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Study Environmental Management at SIT

Environmental Management students with tutor taking water samples

Learn to manage environmental resources, participate in conservation efforts, contribute to change and experience some of New Zealand’s most rare and precious native flora and fauna, all whilst gaining a qualification that can enable you to have a rewarding career.

Numerous field trips provide a practical component to our courses and include working alongside conservation, industry and environmental groups throughout the region.

Selected students have the opportunity to travel to Whenua Hou/Codfish Island, home to the critically endangered kakapo.

The Bachelor of Environmental Management provides a comprehensive academic and practical education in environmental science, law, geography, resource management, conservation and ecology.

 

Programmes in Environmental Management at the SIT2LRN Distance Learning campus

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

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Programme & Tutor Profiles

Student Profiles

"The practical components of the programme are extremely valuable and sets it apart from university degrees"

Bachelor of Environmental Management - feedback via Graduate Destination Survey 2014 

"The best parts were... the variety of environmental topics it covered, especially geology, marine biology, ecology"

Bachelor of Environmental Management - feedback via Graduate Destination Survey 2014 

"The diversity and broad outlook of the programme enables movement into job opportunities in many areas of environmental management."

Bachelor of Environmental Management - feedback via Graduate Destination Survey 2014 


Environmental Management courses at the SIT2LRN Distance Learning campus

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17 weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

 

Do you have a keen interest in the environment? Are you looking to develop the skills needed to help sustainably manage natural resources and address a wide variety of environmental problems? Do you want to pursue a new career pathway that deals with conservation, our natural resources, as well as environmental law? The New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Environmental Management) programme may be what you've been searching for.
Core subject matter involved in the programme centres around the following information:

 

  • Introduction to ecology and conservation
  • Conservation management
  • Resource management and environmental law
  • Marine and freshwater ecology
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