Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management - level 8

Massey’s environmental management programme reflects the growing need to protect the environment and to use the resources of land, water, soil, plants, and animals in a balanced and sustainable way.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management is for those who have an undergraduate qualification and want to extend their knowledge to environmental management issues.

You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of how the natural environment functions and of what can be done to address today’s environmental challenges. You’ll also learn how societal values, needs and attitudes are reconciled with the need to maintain the integrity of ecological systems. The core courses of your study cover the following topics:

There are opportunities to gain advanced knowledge in current land and water-based environmental management. You could also focus on policy or economic elements. You’ll increase your knowledge of important tools and techniques like GIS, Remote Sensing and Life Cycle Assessment.

You can take advantage of Massey’s world-leading expertise in science, agriculture, business, social science and fundamental sciences, and our understanding of the interconnectivity between disciplines.

Our staff are world-class academics. They are publishing internationally, with strong connections to relevant organisations across areas associated with environmental management. Massey is ranked in the top 5% of universities in the world.

We have a large number of international students, attracted by the increasing global relevance of environmental management. This brings a unique dimension to your study.

Massey lecturers are very approachable. We are focused on your success and open to helping you plan your career or research.

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management, you may be able to go on to study the Master of Environmental Management.

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NZ$33,000 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 Year


Jul 2024

Start Month

Jun 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • July 2024
  • February 2025
  • July 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time