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Master of Environment

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Overview

The Master of Environment is an interdisciplinary degree that offers specialisations in Environmental Management, Environmental Science and Environmental Studies.

Key features

  • Provides flexibility to transfer across specialisations.
  • Offers opportunities to develop theoretical, practical and research skills.
  • Provides access to government and industry linkages via guest lectures, case studies and research projects.

Specialisations offered by the Master of Environment

Location

North Ryde (Sydney)

Study mode

Full-time, Part-time

Attendance mode

Internal

Minimum course duration

1 year - 2 years (full time)

Commencing

Session 1 (February), Session 2 (July)

UAC Code

860807 - On-campus

Suitable for

Students wanting to move into the environmental profession or those already working in the area seeking to expand their skills and knowledge.

Domestic Fee-paying Place (DFP)

Estimated annual fee This is an indicative fee -  AUD $24,000 p.a.
Fee per credit point This is an indicative fee -  AUD $750

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP)

Estimated annual fee This is an indicative fee -  AUD $8,768 p.a.

Student amenities fee

Information on the Student services and amenities fee

Minimum admission requirements 

• Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent
• GPA of 2.50 (out of 4.00)

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
For more information see English Language Requirements.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

What you will study

General requirements Credit Points
Minimum number of credit points 64
Minimum number of credit points at 600 level 16
Minimum number of credit points at 800 level or above 48
Completion of other specific minimum requirements as set out below

Specific minimum requirements:

The following outlines the units (subjects) to be studied within this master

600 level Credit Points
Required ENVG602 Special Topic in Environment A: Biophysical Environments 4
Required ENVG603 Special Topic in Environment B: Resourse Management 4
Required ENVG604 Special Topic in Environment C: Environment and Sustainability 4
Required ENVG605 Special Topic in Environment D: Australian Environmental Futures 4
800 level or above Credit Points
Required GSE800 Attitudes to the Environment 4
Required GSE807 Environmental Measurement and Analysis 4
Required 12cp from CLIM units at 800 or 900 level
ENV units at 800 or 900 level
ENVE units at 800 or 900 level
ENVG units at 800 or 900 level
GSE units at 800 or 900 level
HGEO units at 800 or 900 level 12
Required 8cp from BIOL units at 800 or 900 level
CBMS units at 800 or 900 level
CLIM units at 800 or 900 level
EDCN873 Reflective Practice in Education
ENV units at 800 or 900 level
ENVE units at 800 or 900 level
ENVG units at 800 or 900 level
GEOS units at 800 or 900 level
GSE units at 800 or 900 level
HGEO units at 800 or 900 level
ICOM units at 800 or 900 level
INTS units at 800 or 900 level
IRPG units at 800 or 900 level 8
Required 1 specialisation 20

Students undertaking this course can choose from the following Master of Environment specialisations:

Notes

  • The course information contained on this page is applicable for 2015 ONLY.
    It is meant as a guide only, to plan your enrolment or study please see the official Handbook.
    For more information please read the courses disclaimer.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities are dependent on which specialisation is studied. For example, those who complete the Environmental Education specialisation can pursue career opportunities as environmental and sustainability educators, and environmental management job opportunities are available to those studying the Environmental Management specialisation.

Employers

  • corporate sector
  • government at Federal, State and Local levels
  • non-government organisations
Why choose Macquarie?

Why choose Macquarie for postgraduate study

Macquarie is renowned for excellence in interdisciplinary research and teaching, our highly skilled graduates, and our first-class facilities. We offer: 

  • an education in the top two per cent of universities in the world, giving you an internationally recognised and respected degree
  • a campus in one of the largest business and technology precincts in the southern hemisphere, giving you the industry experience employers look for
  • state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure, including the most high-tech university library in Australia.
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Apply

Master of Environment

To study this degree, apply through the Universities Admission Centre (UAC).

1. Select your UAC Code:

860807 - On-campus

2. Please check the course description in the on-line UAC guide as further documentation may be required for your application to be processed, e.g. a supplementary details form.

3. Go to the UAC website and select “Apply". This link will open in a new window.

Applications for Session 1, 2015 opens on 4 September 2014.

Please note: If you are applying to articulate to a higher level course (ie, From Graduate Diploma to a Masters), please apply directly to the University following the application instructions on the How to Apply website.

Re-admission

If you are applying for Readmission to this course after an absence please apply directly to the university following the application instructions on the How to Apply website.

Specialisations offered by the Master of Environment

Students undertaking this course can choose from the following Master of Environment specialisations:

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