24 months
47754 AUD/year
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The Environmental Science program at the Australian National University helps you shape a sustainable future for our plane. You’ll be studying at one of the top 10 universities in the world for environmental science, developing your breadth of knowledge in environmental science and its applications.  


In the Master of Environmental Science from Australian National University you will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of environmental science across the biological, environmental and ecological and earth sciences, and to focus your learning in one of these three discipline areas. 

    Learning Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate both a broad knowledge base in the environmental sciences and depth of knowledge in aspects of one or more of environmental biology, environmental earth science, and environmental and ecological science
  • Independently apply their advanced knowledge and analytical, research, teamwork, and oral and written communication skills in professional practice in the environmental sciences
  • Effectively communicate knowledge and understanding in the environmental sciences to both specialist and non-specialist audiences

Employment Opportunities

If you’d like to increase your scientific and professional expertise to enhance your career opportunities in many aspects of environmental science, this is the degree for you.

Graduates of the Master of Environmental Science forge careers in environmental science research organisations, environmental and natural resource management, industry or environment-related policy roles. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plants: Genes to Environment
  • Plant Functional Diversity: Genomes to Biomes
  • Population Ecology
  • Principles of Genetics 
  • Field Studies in Behavioural Ecology
  • Biosecurity 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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96 alternative credits


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General requirements

CRICOS: 082297K 

  • At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry. 
  • Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0, with at least 8 courses in a cognate area.

Tuition Fee

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    47754 AUD/year
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Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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