Institute of Technology or PolytechnicNorthTec
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
Learn about our amazing wildlife and our fascinating environment, and find out why it is in danger and what we can do to help.
For lovers of the outdoors and New Zealand’s environment, this programme introduces you to a range of ecosystems from forests to urban habitats. You’ll learn from passionate and inspiring tutors who will encourage you to develop your practical and theoretical knowledge. Learn about our amazing wildlife and our fascinating environment, and find out why it is in danger and what we can do to help. Share the journey with the inspiring team of experts from NorthTec and be informed. This diploma will help you develop the theoretical and practical skills to work within the environmental sector.
The Environmental Management pathway at NorthTec offers three qualifications in three years:
What you will learn
This programme will teach you the principles and techniques involved in environmental management. You’ll gain a practical and theoretical knowledge of terrestrial and marine ecosystems, flora and fauna in New Zealand and learn about sustainability, environmental issues, monitoring and conservation techniques. You’ll also get involved in the protection and restoration of local natural, rural and urban environments.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
Education and Employment Pathway
On completion of this qualification, graduates may progress onto the New Zealand Diploma in Environmental Management (Level 6).
Graduates of this qualification will be able to work in the following contexts:
Applicants are required to have gained:
Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5, with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success, may gain admission at the discretion of the Programme Leader or designated nominee.