What's your environmental specialty? At the OEP, you can choose one of our 11 named specialisations or tailor your own.
Arguably the biggest environmental challenge facing the globe, climate change mitigation and adaptation require a multidisciplinary understanding of the issues affecting the climate.
Conservation and Restoration
Biodiversity loss is one of the key environmental challenges globally. In this stream, you'll learn strategies for conserving and restoring the natural world.
Understanding the complex relationship between development processes and the natural environment in urban and rural contexts is crucial to sustainable societies.
Education and Social Change
Creating sustainable societies depends on fostering social change.
Energy Efficiency Modelling and Implementation
Understanding how to implement energy efficient measures in buildings is key to managing energy security, climate change and ensuring sustainable practices.
Environment and Public Health
Understanding the intersection between health and the environment is essential as clean air, fresh water, a safe climate, food security and biodiversity -- our life support system – become increasingly stressed.
Environmental Management and Science
An interdisciplinary perspective on how science can help understand and address environmental management problems.
Governance Policy and Markets
Effectively communicating positive change through regulation, better governance and the media is critical in shaping our environmental future.
Integrated Water Catchment Management
Water catchments are under increasing threat due to climate change and fluctuating weather conditions and professionals with skills in their management are in high demand.
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
Understanding the complex relationships between cities and the agricultural and natural environments on which they depend.
Waste is more than what people throw in the bin. There are numerous waste streams that can have a damaging environmental impact.
Passionate about a specific interdisciplinary niche? Design a study plan to fit your interests
Alongside these specialisations, there are groups of subjects with related learning outcomes that can help you:
- Identify elective subjects that will help you develop specific professional skills
- Identify elective subjects that will help you build knowledge in an area that is not the focus of any specialisation