CQU's Environmental Management programs are designed to enable practitioners to integrate pro-active environmental management strategies into their everyday professional roles. The programs are multi-disciplinary, offered in a collaborative arrangement between the Faculty of Arts, Health and Sciences and the James Goldton Faculty of Engineering and Physical Systems.
The programs aim to provide professional engineers and scientists with an in-depth understanding of environmental issues, problems and solutions. They also aim to provide the necessary knowledge and tools to integrate environmental consideration into all aspects of professional scientific and engineering roles.
Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
This program extends the knowledge and expertise of engineers and scientists in environmental management. It may also redirect their employment prospects in managerial and policy positions in government and the private sector working as environmental management systems managers, auditors, policy analysts, environmentalist, parks rangers and natural resource managers.
Course Overview At A Glance
|Program at a glance |
|Duration ||2 years part-time |
|Availability/Campus Contact || Domestic - External |
|Courses/Units of Credit ||8 courses/48 units of credit |
|Faculty || Arts, Health and Sciences , Engineering and Physical Systems |
|How to Apply ||direct |
|Entry Requirements || |
|Professional Accreditation ||not applicable |
|Residential School ||All courses include a residential component of 2-3 days |
|Practicum/Work placement ||not applicable |
|Exit Awards || not applicable |
|Interim Awards || not applicable |
|Post Nominal ||GradDipEnvMgt |
|Be What You Want To Be ||Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions |
|CRICOS Codes || not-applicable |
The primary objective of this program is to provide professional engineers and scientists with an understanding of environmental issues, problems, and solutions, and with the necessary knowledge and tools to integrate environmental considerations into all aspects of their work.
To satisfy the requirements of the award, students must complete eight courses/48 units units of credit as outlined below:
3 core courses
|Course Code ||Course Name |
| ENEV20001 || Air Quality Management I |
| EVST20012 || Water Management I |
| EVST20002 || Land Management and Rehabilitation |
plus 3 courses selected from the following:
|Course Code ||Course Name |
| EVST20003 || Environmental Risk Management |
| ENEV20002 || Waste Minimisation and Cleaner Production |
| ENEV20005 || Environmental Planning and Economics |
| ENEV20003 || Water Management II |
Plus 2 elective courses
Selected from any postgraduate degree program at CQU.
Residential schools involve CQU staff and visiting experts, and often include seminars, field trips and other 'hands on' activities.
Students should refer to the course profiles for residential school details for individual courses of study.
Since most students will be working full time, it is envisaged that many students may take up to 4 years to complete the Graduate Diploma (one course per term).