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Environmental Science - Marine and Coastal Management

The University of Western Australia

24 months
40700 AUD/year
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The Environmental Science - Marine and Coastal Management course from The University of Western Australia seeks to create sought after professionals who have the knowledge and practical skills to manage and solve environmental challenges, from local to global, now and into the future. 

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The Environmental Science - Marine and Coastal Management course from The University of Western Australia is highly inter-disciplinary, providing students with a rigorous understanding of environmental processes, in parallel to studies in environmental policy and management approaches. 

Throughout the course students gain important skills in data analysis and interpretation, lab and field methods, plus GIS and remote sensing. Importantly, you will become an innovative thinker who can critically assess advanced research in your chosen area of specialisation, and integrate this with your knowledge of policy and cutting-edge technologies, to identify solutions for ensuring the long-term sustainability of our environment.

Career Pathways

Graduates from the Master of Environmental Science find employment in a range of areas including environmental consulting firms, Commonwealth and state agencies responsible for the environment, water, conservation, agriculture and food, and primary industries. Other employers are private sector firms working in the resources sector and non-government organisations. Our specialisations have been designed in consultation with the industry to ensure graduates are highly competent and sought-after in their chosen field.  One of the fastest growing areas of demand within the environmental sciences is for professionals with expertise in Geographical Information Science and how this can be applied to support environmental management. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Coastal Processes 
  • Coastal Conservation and Management 
  • Geographic Information Systems Applications 
  • Assessing Environmental Quality 
  • The Indian Ocean Environment 
  • The Conduct, Ethics and Communication of Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 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


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

  • a bachelor's degree, or equivalent as recognised by UWA; and 
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; and
  • met the prerequisite for the chosen specialisation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 81400 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.

National Commonwealth supported students: $8,747.06

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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