The University of Western Australia

Master of Science (By Thesis and Coursework)

The University of Western Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

This is a research degree with a range of disciplinary areas that enhances students' knowledge in their chosen field of study through independent research, coursework units that include the literature review/proposal unit and an advanced coursework unit. Disciplinary areas include: Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Science; Animal Science; Botany; Climate Studies; Conservation Biology; Ecology and Evolution; Environmental Economics; Environmental Management; Environmental Science; Genetics and Breeding; Geography; Geoscience; Hydrogeology; Marine Science; Mineral Geoscience; Natural Resource Management; Plant Production Science; Soil Science and Land Rehabilitation; Urban and Regional Planning; Water Management and Hydrology; and Zoology.


The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.


  • Science

Standard entry requirements

  • A relevant UWA bachelor degree with honours, with a weighted average of at least 70% in those units for which the results contribute to the calculation of the honours classification, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty
  • Or a relevant UWA bachelor degree and a relevant UWA graduate diploma with a research component of at least 50% of the course and an average mark of at least 70% in both the research and coursework components of the graduate diploma, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Crawley International: $40,100 No

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