Postgraduate Diploma in Environment

Course 441-AB (2008)

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Year and Campus: 2008
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate



The Office for Environmental Programs

Director: Dr Lee Godden
Managers: Dr Helen Duckham and Ms Louise Wilson
Administrative Assistant: Mr Pete Morgan
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Course Overview: The Postgraduate Diploma in Environment is a flexible, multidisciplinary course. Depending on their academic background, interests and career aspirations students can choose from over 160 subjects taught by 10 different faculties. The course is 100 points (equivalent to eight subjects or one full time-year of study).
Objectives: Students who complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Environment will have:
• An advanced understanding of environmental issues
• Advanced skills and techniques applicable to changing and managing the environment
• An ability to evaluate and synthesise research and professional literature in the chosen stream or focus of study
• An advanced understanding of the international context and sensitivities of environmental assessment
Course Structure & Available Subjects: N/A
Entry Requirements: You will gain entry to the Postgraduate Diploma if you have:
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline; or
  • completed the Graduate Diploma in Environment with an average of 70% or above.
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Further Study: Master of Environment.
Graduate Attributes: Expertise in multidisciplinary understanding, analysis and research with an environmental focus. Collaborative approaches to environmental problem solving. Capacity to engage in critical social and sustainability questions.
Generic Skills: Multidisciplinary and trans-disciplinary knowledge and research of environmental relevance. Collaborative environmental management skills. Capacity for independent learning across disciplinary boundaries.

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