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Why study a postgraduate degree in science, environmental science and management?
There's never been a better time to study postgraduate environmental science and management, with current and future environmental issues making their way to the front of minds and newspapers alike.
Science graduates looking to specialise in environmental management will enjoy the multidisciplinary approach and flexible unit selection within their areas of interest, including spatial science and analysis, ecology, management of natural resources and livelihoods. There are also opportunities for professional placements - including remote areas of Australia - to gain unique, hands-on experience.
Not only is CDU surrounded by some of Australia's most fascinating natural environments, but we are also home to the internationally renowned Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL). RIEL researchers also teach in CDU's postgrad environmental management programs so you can benefit from their passion and cutting-edge expertise.
Study postgraduate courses in environmental science and management online
Our postgraduate environmental science degrees are flexible, student-centred, and highly industry-relevant. Combining knowledge and technical skills, all core units of our postgraduate courses are available 100% online. You can then select units that incorporate intensives to dive deeper into the subject matter.
We also offer professional practice units which can be undertaken in your own workplace to align with your professional goals, or you can be carefully matched by CDU to a placement.
All online postgraduate science students (coursework) have access to Learnline, our digital learning environment where you can access lecture recordings, live classes, and engage with your peers and lecturers.
Elevate your career with postgraduate environmental science courses
Study postgraduate environmental science to gain the specialised skills and knowledge required to assess and manage the many and varied environmental issues we now face.
While our unique Top End location provides great opportunities for those interested in wet-dry and semi-arid tropical ecosystems and arid landscapes, the broad skills, concepts and applications you'll explore in our postgraduate environmental science degree are relevant for all ecosystems.
Many science graduates choose to pursue postgrad environmental science courses to complement their skills and build a career in a more specialised field. Others need to fill knowledge gaps or gain additional qualifications to progress professionally. Our graduates find roles and advance their careers in government agencies, large environmental consulting firms, and across agriculture, environment and natural resource management sectors.