Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Understanding and discovery in science drives advancement, providing solutions to the world's health, environmental, agricultural and technological challenges. UNE's Master of Science allows you to study flexibly, to gain expertise and research training, and to contribute to current scientific knowledge. You will be supervised by internationally-recognised scientists and with opportunities to immerse yourself in UNE's vibrant research culture and access to our world-class facilities, develop your skills as a research professional.

Designed for

Candidates wishing to pursue a particular research topic related to science


The student shall pursue a course of study in one or a combination of the following specialisations:(a) Agronomy(b) Animal Science(c) Archaeology(d) Biochemistry(e) Biomedical Science(f) Botany(g) Chemistry(h) Computational Science(i) Ecology(j) Exercise Science(k) Genetics(l) Geography(m) Geology(n) Mathematics(o) Microbiology(p) Neuroscience(q) Physics(r) Physiology(s) Precision Agriculture(t) Psychology(u) Regulatory Science(v) Sport Science(w) Statistics(x) Zoology(y) any other scientific field of study as approved by the Committee on the recommendation of the Head of School.Candidates who meet the course requirements in these rules shall be awarded the Master of Science with one or a combination of the above specialisations.


  • Agronomy
  • Animal science
  • Archaeology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical science
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computational science
  • Ecology
  • Exercise science
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Precision agriculture
  • Psychology
  • Regulatory science
  • Sport science
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

Standard entry requirements

You have completed a Bachelor qualification (AQF Level 7 or overseas equivalent) in a relevant discipline with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0. You have completed an AQF Level 7 qualification (or overseas equivalent) in any discipline, and you have had adequate relevant preparation since graduation.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $67,712 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $72,452 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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