Postgraduate Diploma in Energy & Environment (Global Warming & Climate Science)

Course Level Postgraduate Delivered by Open Universities Australia
Duration Flexible Study Mode Online
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Course overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in Energy & Environment (Global Warming & Climate Science) has been designed to provide postgraduate training for Australian and international professionals working (or wishing to work) in the field of environmental management within the energy industry.

The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the policy context of energy systems, the associated environmental impacts and their assessment and subsequent monitoring. Particular focus is paid to the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and global warming issues, currently demanding much attention at all levels of society.

Course structure

To qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma in Energy & Environment (Global Warming & Climate Science) students must complete the 6 core units.

Entry requirement


An undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution.  Some of the units have a prerequisite for Upper High School or introductory university level Physics.  If an applicant does not have this background, then the OUA Unit SCI16 Introduction to Physics can be taken to satisfy this prerequisite.  Such a student will still need to complete the six required units for this Degree.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

International Applicants, and Australian applicants whose first language is not English, must demonstrate competency in the English language.  The minimum English language requirements are: International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic): with a minimum overall score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0).

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