From computational astrophysics to dynamical meteorology, geochemistry to x-ray optics, the Master of Science at Monash University provides ample opportunities for you to develop a passion and determination for original thought, new perspectives and make connections with people in both academia and industry.
For example, the specialisations in Atmospheric and Earth Sciences are delivered in cooperation with the Victorian Institute of Earth and Planetary Sciences (VIEPS) – offering you unparalleled access to the academic expertise of, collaboration and industry engagement opportunities with VIEPS members.
Pathways and outcomes
This Master’s provides a wealth of professional employment opportunities across four disciplines: Astrophysics, Atmospheric Science, Earth Science, Physics. It can also be used to prepare students for a PhD.
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Programme StructureCourse structure
- The course comprises 96 points structured into four parts, Part A. Advanced studies, Part B. Research project, Part C. Extended studies, and Part D. Advanced research project. All students complete Part C and Part D.
- Depending upon prior qualifications students may receive credit for Part A and Part B.
- Students admitted at entry level 1 complete 96 points, comprising Part A, Part B, Part C and Part D.
- Students admitted at entry level 2 complete 48 points, comprising Part C and Part D.
- Standard duration is two years full time, four years part time. Students have a maximum of four years to complete the course.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Either a bachelors degree requiring at least four years of full-time study, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an honours degree class I, IIA or upper IIB (with an overall mark of at least 65 or above) level; or
- a course leading to a level rated by the relevant school, faculty and central university committees as equivalent to an honours class I, IIA or upper IIB (with an overall mark of at least 65 or above) degree; or
- a masters degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, at least equivalent to an honours degree (a 'significant research component' in a masters degree will vary from discipline to discipline).
International44500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 44500 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National36000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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.
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