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Master of Environmental Science

  • Masters (Coursework)

With an emphasis on transdisciplinary knowledge, you will study a range of topics within the School of Environment.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
18 months full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$9,565 per year

About this course

With an emphasis on transdisciplinary knowledge, you will study a range of topics within the School of Environment. Areas the programme focuses on include water-use and governance, air and water quality, ecosystem ecology, environmental modelling and analysis, climate change, and resource management. Graduates of the MEnvSci will have developed the crucial conceptual and practical skills required of professional environmental scientists in research and industry.

Study locations

City

Course structure

All students are initially enrolled in the taught stream. Transfer to the Research stream is possible after the first Semester.

180-point taught masters

  • At least 90 points from:

ENVSCI 701 Research Practice in Environmental Science
ENVSCI 702 Applied Estuarine Ecology
ENVSCI 703 Research Topics in Environmental Science
ENVSCI 704 Modelling of Environmental Systems
ENVSCI 705 Environmental Data Analysis
ENVSCI 706 Special Topic
ENVSCI 707 Directed Study in Environmental Science
ENVSCI 713 Air Quality and Atmospheric Processes
ENVSCI 714 Water Quality Science
ENVSCI 716 Aquatic Ecological Assessment
ENVSCI 733 Biodiversity Management and Conservation
ENVSCI 734 Restoration and Landscape Ecology
ENVSCI 737 Applied Terrestrial Ecology
ENVSCI 738 Water and Society

  • Up to a further 45 points from:

EARTHSCI 705 Geohazards
EARTHSCI 720 Geochemistry of our World
GEOG 730 Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future
GEOG 745 Applied Fluvial Geomorphology
GEOG 746 Applied Coastal Geomorphology
GEOG 748 Current Issues in Coastal Management
GEOG 749 Climate and Society
GEOG 771 Spatial Analysis and Geocomputation
ENVMGT 742 Social Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
ENVMGT 744 Resource Management
MARINE 703 Marine Protected Areas or approved 700 level courses

180-point research masters

  • 30 points:

ENVSCI 701 Research Practice in Environmental Science
ENVSCI 705 Environmental Data Analysis

  • At least 30 points from:

ENVSCI 702 Applied Estuarine Ecology
ENVSCI 703 Research Topics in Environmental Science
ENVSCI 704 Modelling of Environmental Systems
ENVSCI 706 Special Topic
ENVSCI 707 Directed Study in Environmental Science
ENVSCI 711 Assessing Environmental Effects
ENVSCI 713 Air Quality and Atmospheric Processes
ENVSCI 714 Water Quality Science
ENVSCI 716 Aquatic Ecological Assessment
ENVSCI 733 Biodiversity Management and Conservation
ENVSCI 734 Restoration and Landscape Ecology
ENVSCI 737 Applied Terrestrial Ecology
ENVSCI 738 Water and Society

  • Up to a further 30 points from:

EARTHSCI 705 Geohazards
EARTHSCI 720 Geochemistry of our World
GEOG 730 Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future
GEOG 745 Applied Fluvial Geomorphology
GEOG 746 Applied Coastal Geomorphology
GEOG 748 Current Issues in Coastal Management
GEOG 749 Climate and Society
GEOG 771 Spatial Analysis and Geocomputation
ENVMGT 742 Social Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
ENVMGT 744 Resource Management
MARINE 703 Marine Protected Areas or other approved 700 level courses