Master of Environmental Science

Australian National University (ANU)

The Master of Environmental Science cultivates students who are able to draw on diverse disciplinary perspectives underpinned by three foundations: environmental science, policy, and management. This program is ideal for those wishing to develop breadth in environmental science and its applications, and depth in aspects of one or more of the biological, Earth and environmental and ecological sciences. Students will have the opportunity to develop a strong suite of career-relevant skills by working with stakeholders and applying what they have learnt in the field. Graduates find careers in forestry, natural resource management, and science.

Course Fee:

Australian: $61,440
International: $87,360

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA of 5.0/7.0 and at least 8 courses in cognate disciplines (Biology, Earth Science, Ecology, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science); English language requirements

Structure:

The program requires the completion of 96 units, of which a minimum of 24 units must come from completion of 8000-level courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental Biology; Environmental and ecological science; Environmental earth science

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit. Students may chose to exit after completion of 24 units with a Graduate Certificate, or after 48 units with a Graduate Diploma.

Further information:

For more information please visit: https://science.anu.edu.au/study/master-degrees/master-environmental-science

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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