestrial research and interactive field- and lab-based learning.
  • Gain practical experience while enhancing your report-writing and project management skills.
  • Organise your study around your professional and personal commitments, with the option to complete many courses online.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • National parks and wildlife conservator
  • Environmental assessment and compliance consultant
  • Natural resources manager
  • Policy developer
  • Mining adviser
  • Environmental tourism consultant
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental remediation manager
  • Meteorologist
  • Environmental systems specialist