Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management (ProfCertEnvPolicyMgt)

Program Code

PCEPM

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

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 the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 6 units, comprising:

  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 7001 Research Design and Methods 6
GEOG 7002 Environmental Planning and Governance 6
GEOG 7003 Environmental Impact Assessment 6
GEOG 7004 Environmental Economics and Policy 6
GEOG 7005 Community Engagement 6
GEOG 7006 People and Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region 6
GEOG 7007 Applied Spatial Analysis 6
GEOG 7008 Regional Planning 6
GEOG 7010 Valuing the Environment 6
GEOG 7011 ICTs and Sustainability 6
GEOG 7014 Sustainable Cities: Planning for Climate Change 6