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Master of Environmental Management and Development

Master of Environmental Management and Development

Overview

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Further information

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Commencing in 2021, all courses offered by the Crawford School will be available for either online or on campus study. The online and in person learning modes will assist you to secure an un-interrupted study experience in an uncertain world.

Make a meaningful contribution

Are you eager to make a real and lasting contribution to society’s big challenges, including climate change, pollution, water management, and sustainable agriculture? Then the Master of Environmental Management and Development (MEMD) degree can deliver the knowledge and skills you seek.

Is the MEMD for me?

The MEMD program caters to a diverse range of participants: from policy-makers working in high-level government and nongovernment organisations across Asia and the Pacific, to policy officers and middle managers in Australian government and industry, to university graduates with limited work experience.

Why choose the MEMD?

If you‘re a pragmatic thinker prepared to consider a balance between sustainability issues and their impact on livelihoods and communities, you will be both challenged and rewarded by the MEMD program.

Delivered by the leading minds in the field—ANU is ranked #11 in the world for development studies—the program includes case materials on real-world issues from within Australia and across Asia and the Pacific. It will equip you with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills needed to devise policies that can achieve economic viability, social acceptability, and environmental sustainability.

The program also offers the flexibility to focus on electives specific to your career goals. These electives include energy security, natural disasters, biodiversity conservation, environmental conflict, food security, and rural development—to name just a few.

What are my career options?

When you complete the MEMD program, a wide range of local and international employment pathways will open up to you. Many of our graduates have taken up senior policy roles with local, state, and federal government. Others have gone on to influential positions with global development institutions, environmental agencies, nongovernment organisations, and social enterprises. Others still have elected to specialise in the private sector, where they are guiding sustainability strategies within large-scale mining and agriculture companies.

View the full degree program structure, admission requirements and academic information.

You may also wish to consider completing the Master of Environmental Management and Development Online, which is accessible from wherever you are in the world.

Application deadlines:

30 May 2021 for Semester 2 2021

15 December 2021 for Semester 1 2022

To find out more, contact us at crawford.degrees@anu.edu.au today.

Degree structure

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Further information

Program Coordinator

+61 2 6125 5628

Convenor

+61 2 6125 4443

Shape your degree

The MEMD degree offers a set of core compulsory courses combined with a range of electives so that you can design a degree program that best suits your career and educational goals.

Environmental Management and Governance

EMDV8104 Environmental Governance
EMDV8012 Ecological Economics and Policy
POGO8083 Policy Advocacy
EMDV8103 Environmental Assessment
EMDV8108 Applied Environmental and Resource Management
EMDV8007 Environmental Policy and Communications
EMDV8101 State, Society & Natural Resources
EMDV8079 Water Conflicts
ANTH8028 Social Impact Assessment: Theory and Methods
ANTH8060 Exploring Gender, Resources and the Environment
ANTH8038 Critical Issues in Gender and Development
EMDV8001 Environmental Sustainability, Health and Development
ANTH8107 The World Bank and the Organisation of Development *

Climate Change

EMDV8081 Domestic Climate Change Policy and Economics
EMDV8080 International Climate Change Policy and Economics
EMDV8014 Research in Climate Change Policy and Economics
ENVS8003 Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaption
IDEC8089 Energy Economics
EMDV8011 Payments for Environmental Services *

Security and Disasters

EMDV8009 Asia–Pacific Environmental Conflicts: Causes and Solutions
EMDV8124 Disaster Risk Reduction and Management