Master of Science

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This program is particularly useful for graduates in one scientific discipline wishing to study another area of science, or students seeking employment in a multidisciplinary science environment. Major areas of study are Computer Science, Mathematical Sciences, Industrial Engineering, Dryland Agricultural Systems, Environmental Biology and Management, Sustainable Aquaculture, Geophysics and Sustainability Management. The course recognises the multidisciplinary nature of many current areas of science and technology and its application in solving real world problems. Several major research project units within the course provide students with opportunities to develop high levels of communication and research skills whilst developing a deeper understanding in a specific area of interest.

Designed for

This program is designed for students with a Science undergraduate pass degree intending to broaden and extend their academic and research background in science and technology.


This course has a choice of 9 Majors 400 credit points each.


  • Computer science
  • Dryland agricultural systems
  • Engineering-industrial
  • Environmental biology and management
  • Geophysics
  • Industrial engineering
  • Mathematical sciences
  • Sustainable aquaculture
  • Water quality and supply systems

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in science or an approved equivalent. Students are required to have achieved competency in their chosen major area of study to the level of second year in a related BSc. An Honours degree in science or relevant Graduate Diploma is a prerequisite for direct entry into the second year of this course.

Study pathways

Applications for Credit for Recognised Learning are assessed on an individual basis. Graduates may qualify for entry to Doctoral degrees.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $53,800
International: $74,800
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Further information

Curtin Course Code: MC-SCNCE

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