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Masters (Coursework)

Perth
Seek the answers to global climatic and environmental challenges that impact important coastal ecosystems.
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
80.50%

Graduate Certificate

Sunshine Coast
Through fieldwork and engaging interactions with experts, develop advanced knowledge of coastal and marine ecology. Explore critical issues facing global marine environments, and develop specialist knowledge of strategies and partnerships required to sustainably manage marine resources.
Entry Requirements

Completion of an undergraduate degree (AQF 7 or equivalent) from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent.

Additional entry information

Standard English language requirements apply.

Recommended prior study
Biology, English, Mathematical Methods; and at least one of the sciences, preferably Chemistry
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Tuition Fees
$4,009 total

Graduate Diploma

Hobart
This Graduate Diploma provides an introduction to key aspects of Marine and Antarctic Science for students enrolled in the Quantitative Marine Science PhD programs (QMS).
Entry Requirements

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Quantitative Marine Science PhD program (X9I).

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Quantitative Marine Science PhD program (X9I).

Duration
1 - 3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
International Tuition Fees
$37,208 per year / $37,208 total
Graduate Satisfaction
85.70%

Graduate Diploma

Kensington
The Graduate Diploma Physical Oceanography will give you the specialist skills to step into Australia's growing Blue Economy.
Intake Months
Sep
Duration
2 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
84.80%

Graduate Certificate

Camperdown/Darlington
Taught by world-leading experts in some of the best coastal locations in the country, this degree offers an in-depth study in marine science and management subjects, plus hands-on experience in a variety of aquatic field sites. You will gain the skills to work in a variety of marine science roles.
Entry Requirements

 

Admission to this course requires:

  • a Bachelor of Science in one of the following disciplines: biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, ecology, climate and atmospheric sciences, marine science, geosciences, geography, geology environmental studies, environmental engineering, civil engineering, aquaculture, agriculture or natural resource management.
Intake Months
Feb, Aug
Duration
1 year part-time
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Tuition Fees
$16,500 total
Graduate Satisfaction
74.30%

Graduate Diploma

Camperdown/Darlington
Taught by world-leading experts in some of the best coastal locations in the country, this degree offers an in-depth study in marine science and management subjects, plus hands-on experience in a variety of aquatic field sites. You will gain the skills to work in a variety of marine science roles.
Entry Requirements

 

Admission to this course requires:
  • A Bachelor of Science in the discipline of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, ecology, climate and atmospheric sciences, marine science, geosciences, geography, geology environmental studies, environmental engineering, civil engineering, aquaculture, agriculture or natural resource management, or equivalent qualification or;
  • Completion of the embedded graduate certificate in this discipline, from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification.
Intake Months
Feb, Aug
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Tuition Fees
$33,000 total
Graduate Satisfaction
74.30%

Masters (Coursework)

Camperdown/Darlington
Taught by world-leading experts in some of the best coastal locations in the country, this degree offers an in-depth study in marine science and management subjects, plus hands-on experience in a variety of aquatic field sites. You will gain the skills to work in a variety of marine science roles.
Entry Requirements

 

For admission into this course, you should have:

  • a Bachelor of Science with a credit average in one of the following disciplines: biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, ecology, climate and atmospheric sciences, marine science, geosciences, geography, geology environmental studies, environmental engineering, civil engineering, aquaculture, agriculture or natural resource management; or
  • a Bachelor of Science with Honours in one for the disciplines listed above. A credit average means a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 65.
Intake Months
Feb, Aug
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Tuition Fees
$33,000 total
Graduate Satisfaction
74.30%

Masters (Coursework)

Kensington
The Master of Marine Science and Management is a joint degree between UNSW and three Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) partner universities.
Intake Months
Feb
Duration
1.7 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
84.80%

Masters (Coursework)

Townsville
Develop outstanding discipline knowledge of marine biology and advance your skills in the areas most sought after by marine sector employers. Gain unrivalled hands-on experience in unique locations like the JCU Orpheus Island Research Station on the Great Barrier Reef.
Entry Requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree in science with a minimum GPA of 5.0, or equivalent

Intake Months
Jan, Jul
Duration
2 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Tuition Fees
$8,301 per year / $16,602 total
International Tuition Fees
$43,960 per year / $87,920 total
Graduate Satisfaction
67.40%

Graduate Diploma

Hobart
As a gateway to Antarctica and with a natural marine laboratory on your doorstep, the University of Tasmania provides an ideal base to study for a career in marine biology and the fisheries and aquaculture industries.
Entry Requirements

To be admitted to study the Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science you must have a Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science from the University of Tasmania, or an equivalent qualification from an Australian university. An example of an equivalent qualification is a Bachelor of Science with a major in life sciences (such as biology, environmental science, zoology, plant science, marine biology, ecology etc).

In addition, specifically for the Governance and Policy specialisation, students may be admitted with a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an Australian university in a governance and policy field with evidence of completion of units at undergraduate level that are related to life sciences.

Admission to most postgraduate coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies, meet any prerequisite subjects, and meet English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.

English Language Requirements

For students who do not meet the English Language Requirement through citizenship or prior studies in English in an approved country, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last 2 years must be provided. See the English Language Requirements page for more information.

English Language Requirements are: IELTS (Academic) 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0)

Course Specific Requirements

To be admitted to study the Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science you must have a Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science from the University of Tasmania, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary education institution. An example of an equivalent qualification is a Bachelor of Science with a major in life sciences (such as biology, environmental science, zoology, plant science, marine biology, ecology etc).

In addition, specifically for the Governance and Policy specialsation, students may be admitted with a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a governance and policy field from a recognised tertiary education institution with evidence of completion of units at undergraduate level that are related to life sciences.

Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Duration
1 - 3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
International Tuition Fees
$43,418 per year / $43,418 total
Graduate Satisfaction
85.70%

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