Master On Campus

Environmental Science

Murdoch University

12 months
33360 AUD/year
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Gain the specialised knowledge you need to investigate, assess and manage environmental challenges from scientific, technical, social and policy perspectives. The Environmental Science MEnvSc program is offered at Murdoch University.


Effective management of human interactions with the environment requires thorough understanding of the inter-relationships between land, water, air, biota and people. As an environmental professional, you’ll need a clear understanding of the procedures and skills involved in investigating complex environmental issues in different settings such as urban, mining, agriculture, marine and freshwater.

Improve your awareness of environmental issues from different perspectives so you are best equipped to find solutions that consider the technical, social and political needs in any scenario. You’ll gain specific knowledge in areas of particular interest to your current role, or the field you are aspiring to move into.

Become a leader in environmental professional practice by gaining the interdisciplinary scientific and policy skills required to deal with today’s complex environmental problems, and be able to contribute to continuing improvement in environmental management practices.

Your career

Our students have successfully gained employment in the public and private sectors, including the consulting industry in Australia and internationally.

After completing this Environmental Science MEnvSc program offered at Murdoch University, you will be able to pursue careers in more senior positions in environmental consulting, monitoring and management, gain employment in the resources sector or work in technical or research roles in federal, state and local government departments with portfolios in environment, water, energy and mining, agriculture, nature conservation, biodiversity, coastal management and planning, or their international counterparts.

Careers could include:

  • Senior Environmental Consultant
  • Senior Environmental Project Coordinator
  • Senior Environmental Scientist – Impact Assessment and Management
  • Senior Environmental Officer
  • Environmental Campaign Director.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Policy for the 21 st Century
  • Environmental Science Masters Project
  • Advanced Research Methods for Scientists
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Climate Change Adaptation: Ecosystems and Societies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 081028F

  • Completion of the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Assessment and Management or Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science or Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science (AQF Level 8), or an equivalent graduate course in a closely related field of education; or equivalent training.
  • Minimum of GPA of 2.0 is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33360 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported 

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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.

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