Learn to assess environmental problems and protect and preserve our natural taonga through your choice of a postgraduate programme in Environmental Science. The Environmental Science programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .
Manage human impact
Many of New Zealand’s primary industries have an undeniable impact on the environment agriculture, mining, forestry and fisheries all leave their mark on the planet we live on. Introduced predators pose threats to native wildlife and ecosystems.
As a Master of Environmental Science student you’ll spend time on the ground, doing fieldwork like monitoring the quality of waterways, soil or air. Gain an understanding of the tools and techniques that can help mitigate the human impact on the environment. And learn to analyse complex data sets, draw conclusions, and communicate scientific results to effect policy and regulatory change.
- Thesis in Environmental Science
- Topics in Environmental Science
- Environmental Science Research Essay
- Physical Basis of Climate Change
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesEnvironmental Economics & Policy Natural Sciences Environmental Sciences View 43 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in New Zealand
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree with at least a B average in a relevant subjectYou may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.
International42801 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42801 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National10592 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10592 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
- Estimated international : NZ$59,171 for the full programme
- Estimated domestic : NZ$14,643 for the full programme
Living costs for Wellington
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.