Graduate Certificate in Environmental Design

    • CRICOS Code: 098249J

    How to apply

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    Please ensure that you meet all the admissions requirements for the program you are applying for and follow the checklist below to apply.

    1. Completion of an undergraduate degree

    Applicants must have completed:

    an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline (e.g. Architecture, Engineering (Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Environmental), Design, Science (Physics), Environment), with at least an H3 (65%) weighted average, or equivalent;


    an undergraduate degree in any discipline with at least an H3 (65%) weighted average, or equivalent; and two years of documented professional work experience since graduation related to the degree.

    Related experience: building designer, environmental planner, construction project manager, environmental/sustainability project officer, building sustainability/energy efficiency assessor or built environment consultant with an environmental/sustainability focus.

    2. Submission of academic results

    Provide an original or copy of your academic transcript together with a grading scale used by the University (or Faculty/Department) where you completed your undergraduate degree.

    Please ensure any transcripts for studies completed as part of a study abroad/exchange program are included as well as transcripts for subjects transferred/credited towards your degree.

    If you have completed your Bachelor degree at the University of Melbourne you do not need to submit a hard copy of your results.

    3. English language

    Domestic applicants who have not completed previous studies in Australia may need to satisfy the University's English Language requirements.

    4. Personal statement

    Applications for the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Design require a personal statement of up to 500 words outlining prior study, work experience, and motivation to undertake the program.

    Your statement can be uploaded via the online application system.

    Read about personal statements and how they are assessed.

    5. Application dates

    Final application deadline dates are as follows:

    • Semester 2, 2019: apply by 31 May 2019

    Semester start dates are available in the Academic Calendar

    If you are a domestic student, you should hear within 4 weeks of submission of your complete application (including all supporting documentation).

    Late applications may be accepted in special circumstances.

    Before you apply

    1. Completion of an undergraduate degree
    2. Submission of academic results
    3. Satisfy the University's English language requirements
    4. Submit a personal statement
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