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Masters in Environmental Science in Australia in 2024

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Master of Environmental Science Masters Degree

The University of Western Australia Australia

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Master of Science (Environmental Science) (by Research) Masters Degree (Research)

Deakin University Australia

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Master of Science (Environmental Science) Masters Degree

Flinders University Australia

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Master of Environmental Science Masters Degree

The University of Sydney Australia

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Environmental Science GradDip

Murdoch University Australia

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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science Graduate Certificate

The University of New England (UNE) Australia

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Master of Environmental Geospatial Science Masters Degree

University of Tasmania Australia

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Masters in Environmental Science in Australia

Study Environmental Science Masters Programmes

Encompassing physical science and ecology, environmental sciences has roots in biology, chemistry and earth science, giving students an understanding of the world around us, as well its inhabitants. The rapidly growing population, and increase in stress on resources, it is becoming more important that we are aware of our effects on the environment we rely on so heavily.

Depending on where you choose to study, you may be able to specialise towards the end of your degree. This specialisation can influence where you choose to work after you have graduated. Common specialisations include:

  • Marine Science
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Issues
  • Renewable Resources
  • Waste Management
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Management

If your degree requires you to write a dissertation or submit a research project in your final year, this will give you an opportunity to further explore a favoured area of environmental science.

Due to the holistic nature of an environmental science degree, graduates will have a wide variety of career opportunities available to them. You might choose to work as an environmental scientist, within industrial organisations, consultancy agencies, and local government. You might also choose to work in research and development.

As well as working directly within environmental science, you will have gained transferable skills that provide you with career paths not directly related to the field. Skill include project management, data collection and analysis, evaluation and management, and problem solving.

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

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