Graduate Diploma of Natural Resource Management [exit point only] GradDipNRM
Graduate Certificate in Natural Resource Management [exit point only] GradCertNRM
About the course
The management of natural resources managed by the public sector, in particular protected areas and national parks, is of great national interest and an area which creates significant debate between public and private interests. To manage these areas and contribute to solutions to the issues requires an understanding of the ecological issues and workings of public sector natural resource management. Unique to these courses is a focus on the role cultural resources because these play a significant role in the eventual outcome of how natural resources can be managed.
Exit points from the Master program are provided at the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma levels. This structure provides considerable flexibility allowing students to quickly gain natural resource management knowledge and qualification they need today, and to add to their credentials at a later date if necessary.
These courses provide the knowledge required for upper level management of these issues and are particularly suited to those who wish to equip themselves with the ability to undertake senior roles in the public and private sector of natural resource management.
There may be a practical component associated with this course, depending on subjects selected.
Some subjects in this course have a compulsory residential school requirement which requires attendance at the Albury-Wodonga or Wagga Wagga campuses for between two and four days duration.
To graduate with the Master of Natural Resource Management, students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.
To exit with the Graduate Diploma of Natural Resource Management, students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.
To exit with the Graduate Certificate in Natural Resource Management, students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.
Further postgraduate study
* Postgraduate Certificate in River Restoration and Management
* Master of Environmental Management
* Master of GIS and Remote Sensing
* Master of Water Sustainability