Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site, Hybrid, Online

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey to develop expertise in both the theory and applied practice of resource management and environmental stewardship with our Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management. This program is designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills essential for navigating the complexities of environmental challenges.


Elevate your understanding of environmental management with our program, where you will gain advanced knowledge and learn to synthesize a broad spectrum of academic research in the evaluation of environmental theory and practice. The skills you acquire are increasingly in demand as the world grapples with the delicate balance between resource utilization and environmental protection.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a relevant New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B- average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT Overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in Writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English Overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English 58 overall score – with no communicative skill less than 50
  • NZCEL Level 5

The Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management is normally a single semester, full-time study qualification, but part-time study is also possible.

You’re required to achieve 60 credits in total (all at 600-level), which includes 20 credits from one of ERST601, ERST630 or MAST603, at least 20 credits (three courses) with ERST, LWST, MAST, ECOL or WATR prefixes and a maximum of one 20-credit elective course from the schedule of courses to make a coherent programme of study.

These course choices must be approved by the Academic Coordinator to ensure they form a coherent study programme.

For more information, please visit perspective universities.

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management can anticipate impactful career outcomes. From contributing to sustainable development projects to influencing environmental policies, this program equips individuals with the expertise needed to make a positive impact on the environment and society.

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