Graduate Diploma

Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Management (Level 7)

Qualification code OP7214

Gain an advanced knowledge of environmental policy and management with the Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Management (Level 7). Once you’ve achieved this qualification you will have the skills necessary to plan and conduct activities and programmes in a variety of environmental work streams. You will also have the ability to communicate complex environmental ideas and information in a professional way. 

  • Level 7  
    Credits 120 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $4,380 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification you will be able to apply integrated resource management solutions to a diverse range of complex environmental problems. Combining your new project preparation and management skills with existing qualifications and experience will also prepare you for a variety of environmental work streams.

Career opportunities

This qualification will prepare you for a career in central or local government as a planner or enforcement officer, working with public interest groups, iwi and runanga resource managers and in environmental management positions in the private sector.

Recognising your previous learning

If you have work experience or a qualification in environment (or a related area), find out if your knowledge counts towards this qualification. Get in touch via the ask an advisor tab above.

Key dates

Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.

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Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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