Master of Marine Science and Management

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

This innovative program is offered in partnership with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS), the University of Technology Sydney, the University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney. It is unique in Australia, and gives students in-depth knowledge in a range of disciplines in marine science and management. Study at up to three of the four participating universities. Students enrol at one of the partner universities where they complete six of eight subjects. Two of the remaining subjects can be chosen from a list of electives across all participating universities. The core subject involves a seminar series at the newly built teaching facilities at SIMS taught by leading Australian and international marine scientists. The unit culminates in a research project taking advantage of the Australian Integrated Marine Observing System database.

Designed for

Students seeking a broad base in marine science as qualification for entry into the field including those wishing to gain new and specialised skills in a range of theoretical and practical applications or professionals looking to extend their knowledge


48 credit points at 800 level or above


  • Marine science and management

Standard entry requirements

  • Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent in science, marine science, or a related discipline
  • A GPA of 4.50 (out of 7.00)

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Ryde
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

This course is available for internal and external study.

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