Top Courses

Australian National University

Master of Climate Change

This course will equip you with the knowledge and understanding to tackle one of the world’s most vital challenges. It is the ideal degree if your current role intersects with climate issues and you are seeking to broaden and deepen your knowledge to move up to the next career level. 

CRICOS Code: 082373C

Master of Environmental Management and Development 

This master's will boost your career in natural resource management and environmental policy, and improve your professional ability to respond to the complex challenges of sustainable development.

CRICOS Code: 082296M

Flinders University

Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

This course focuses on environmental policies, strategies and management systems, with an emphasis on the recognition and development of sustainable environmental management in both urban and non-urban environments. You’ll learn from industry, and leading academic staff, and graduate with a powerful mix of interdisciplinary skills to solve a range of problems. You’ll analyse and synthesise complex environmental, economic, social and political information to identify and plan appropriate development solutions and contribute to debates about human-environment relationships.

CRICOS Course Code: 107182M

Griffith University

Master of Environment

This degree provides training for people who wish to help to make society more sustainable. It also provides opportunities for those who want to move into more senior management positions. You will develop the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, contribute to policy-making processes and run environmental management systems. Graduates of this program are eligible for membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand.

CRICOS Course Code: 083206K

Macquarie University

Master of Conservation Biology

The survival of all life on earth depends on properly functioning ecosystems. Without biodiversity, ecosystems break down. When this happens, our water systems, the air we breathe, and the environments in which we grow food are all impacted. Conserving the environment has become a global priority, and those with specialist skills in identifying and implementing strategies for preserving our rich diversity are in demand. You’ll advance your knowledge in areas such as climate change biology, regional and global conservation, GIS and remote sensing, wild populations and field methods, as well as undertake a biology research placement.

CRICOS Course Code: 086079K

Master of Sustainable Development

The Master of Sustainable Development will develop your practical skills so that you’re equipped to affect changes towards sustainable development. You’ll have opportunities to develop your capabilities in a diverse range of areas, spanning the environment, society, business and law, according to your professional needs.

CRICOS Course Code: 086079K

Master of The Environment

The multidisciplinary Master of Environment will provide you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to evaluate the social and biophysical drivers of environmental change so that as a graduate, you’ll be equipped to seek innovative solutions to issues emerging around human-environment interactions.

CRICOS Course Code: 084700K

Monash University

Master of Environment and Sustainability

The Master of Environment and Sustainability is a forward-thinking, interdisciplinary, two-year course that integrates the knowledge needed to mitigate and adapt to global change with sustainability principles. Central to its approach is an understanding of the scale of dependence on social, economic and environmental systems for effective environmental governance. Thus, the course focuses on developing a global change knowledge base and a diverse vocational skillset and provides evidentiary and interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving.

CRICOS  Course code: 089231E

University of Tasmania

  • The only university in the state of Tasmania that offers a unique geography and environment. The capital city Hobart is one of the most affordable cities in Australia

  • In the top 2% of universities worldwide

  • More than 40% of the island is protected as a national park and it is home to countless unique species and wildlife.

  • Due to its unique ecology and position as the gateway to the Antarctic, The University of Tasmania is a world leader in the fields of Marine and Antarctic Science, Maritime and Environmental studies

Master of Protected Area Governance and Management

Protected areas cover more than 15% of global land mass, 20% of Australian land, and 40% of Tasmania. Tasmania is the ideal place to undertake a degree focused on protected area governance and management. Within half an hour from the Sandy Bay campus, you will be able to access marine, coastal, heathland, wetland, grassland, woodland, dry eucalypt, wet eucalypt, rainforest, subalpine and alpine natural environments, as well as urban nature.

CRICOS Course Code: 085334G

University of Western Australia

UWA is ranked 1st in Australia and 21st in the world for environmental science and engineering (ARWU 2022).

Master of Environmental Science

Experience an interdisciplinary approach to Environmental Science with a specialisation in Environmental Management, Marine and Coastal, Catchments and Water, Environmental Rehabilitation, Sensing and Environmental Data or Environmental Economics.

CRICOS Course Code: 082297K

Master of Renewable and Future Energy

As new technologies for the energy sector develop, students will be equipped to adapt and evolve alongside industry changes. The breadth and depth covered through interdisciplinary collaborations within the School of Engineering offer an opportunity to gain more in-depth technical knowledge and skills to tackle the current challenges and opportunities that come with the uptake of renewable energy and distributed renewable energy in microgrids. The MRFE is in sync with the rapidly expanding renewable energy industry in Australia and around the world and covers the transition to renewables, microgrid and smart-grid technology, as well as chemical renewable and storage. A key feature of this course is its strong engagement with the industry and the potential to undertake industry-based work. 


Top Occupations


Max entry-level salary (£ x1,000)

High demand in Australia*

Very high demand in Australia**

Very high demand in the UK

Amenity horticulturist




Commercial horticulturist




Environmental consultant




Environmental education officer



Environmental engineer




Environmental manager




Minerals surveyor



Nature conservation officer




Recycling officer



Sustainability consultant




Waste management officer



Water quality scientist




* Likely to qualify for a Skilled Independent or Temporary Graduate visa in Australia.
** Likely to be fast-tracked for visas in Australia.

Top Employers

  • Local authorities

  • Public environmental agencies

  • Government departments

  • Water utilities

  • Surveying companies

  • Waste management companies

  • Environmental consultancies

  • Universities, in both lecturing and research capacities

  • Not-for-profit environmental research and monitoring organisations

  • Nature conservancies

  • Advocacy groups and charitable trusts

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