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If you are commencing in Term 2 2020 under the Government's Higher Education Relief Package due to COVID-19, please refer to the advice in the Additional Information section below.

This program provides an introduction to the frameworks, tools, and basic disciplinary knowledge relevant to environmental management.



Study Level


Typical duration

0.7 Years

Delivery Mode


Intake Period

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit


Award type

Graduate Certificate


Graduate Certificate - GradCert



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Program Structure

Students must complete 24 UOC as a standalone program.

  1. Core Course (6 UOC)
  2. Disciplinary Knowledge Courses (12 UOC)
  3. Elective (6 UOC)

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Elective description.

You can take up to a maximum of 6 UOC of the following courses.

Entry Requirements
Progression Requirements


Additional Information

Domestic students commencing in Term 2 2020 under the Government's COVID-19 Higher Education Relief Package can enrol in a maximum of 4 courses (24 units of credit) across Term 2 and Term 3 2020 at the discounted fee rates.

Further information about the COVID-19 Higher Education Relief Package is at

Students should select from the following courses available online:

Term 2: IEST5002 Tools for Environmental Management, IEST7500 Environmental Management: Engineering Fundamentals, IEST5007 Environment and Development, IEST5021 Corporate Environmental Sustainability and Reporting

Term 3: IEST5003 Addressing Environmental Issues, IEST7200 Environmental Management: Law Fundamentals, IEST5005 Environmental Communication, IEST5500 Understanding Environmental Policy, IEST6001 Field Ecology for Environmental Management, IEST6641 Qualitative Research Methods in Regional Australia

Further Information

Contact the UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Student Services for advice.

Program Fees

At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following:

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