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|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
The Office for Environmental Programs
Director: Dr Simon Batterbury
Managers: Dr Helen Duckham and Ms Louise Wilson
Administrative Assistant: Mr Pete Morgan
T: +61 3 8344 5073
F: +61 3 8344 5650
The Master of 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). Students wishing to enrol in the Master of Environment but who do not have the requisite qualifications or experience may be selected to enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma.
Students who complete the Master of Environment will have:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:
After completion of the first 8 subjects (100 points) there is the option of undertaking: one of eleven specialist streams, or the tailored program.
The tailored program
n the tailored program students complete two core subjects. Additional subjects are chosen depending on academic background. Note that prerequisites may apply. An academic advisor will help you develop your study plan.
| All students whether in a stream of the tailored program take two Core Subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
Cross Faculty Subjects
A complete list of subjects offered in the Graduate Environmental Program can be found in the course planning guide available on-line at www.environment.unimelb.edu.au or from the Office for Environmental Programs.
|• A four- or five-year undergraduate degree at Honours level in a relevant discipline; or
• An undergraduate degree with an average of 70% or above in a relevant discipline and at least two years relevant work or professional experience.
Applicants must provide documented evidence of relevant employment in the form of a letter from their employer on official letterhead.
• Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Environment with an average of 70% or higher.
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|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.
|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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