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Environmental Science (Research)

24 months
33856 AUD/year
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With a focus on the major environmental challenges that currently face the world, University of New England’s Master of Environmental Science (Research) provides you with the opportunity to work alongside world-class scientists to produce original research and develop specialist knowledge in your field.


University of New England is one of Australia' leading providers in environmental science. With our state-of-the-art facilities and team of world class scientists, we address some of the major world environmental challenges such as food security, pollution, climate change and conserving threatened species. 

You can contribute to UNE's body of internationally-recognised research with the Master of Environmental Science (Research) — a program of independent, supervised research designed to foster your development as a research professional.

Career outcomes

The Australian Government predicts strong future growth in environmental science. With specialised discipline knowledge and research experience, your skills will be in demand for roles in:

  • research and higher education
  • local, state or federal environmental, planning and land agencies
  • environmental consultancy
  • soil conservation
  • biodiversity conservation
  • natural resources management.

Programme Structure

Course structure:

  • The candidate shall present for examination a thesis in a format approved by the Committee embodying the results of the MEnvSc(Res) work.
  • The thesis, exclusive of appendices, shall not exceed 30,000 words. In special cases these limits may be exceeded on the recommendation of the Principal Supervisor and Head of School and approval of the Committee.
  • A thesis must be in English unless the Committee has approved otherwise.
  • The sources from which the information is derived, the extent to which the work of others has been used and to which the assistance of individuals, associations or institutions has been obtained, must be acknowledged generally in a preface, specifically in notes, a bibliography or appendices, and must be, throughout the thesis, shown clearly and fully by appropriate references.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code 000448A 

The Committee may, on the recommendation of the relevant Head of School, admit to candidature into the course for the degree of Master of Environmental Science (Research) (MEnvSc(Res)) an applicant who:

  • (a) has a degree of Bachelor in a Science discipline with at least second class honours (AQF Level 8) or equivalent; or
  • (b) has a degree at AQF Level 7 or equivalent and has adequate relevant preparation since graduation. Adequate relevant preparation may be gained by an approved academic course, professional training, during an occupation or through peer reviewed publications.

Tuition Fee

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    33856 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33856 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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