Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management (ProfCertEnvPolicyMgt))

Program Code

PCEPM

Program Minimum Units

6

Standard Duration

6 months

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

AQF Level

08

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

This program provides students with an understanding of the principles and practice of environmental policy, planning and governance. It addresses how global warming, water shortages, deforestation and the like are to be managed now and into the future. The program targets three distinct audiences: recent graduates seeking a career in environmental management; mid-career professionals looking to update their knowledge in the fast-changing domain of environmental governance and management; and those wishing to undertake further research on these topics.
The Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management is not an AQF qualification type. The Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management has a standard part-time duration of 0.5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management

There shall be a Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of:

  1. Core courses to the value of 6 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 6 units.

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
GEOG 5001 Research Design and Methods 6
GEOG 5002 Environmental Planning and Governance 6
GEOG 5003 Environmental Impact Assessment 6
GEOG 5004 Environmental Economics and Policy 6
GEOG 5005 Community Engagement 6
GEOG 5006 People and Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region 6
GEOG 5007 Applied Spatial Analysis 6
GEOG 5009 Regional Planning 6
GEOG 5010 Research Methods 3
GEOG 5045 Valuing the Environment 6
GEOG 5046 ICTs and Sustainability 6