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Master of Ocean Leadership

The University of Western Australia

18 months
58266 AUD/year
44133 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Ocean Leadership at The University of Western Australia provides graduates from any field with ocean-related leadership skills and expertise across marine science, engineering, law, resource economics and environmental management.  


Students will be equipped to work in multidisciplinary contexts to lead and contribute to effective teams. The course is a highly interactive program designed to be flexible and challenging for professionals and recent graduates alike.

The Master of Ocean Leadership at The University of Western Australia is aimed at those working in areas that involve detailed knowledge of the ocean environment and marine resources, as well as their management and regulation. The course is designed to meet the needs of undergraduate students with a passion for solving oceans problems and working for marine resource companies, government and regulatory agencies, renewable energy initiatives, marine NGOs, aquaculture ventures and the fisheries sector.

Career Pathways 

The combination of marine knowledge and management, with strategic leadership skills is designed to produce graduates that meet the needs of employers across a range of industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management 
  • Oceans Governance 
  • Ocean Hazards  
  • Strategic Leadership for the Blue Economy 
  • The Indian Ocean Environment 
  • Working with Multiple Disciplines 
  • Ocean Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 096270F   

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    58266 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 87400 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    44133 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 66200 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.

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.


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