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What will I learn?

Be able to handle complexity and uncertainty

Do you have a bachelor degree or extensive industry experience and want to increase your employability or change your career?

Modern environment and natural resource management requires the integration of social, environmental and economic research. It also requires a capacity to handle complexity and uncertainty and the application of different methods of analysis and different approaches to governance and community engagement.

This coursework masters degree addresses these needs by providing important core studies and flexibility in choice of elective studies that will enhance their skills and knowledge in the broad discipline of environment and sustainability. Adaptation to climate change and sustainability science are emphasised in global and regional contexts in this specialisation.

You will have the opportunity to decide between two different pathways of study in your masters degree:

Research Project track — the Research Project track equips you with research skills and allows you to develop a research thesis through a project in your chosen disciplinary application area.

Research Training track — the Research Training track allows you to develop your research capability and gain specialised cognitive and technical skills to prepare for a professional career in science.

Career outcomes

Graduates with a degree in environment and sustainability science can work in a magnitude of careers. In fact, a lot of professionals in a broad range of industries now require an understanding of sustainability. But those wanting to specialise in the field can use this program to kick-start a career in the growing field of resource and environmental management … what are you waiting for?

Other majors

Other specialisations of the Master of Science include: Agricultural Science, Applied Climate Science, Applied Data Science, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Statistics and Sport and Exercise.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences

CRICOS

078596M

Study options

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$37,600.00 (20,68,207) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in an approved discipline, or equivalent. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.5 (or better)(no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) score of 570 (with a minimum Test of Written English score TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 230 (with an essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)/ C1 Advanced or Proficiency (CPE)/C2 Proficiency with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

For international students

3-year Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent.
or
equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure.

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.5 (or better) (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) - 570 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 230 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) - 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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