University of New England

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science

University of New England
Institution rating
4.4
Duration
From 1 yearfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
June

Why study this course

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of environmental problems and their management
  • Broaden your professional knowledge and gain a broad skill-set in environmental science
  • Choose between part-time, full-time or online study options

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available. Quotas apply.

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must have completed the following:

  • AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in any discipline; OR
  • AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a relevant discipline*

Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to: environmental science, ecology, botany, zoology, soil science, geoscience, climate science, natural resource management, sustainability, physical geography.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Armidale
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn choose a course work program from:

  • General environmental science
  • Catchment ecology and management
  • Natural resource management
  • Spatial landscape assessment
  • Vegetation ecology

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of New England can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Student ratings of University of New England courses

University of New England
4.4
(215 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
5115
479
316
22
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
92%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
91%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.4
Course content compared to what was expected
4.4
Balance between theory and practical work
4.1
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.4
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.4
Assistance to help you find a job
3.4
Quality of online study portal
4.5
Transparency of course fees
4.5

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Support and delivery

When you study with UNE you will have access to:

  • Options to study on-campus or online
  • A personal and flexible learning approach
  • Academic staff who are passionate about what they teach
  • A free and confidential UNE counselling service
  • UNE Safety Shuttle bus which runs all year round, picking up students from various points on campus and transporting them safely to a location within the town boundary via the residential colleges

Why study with University of New England?

  • UNE is Australia's oldest regional university
  • UNE have been helping students study from home for more than 70 years, longer than any other university in Australia
  • Access course content when and where it suits you
  • UNE have been awarded five stars for both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching quality by the Good Universities Guide 2024, and is the only university awarded five stars for student experience 18 years in a row (2007-2024)

Find out more about this course

University of New England

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science

You may wish to discuss the following with University of New England:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Find out more about this course


University of New England

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science

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