The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability is an interdisciplinary course designed to meet the needs of graduates from a range of backgrounds who wish to enhance their qualifications for careers in environmental policy and management, corporate sustainability management or international development.
The program offers you the opportunity to broaden and deepen your understanding and experience to enable societal, organisational and individual change and foster responsible action to support sustainability both in Australia and internationally.
Our program offers 3 streams:
- Environment and Governance
- Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management
- International Development and Environmental Analysis
International Relevance and Practical Experience
As a student in Monash’s Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability program, you will have the opportunity to engage with industry and participate in study tours and field schools both in Australia and overseas.
All students can apply for funding to attend international field schools via Monash Abroad.
How to Study
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Click here for fees and entry requirements for domestic and international students.
Click here for Scholarships and Funding information for domestic and international students.
See Fees and Entry Requirements (above) for English language requirements for this course.
Visit English language requirements for information on:
- English language proficiency tests – what is required and how to arrange testing
- The Monash University English Language Centre as a pathway for students who need help to meet the minimum English language requirements
See Fees and Entry Requirements (above) for a link through to study length options available for this course.
Depending on your qualification background and study goals, most of our Masters programs are available in three versions:
- 96 points - Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
- 72 points - Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
- 48 points - Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Full-time and part-time study options
Domestic students can reduce the number of units they study each semester by choosing to enrol part-time. If you choose to study part-time, be aware that:
- Night classes may not be available for all units.
- This option is not available to international students.
A small number of CSP places are available for some of our Masters programs. Refer to Fees and Entry Requirements (above) to check availability of CSP places for this course. Where places are available we automatically assess all eligible applicants before semester one and two for this award. High-achieving students should ensure they apply before the advertised deadline for the relevant intake to be ranked for potential selection. Applications received after the deadline may be accepted for a full-fee place, however will not be considered for a Commonwealth Supported place.
We consider you an international student if you are not:
- an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
- an Australian permanent resident.
Note: We consider Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents as domestic students.
Our postgraduate courses are designed to meet the needs of students who have recently finished their degrees, individuals entering the industry for the first time or current industry professionals looking at furthering their career opportunities.
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