Credit transfers and advanced standing
Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education
For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education
For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU
Non-Commonwealth supported places
Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2022: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
Why study Science, Environmental Science and Management at CDU?
If you' re interested in finding solutions to our planet's environmental issues, there's never been a better time to study science, environmental science and management at CDU. You'll be prepared to apply the academic theories and principles you learn in class to real-world problems in a diverse range of careers.
- #2 Australian uni for undergraduate employment outcomes (GUG 2022)
- #2 in Australia for skills development in environmental sciences and agriculture (GUG 2022)
- Study your way with part-time, full-time, on campus or online flexibility
What will I study?
The course stresses both the importance of theory and the application of theory in practice through projects and practical exercises.
Those completing the Graduate Certificate in Spatial Science may be eligible to articulate into the Graduate Diploma and Master of Environmental Management with full credit transfer.
A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
|Unit type||Credit Points||Specific requirements|
|Specialist Electives |
|40cp||Specialist Elective units totalling 40 credit points as detailed below.|
ENV502 Remote Sensing
|40cp||Total Credit Points|
Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Graduate Certificate AQF Level 8 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.
COURSE CHANGES - 2022
Students who have completed SID500 should not complete ENV518.
COURSE CHANGES - 2018
ENV508 Applied Geographic Information Systems is now Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Thinking.
ENV518 Advanced Spatial Science is now Analysing and Synthesising Spatial Data.
Students commencing in Semester 1
The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a part time load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.
|Legend:||SE = Specialist Elective|
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|ENV502 Remote Sensing||CO||ENV506 Environmental Monitoring and Modelling||CO|
|ENV508 Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Thinking||CO||ENV518 Analysing and Synthesising Spatial Data||CO|
Students commencing in Semester 2
There is no Semester 2 entry into this course.
Successful completion of a recognised bachelor's degree or equivalent international qualification.
English language requirements
To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.
The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.
|IELTS Academic Module||A minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.|
|Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)||A minimum overall score of 176, with no skill below 169.|
|Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency||A minimum overall grade of C1, valid for three years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU.|
|Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module||A minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50.|
|TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT)||A minimum overall score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 21.|
* All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified.
* Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications.
Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: email@example.com.
I chose CDU because it has an excellent science course, with lots of opportunities for practical experience in the field. I love the small classes, community feel and the interaction with lecturers that you don't get at larger universities.
This course has been re-accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.
There are inherent requirements for this course. Students must read and understand the requirements for this course.
Australian qualification framework
This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.
For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:
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