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Master of Environmental Management

  • Masters (Coursework)

Our modern society has political, social, cultural and economic needs that do not always sit easily with maintaining environmental integrity.

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Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)

About this course

Our modern society has political, social, cultural and economic needs that do not always sit easily with maintaining environmental integrity. Environmental management centres upon society's impact on the environment and the management choices available to reduce or mitigate this impact.

Massey's environmental management programme reflects the growing need to protect the environment and use resources of land, water, soil, plants, and animals in a balanced and sustainable way.

A master's is a prestigious qualification for those who want to gain a more detailed understanding of an area of study. This may be either for interest, or to perhaps move up the hierarchy in your career. This qualification will give you the skills you need for a satisfying and rewarding career in environmental management.

The core courses of Massey's Master of Environmental Management cover the following topics:

  • an evaluation of current environmental issues
  • holistic and transdisciplinary approaches to environmental problem solving
  • environmental assessment techniques
  • environmental economics
  • environmental policy
  • environmental anthropology
  • participation in environmental management
  • research skills and undertaking literature reviews
  • project evaluation

Other courses available to complete the MEnvMgmt are drawn from an extensive selection of offerings from the Colleges of Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Business.

There are opportunities to gain advanced knowledge in current land and water based environmental management or specialise in the policy or economic side of environmental management. There is also the possibility of increasing you skill set by studying courses in important environmental management tools and techniques like GIS, Remote Sensing and Life Cycle Assessment.

Entry requirements

Master of Environmental Management (180 credits)

Admission to the Master of Environmental Management (180 credits) requires you to have been awarded or qualified for a:

  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science), or close equivalent, with a minimum B average in the majoring 300 level courses;
  • Bachelor degree, with a major in a relevant environmental subject, with a minimum B average over the highest level courses;
  • Bachelor degree followed by a Graduate Diploma with a major in a relevant environmental subject, with a minimum B average

Study locations

Manawatū

Distance Learning