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Environmental Science
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)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$76,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$76,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
Estimated Total/program:
$107,140.00
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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 specialisation 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 Environmental Data 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

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

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.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Manager
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geographer

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