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Master of Environmental Science and Management University of New England (UNE)

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Summary

The Master of Environmental Science and Management is a coursework and research-based program designed to equip environmental scientists with specialist or multi-disciplinary professional knowledge in conceptual, scientific and field and laboratory technical competencies related to environmental science and natural resources management.

The program involves advanced postgraduate training for graduates who have an appropriate first degree for a career in environmental science and management, environmental protection, consultancy, and industries such as mining and agriculture. The program is also particularly valuable for candidates who are currently employed as resources managers and wish to upgrade their qualifications for either professional or academic reasons.

Career Opportunities

Well-qualified graduates can seek out opportunities in non-government and government programs in soil conservation, endangered species conservation, water resources management, biodiversity conservation, pollution control, environmental management, and natural resources management. Graduates are also qualified for employment in research organisations such as CSIRO, universities, environmental protection agencies and with environmental planning consultants.

Course Aims

This is a coursework and research-based program designed to equip environmental scientists with specialist or multi-disciplinary professional knowledge in conceptual, scientific and field and laboratory technical competencies related to environmental science and natural resources management. Specialisation in a discipline is available through the completion of the capstone unit and research project.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate through their own practice and research a mastery of scientific knowledge that includes knowledge of recent developments in environmental science and natural resource management, established knowledge and practices and specialised skills in a chosen discipline;
  • demonstrate through their own practice and research mastery of technical competencies in the field, laboratory and professional workplace related to environmental science and natural resources management; and knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to environmental science and natural resource management;
  • demonstrate mastery of a body of scientific knowledge by planning and executing a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of research that integrates their own research findings with the current body of disciplinary knowledge/paradigms; and demonstrating a capacity to make original contributions to scientific knowledge;
  • conduct a research investigation under academic supervision in a research environment by critically analysing a complex problem, identify research questions, and apply established theories to their research question; justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences; and analysing, interpreting and critically evaluating research findings;
  • be effective communicators of environmental science by communicating scientific ideas and research findings to specialist and non-specialist audiences using a variety of written and oral communication modes;

CRICOS

000446C

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Environmental Science and Management.

Full Time (1 or 1.5 or 2 years)

Tuition fees

A$33,856.00 (16,07,171) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

29-Jun-20

Venue

University of New England (UNE)

Armidale Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND,

New South Wales,

2351, Australia

Online/Distance (1 or 1.5 or 2 Years Full-time; Up to 6 years Part-time)

Tuition fees

A$33,856.00 (16,07,171) per year

The given fee for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

29-Jun-20

Venue

University of New England (UNE)

Armidale Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND,

New South Wales,

2351, Australia

Entry requirement for international students

A candidate shall:

(a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or

(b) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a relevant discipline; or

(c) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline.

Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to:

  • Botany
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Zoology

An IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5; or equivalent TOEFL score of at least 213 in the computer-based test; or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component; or a PTE Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50.

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