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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Master of Environmental Science

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master in Environmental Science is a launch pad into leadership for professionals in the environmental sector.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MAENVSCI1000, 082877A
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$9,359 per year
International Fees
$46,500 per year

About this course


The Master in Environmental Science is a launch pad into leadership for professionals in the environmental sector. If you are a new graduate keen to kick-start your career, or a professional looking to up-skill or gain formal qualifications, then this one-and-a-half-year course is the perfect option.

Drawing on a wide range of science-based disciplines and applications—from ecology to solar power, analytical chemistry to geomorphology—the Master of Environmental Science gives you a grounding in basic environmental issues, while also offering great flexibility in what subjects you take and how deep you delve into them.

The course’s focus is on linking your education in environmental sciences (such as ecology, climate change and chemistry) with studies in politics and law, project evaluation and assessment, decision-making and conflict resolution. As a result, you will be able to understand the environmental problems that can arise and the disparate solutions that can be applied to solve them. You can also pursue your particular interest with our range of electives, which include marine science, Australasian wildlife, sustainable development, law and the environment, geographic information science, and more.

As a Master of Environmental Science student, you'll be taught by leading experts at the University of Sydney, which has been top-ranked for Environmental Science and Management in the world (Excellence in Research for Australia evaluations for 2012). Our graduates leave with a broad interdisciplinary knowledge base and the ability to apply their knowledge with flexibility and innovation as leaders in the workplace.


Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification

Study locations


Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Agriculture & Environmental Studies courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
Overall satisfaction
Skill scale
Teaching scale
Employed full-time