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About

This Marine and Antarctic Science program from University of Tasmania is the only masters degree in the world which uniquely combines marine science with a focus on the southern ocean and Antarctica.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You’ll have access to industry-leading facilities at the Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and internationally recognised experts to help you kick-start your career.

The Marine and Antarctic Science program from University of Tasmania provides:

  • Practical skills alongside theoretical studies to broaden your experience and give you the edge when it comes to employment
  • More than lectures, labs and tutorials with study trip units that take learning to the Southern Ocean and into Australia's largest fisheries, aquaculture and seafood industries
  • Contacts, work experience and research links in Australia's largest fisheries and aquaculture industries (based in Tasmania)
  • Access to our international partner organisations and internationally recognised marine science organisations based in Tasmania
  • One year project, individual research-based thesis or group industry-relevant project

Career outcomes

The University's Institute of Marine and Antarctic Science (IMAS) provides our students with access to some of the world's leading research facilities giving you the best career foundation.

With an annual value to Australia of approximately $40 billion and growing, graduates from the University of Tasmania are highly sought-after in a range of fields. The commercial fishing and aquaculture industry directly employs 7000 people in Australia and Tasmania is the country's largest commercial operator in this area.

The degree allows graduates to pursue exciting careers in marine and climate research, fisheries management, aquaculture, non-governmental organisations, environmental governance and all levels of government from local to global.

The skills and knowledge you gain places you in a prime position to have a real impact on practices, processes and policies on a local, national or worldwide scale.

Our degrees provide graduates with specialised skills and an educational experience centred on ecological sustainability. Once graduated, students are able to contribute to the sustainable management of the marine environment, thereby increasing the total quality of life as described in Australia's National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Marine and Antarctic Science
  • Literature Review
  • Fisheries Management
  • Sustainable Aquaculture
  • Seafood Science
  • Marine Biology
  • Governance and Policy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
50
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

200 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
50
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Tasmania and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 096366J

  • Admission to most postgraduate coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies, meet any prerequisite subjects, and meet English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.
  • To be admitted to study the Master of Marine and Antarctic Science you will need an Australian Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent qualification at a recognised tertiary institution completed to a standard of achievement that is deemed acceptable by the College with a major in life sciences (such as biology, chemistry, environmental science, zoology, plant science, marine biology, ecology etc).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40649 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 81298 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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