About The Course
The course 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 Environmental Science course at The University of Western Australia 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.
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.
The 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.
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- Fundamentals of Environmental Management
- Research Methods in Environmental Science
- Professional Skills in Environmental Science
- Environmental Science in Practice
- Geographic Information Systems Applications
- Assessing Environmental Quality
- Catchment Fundamentals
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesEarth Sciences Sustainable Development Environmental Sciences View 65 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- a bachelor's degree, or equivalent as recognised by UWA;
- the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
- met the prerequisite for the chosen specialisation.
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International39100 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 78200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
Domestic Average Annual Fee - $9,094.47 (Commonwealth supported students).
Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.