18 months
27133 USD/year
5622 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Gain the specialist knowledge and skills to contribute solutions to issues associated with ongoing and rapid change in the earth’s environmental systems with this Environmental Science from University of Auckland.

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With an emphasis on transdisciplinary knowledge, you will study a range of topics within the School of Environment. Areas the programme focuses on include water-use and governance, air and water quality, ecosystem ecology, environmental modelling and analysis, climate change, and resource management.

Graduates of the MEnvSci will have developed the crucial conceptual and practical skills required of professional environmental scientists in research and industry.


This Environmental Science from University of Auckland is an advanced qualification in environmental science. You will gain the fundamental and essential skills for a career in industry or research in the field of environmental science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Practice in Environmental Science
  • Applied Estuarine Ecology
  • Research Topics in Environmental Science
  • Modelling of Environmental Systems
  • Environmental Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in Science from a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III in Environmental Science, or a related subject such as Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Geography and Geology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27133 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27133 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    5622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5622 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,530.80 – $9,274.80
  • International: NZ$41,167


Are you an international student considering studying at the University of Auckland or already studying here? You may be eligible for a scholarship.

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