New Zealand Diploma in Environmental Management (Level 5), Terrestrial Strand

This practical, environmental science course includes field trips to some beautiful and remote parts of New Zealand. Destinations can include Fiordland, Coromandel or the Central Plateau. 

There, you'll look at the challenges facing New Zealand's clean, green image. What needs to be done to protect our world-famous environment?

You’ll learn about the biology and ecology of living species and habitats.

Out in the field, you'll develop surveying skills in remote areas while gaining real life hands-on experience. Plus, you'll explore conservation issues and examine strategies to protect the environment.

Environmental sustainability is also a focus. The knowledge gained from the course will help you to create sustainable practices within New Zealand.

This course is designed as an entry to the Level 6 diploma, where you'll gain more advanced skills and knowledge. It includes a focus on research design and environmental and ecological reporting. You’ll also choose elective papers in biosecurity or aquaculture.

By the time you graduate you’ll have gained a variety of practical and risk management skills. And if you want to gain a degree, these diplomas are your ticket into the third year of the Bachelor of Science with the University of Waikato.

Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:

  • New Zealand Diploma in Environmental Management (Terrestrial) (Level 5)
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NZ$19,950 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