• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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We offer a bachelor degree in Environmental Management at Lincoln University Canterbury. An industry-proven, multi-disciplinary degree, it equips students with the critical thinking and practical knowledge relevant to an exciting range of industries and sectors.

Key Features 

  • Learn crucial principles, strategies, tools and methods for effective environmental management, and be able to apply them in different contexts. 
  • This is ideal for those who want to understand the connections between social, economic and environmental issues and who have a ‘can do’ attitude to help address them.


The BEM provides a good academic background for gaining professional certification from the New Zealand Association for Resource Management (NZARM) and the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ). Note: BEM is not in itself an accreditation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Economies and Markets
  • Land, People and Economies
  • Society, Culture and Environment
  • Ecology I: New Zealand Ecology and Conservation
  • Land Surfaces, Water and Structures
  • Chemistry 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • NCEA level 3 (i.e. a minimum of 60 credits at level 3 or above plus 20 credits at level 2 or above); and
  • A minimum of 12 credits at level 3 or higher in each of three approved subjects (this applies to 2020 only. In other years, 14 credits in each of three approved subjects is required); and
  • Literacy – 5 reading credits and 5 writing credits at Level 2 or higher from standards on the NZQA list of university entrance literacy standards; and
  • Numeracy – 10 credits from standards on the NZQA list of numeracy standards

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22411 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4721 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4721 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • National students: 6,700 NZD
  • International students: 31,800 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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