Master of Science - Water Resource Management

Flinders University

This degree aims to provide students with an understanding of the issues facing water resource managers, an advanced interdisciplinary knowledge in this field, and the ability to strategically assess ways of addressing these issues. Flinders University is home to the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, the largest centre specialising in groundwater education and research in the southern hemisphere.

Course Fee:

Australian: $47,002
International: $66,000

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline of science and engineering; or hold the Graduate Diploma in Science (Water Resources Management) from Flinders University or equivalent qualification.


This is a 72 unit program where students complete six core (compulsory) topics; either a minor research project or a major research project; and option topics chosen from a range of option topics available. These topics aim to provide students the overview as well as the depth of knowledge and application of skills in the different aspects of water resources management including project management and integrated water management, and becoming professionally aware through quality interaction with industry leaders.

Subjects you can Study:

Water resource management

Study Pathways:

Students with a Bachelor Honours degree in a similar discipline may receive up to 36 units of credit.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Natural Resource Manager,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Full time 2 years
Bedford Park No info Yes Part time 4 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 24,700 students, with over 4,500 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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