Master of Environmental Management

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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

Master of Environmental Management (120 credits)

Admission to the 120-credit Master of Environmental Management requires you to have been awarded or qualified for a:

  • Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours), Bachelor of Science (Honours) majoring in Environmental Science, or equivalent, with at least a B+ average;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management or equivalent, with at least a B average (Applied pathway) or B+ average (Research pathway)

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Master of Environmental Management structure

Master of Environmental Management (180 credits)

You will follow a parts-based course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits, comprising Part One and Part Two as defined by the schedule. Your programme will include:

  • at least 30 credits from each of two Options listed in the Schedule
  • field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Notwithstanding the above Regulation, you may be required to complete one or more bridging courses, 188.707 and/or 188.708, should your undergraduate qualification be deficient in environmental economics or applied science.

Specialisations

The Degree of Master of Environmental Management is awarded without specialisations.

Progression

A master’s qualification is made up of two parts. The first part gives you good knowledge and skills that will help you with the research part of your qualification. You must pass Part One before you can progress to Part Two.

For progression from Part One to Part Two (Thesis Pathway), you must have achieved a Grade Average of B+ over the first 90 credits undertaken for Part One.

For Progression from Part One to Part Two (Applied Pathway), you must have achieved a Grade Average of B over the first 120 credits undertaken for Part One.

Time limits for completion for eligibility for Distinction or Merit

120 credits

Your 120 credit master's degree will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study.

180 credits

Your 180 credit master's degree will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within eighteen months of first enrolling in full-time study or within four years of first enrolling in part-time study.

Maximum time to completion

  • 120 credit masterates must be completed within a maximum of four years.
  • 180 credit masterates must be completed within a maximum of five years.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates

Courses

To find out how to plan your study and see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click on the regulations button. It will display the regulatory information for this programme.

If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search.

Majors or endorsements

The Master of Environmental Management is awarded without endorsement.


How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

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