The University of Melbourne

Master of Geoscience

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The minerals, energy, geotechnical and environmental geoscience sectors remain some of the world’s most significant industries.To take your place in these industries, you’ll need the type of advanced, specialised knowledge that the Master of Geoscience provides.You’ll take intensive specialised subjects in geoscience, but also round out your skill set with business and leadership subjects, all taught by leading academics and industry professionals.


The Master of Geoscience is a 200-point course, made up of:First-year Core Subjects (50pts);Second-year Core Subjects (25pts);Stream Subjects (37.5pts);Discipline Electives (37.5–62.5pts);Professional Skills (25–50pts).


  • Geoscience

Standard entry requirements

To be considered for entry to this course, you must have completed an undergraduate degree with a major in a relevant discipline or an equivalent qualification, with a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 65 per cent.Relevant majors include Agricultural Science, Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, Food Science, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Plant Science, Zoology.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $71,897
International: $104,632
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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