Environmental Management for a Sustainable Future
Equip yourself for a role in the exciting and ever-expanding world of environmental management.
From the preservation of our beautiful natural resources to sustainable farming, EIT’s new NZ Diploma in Environmental Management will equip you with the knowledge and skills to participate in and manage environmental projects, be they community or government driven.
This diploma will prepare you for roles in Conservation, Resource Management, Environmental Research and Consulting. The diploma leads into the NZ Diploma in Environmental Management (Terrestrial strand) [Level 6], after which, EIT has arrangements for those who want to continue study for an environmental science or management degree.
The programme focuses on environmental issues, their impact on societies and ecosystems, and their mitigation. You will learn practical skills in data collection and surveying methods to monitor a range of environmental contexts. The terrestrial strand will equip you with knowledge of biology, ecology and organism monitoring.
- Sustainability – principles, models, futures
- Environmental conservation in Aotearoa and globally
- Community, government, council, iwi, individual roles in environmental conservation
- Environmental sampling – methods, data analysis, reporting
- Flora and fauna of Aotearoa
- Introduction to environmental science
- Introduction to biology of plants and animals
- Introduction to earth science
- Introduction to ecology and biodiversity
Career Opportunities and Outcomes
Possible job and career opportunities can include:
- Park ranger, environmental consultant/technician, conservation officer, environmental researcher, resource management adviser/consultant
On completion of the NZ Diploma in Environmental Management (Terrestrial strand) [Level 5] you may choose to study the NZ Diploma in Environmental Management (Terrestrial strand) [Level 6], after which, EIT has arrangements for those who want to continue study for an environmental science or management degree.
There are two entry dates per year:
Entry with Credit
Academic Learning Services
Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.
We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.
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EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels. Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study. Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.
You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally. Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact email@example.com or call in for a chat.