• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
This Applied Science (Environmental Management and Spatial Science) at University of Tasmania provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in Environmental Management, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, and Geography. 


Society requires skilled people with the knowledge and capacity to provide innovative solutions to a complex challenges in environmental management – the use of spatial data and technologies is central to approaching these challenges over coming decades. We offer:

  • a unique Master's degree that fills the niche between environmental management and spatial sciences building knowledge and skills that are in high demand by industry and government;
  • a supportive teaching environment with a low student/staff ratio;
  • a dynamic academic and professional team made up of people actively involved in world leading research; and
  • use of leading-edge field and computing equipment.

Graduate outcomes for this Applied Science (Environmental Management and Spatial Science) at University of Tasmania:

  • identify the complex relationships between scientific approaches to environmental issues and political, social, economic, and ethical perspectives on the environment;
  • resolve questions in geography and environmental studies by ethical means, applying evidence-based knowledge and research techniques, including those associated with field work;
  • be familiar with various sources of spatial data and methods of spatial data collection, understand key data quality issues, and understand the processes required to effectively import, manage, visualise, and present spatial datasets;

understand the processes required to combine various sources of data for spatial analysis, and undertake spatial analyses in commonly used GIS and remote sensing software;

demonstrate an ability to develop a research proposal and carry out  independent research in environmental and spatial sciences;

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Geography of Australia's Asian Neighbours
  • Earth, Climate and Life
  • Natural Environment Field Techniques
  • Environmental Management
  • Landscape Evolution and Geoheritage Conservation
  • Fire, Weeds and Ferals: Conserving Nature in Protected Areas
  • Conserving Nature in Landscapes

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend 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.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

The Master of Applied Science may be completed in 3 or 4 semesters depending on level of qualifications on entry, and discipline preparedness of the specific candidate. Applicants must demonstrate their qualification(s) were conferred no longer than 10 years previously.

3 Semester Prerequisites

  • Bachelor degree in a science field with a major in Environmental Management and Spatial Sciences.

4 Semester Prerequisites

  • Bachelor degree in a science related area, and some background (e.g. minor sequence) in Environmental Management and Spatial Sciences.
CRICOS: 081319F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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