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Master of Environment
Master of Environment

Master of Environment

  • ID:GU610402
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$48,109.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Environment, a student must hold:

  • a Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with applicants normally having achieved a minimum GPA of 4.5 (using a 7.0 scale) in the Bachelor degree

  • OR a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with applicants normally having achieved a minimum GPA of 4.5 (using a 7.0 scale) in the Bachelor degree (these students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the program)

  • OR the Graduate Certificate in Environment (these students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the program)

  • OR a Bachelor Honours degree in Environmental Science from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing (these students will be eligible for 80 credit points of advanced standing towards the program).

Study option

If you do not meet the academic entry criteria, you may be able to study the Masters Qualifying Program (9354) and qualify for entry into this Masters degree.

English Requirements

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

 

Course Information

This degree provides training for people who wish to help to make society more sustainable. It also provides opportunities for those who want to move into more senior management positions. You will develop the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, to contribute to policy-making processes and to run environmental management systems.

Specialisations

  • Climate Change Adaptation

  • Economics and Policy

  • Environmental Planning (Nathan on-campus only)

  • Environmental Protection

  • Sustainable Business

CRICOS CODE: 083206K

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Foundation courses

Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science must complete the following courses (students who hold a Bachelor or Bachelor Honours degree in Environmental Science are not required to complete the foundation courses):

Course

  • Environment and Development - 7461ENV

  • Environmental Economics - 7401ENV

  • Environmental Management - 7306ENV (not offered from 2021)

  • Environmental Management Systems - 7407ENG

  • Listed elective

  • Environmental Pollution - 7421ENV

Core courses

Students must complete the following courses:

Course

  • Research Design and Methods - 7161ESC OR FutureLearn Program: Research Methods

  • Exploring the Literature - 7181ESC (capstone course) (see Note 1&2)

  • One major

Options

Students must complete 60 credit points from the following options:

Course

  • Second major

  • Listed electives

  • Listed electives

  • Dissertation (see below)

  • Listed electives

Majors

  • Climate Change Adaptation

  • Economics and Policy

  • Environmental Planning

  • Environmental Protection

  • Sustainable Business

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Climate Change Adaptation: You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work in the areas of environmental climate change and policy-making. You may find work in the public sector, business or community organisations as an environmental assessment officer, project officer, project manager or policy officer.

Economics and Policy: Addressing the challenge of sustainability has created employment opportunities in environmental economics and policy making across the business, government and community sectors. You may find work as a policy officer, policy advisor, environmental assessment officer or management consultant.

Environmental Protection: You will be equipped with the essential skills in environmental protection policy and practice needed to work in consulting firms and in government agencies, such as the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, and the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service. Your work will be focused on improving environmental management, quarantine and biosecurity outcomes in careers such as environmental monitoring and compliance officer, environmental assessment officer or project officer.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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