Master of Environmental Management and Development (Advanced)

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Develop deeper knowledge and skills for advanced careers and doctoral programs in environment and development.

Students wishing to develop their environmental policy research expertise further can complete the Master of Environmental Management and Development (Advanced).
The proposed coursework component will be similar to the Master of Environmental Management and Development together with a compulsory 12 unit course on research and methodology skills as well as the advanced 24 unit thesis component.

Students transferring to the advanced version of the degree require a weighted average mark of at least 70% across the earlier course work attempted as well as the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesis.

Degree structure

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Shape your degree

Students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered by the Resources, Environment and Development (RE&D) program, the public policy or economics program at Crawford School, and other programs at ANU. By choosing particular courses, students can create their own professional focus. Courses can be combined across different professional foci, and there are many more electives available than shown below.

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
EMDV8082 Food Wars: Food Security and Agricultural Policy
POGO8212 Energy Politics and Governance
EMDV8001 Environmental Sustainability, Health and Development
EMSC8706 Introduction to Natural Hazards *

Economic Analysis

EMDV8078 Introduction to Environmental & Resource Economics
EMDV8012 Ecological Economics and Policy
EMDV8002 Methods for Environmental Decision-making
EMDV8081 Domestic Climate Change Policy and Economics
EMDV8011 Payments for Environmental Services
IDEC8018 Agricultural Economics and Resource Policy
IDEC8001 Applied Economics: Cost / Benefit Analysis
IDEC8053 Environmental Economics *

Food, Agriculture and Rural Development

ANTH8047 Land Rights and Resource Development
EMDV8082 Food Wars: Food Security and Agricultural Policy
POGO8115 Challenging the Global Food Trading Regime
IDEC8018 Agricultural Economics and Resource Policy
CHMD8020 The Future of Food and Human Health
ENVS6223 Sustainable Agricultural Systems
ANTH8107 The World Bank and the Organisation of Development
ANTH8038 Critical Issues in Gender and Development
ANTH8009 Development in Practice
ANTH8049 Issues in the Design and Evaluation of Development Projects and Programs *

Research, field school and internships opportunities

Students who wish to deepen their research skills and develop practical skills for understanding the leading challenges in environmental and development policy can undertake an internship, field school course or substantial piece of research on a topic of their choice. Students can do this by undertaking at least one of the following courses:

EMDV8008 Research Proposal
EMDV8066 Research Project
CRWF7000 Applied Policy Project
EMDV8015 Wet Tropics: Cairns Applied Research Workshop
ANIP6503 Australian National Internships Program Internship A (Graduate)
CRWF8019 Public Policy and Professional Internship
EMDV8002 Methods for Environmental Decision-Making
ANTH8028 Social Impact Assessment: Theory and Methods
EMDV8014 Research in Climate Change Policy and Economics

Duration

1-2 year full time (subject to eligibility)

Admission requirements

  • A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit.

Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.

Credit may also be available for relevant work experience.

Cognate disciplines

Anthropology, Economics, Development Studies, Biodiversity Conservation, Geography, Human Ecology, Policy Studies, Population Studies, Resource Management and Environmental Science, Sociology, Sustainability Science, Sustainable Development.

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Academics

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Keith Barney

Lecturer, Resources, Environment, and Develoment Group

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Jeff Bennett

Professor of Environmental Management

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Daniel Connell

Research Fellow, Environment and Development Program

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Robert Costanza

Professor and Chair in Public Policy

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Colin Filer

Associate Professor

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Frank Jotzo

Professor; Director, Centre for Climate Economics and Policy.

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Ida Kubiszewski

Associate Professor

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Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

Senior Fellow, Resource, Environment and Development (RE&D) Program

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Sango Mahanty

PhD (ANU), ARC Future Fellow, Resources Environment & Development Group

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John McCarthy

Associate Professor, Crawford School; Director Resources Environment and Development program.

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Sarah Milne

Lecturer in the Resources, Environment & Development group

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Luca Tacconi

Professor, and Director of Asia Pacific Network for Environmental Governance

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Phuc Xuan To

Research Fellow

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Scholarships and fees

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Further information

Program Coordinator

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Scholarships and support

Scholarship opportunities are available for national and international students.

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Fees

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