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Master of Environmental Science
Master of Environmental Science

Master of Environmental Science

  • ID:UWA610189
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$40,700.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$40,700.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$79,995.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree, or equivalent as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;

and

(c) met the prerequisite for the chosen specialisation

(2) For the Environmental Management or Environmental Economics specialisations an applicant must have completed prior studies at a tertiary level in either science, engineering, economics, natural resource management, urban and regional planning, or policy studies; or a related cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA

(3) For the Catchments and Water or Environmental Rehabilitation or Sensing and Data Science specialisations an applicant must have completed prior studies at a tertiary level in either earth, environmental, engineering, biological or physical sciences; or a related cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA

(4) For the Marine and Coastal specialisation an applicant must have completed prior studies at a tertiary level in either marine, environmental, engineering, biological or physical sciences; or a related cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

The course is highly inter-disciplinary, providing students with a rigorous understanding of environmental processes, in parallel to studies in environmental policy and management approaches. Throughout the course students gain important skills in data analysis and interpretation, lab and field methods, plus GIS and remote sensing. Importantly, you will become an innovative thinker who can critically assess advanced research in your chosen area of specialisation, and integrate this with your knowledge of policy and cutting-edge technologies, to identify solutions for ensuring the long-term sustainability of our environment.

CRICOS CODE: 074951G

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Course structure details

Core

Take all units (12 points):

  • ENVT4421 Fundamentals of Environmental Management (6)

  • ENVT4422 Research Methods in Environmental Science (6)

Option

For students in course by coursework only take 12 points.

  • SCIE5004 Professional Skills in Science (6)

  • SCIE5005 Science in Practice (6)

Option

For student in course by coursework and dissertation only, take all units (24 points):

  • SCIE5571 Dissertation Part 1 (6)

  • SCIE5572 Dissertation Part 2 (6)

  • SCIE5573 Dissertation Part 3 (6)

  • SCIE5574 Dissertation Part 4 (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Environmental Consultant

  • Environmental Manager

  • Environmental Scientist

  • Geographer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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