Master of Climate Science

  • CRICOS code: 106786B

Course overview

  • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


Climate change is going to affect every industry, so understanding how the climate system works and why it is changing can help you be a part of shaping how our cities, workplaces and lifestyles can adapt.

Whether you want to be a part of the latest industry endeavours or research the next scientific breakthrough, you’ll have the skills to make a difference. You’ll have the opportunity to work with top climate scientists and work on research projects or industry placements.

With a flexible approach to choosing your subjects, you can focus on climate policy or deepen your knowledge of physical climate science. Combine your background in science with an opportunity to work with and learn from top climate scientists, including lead authors from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

More than just technical skills

There’ll be opportunities for you to connect with research projects across the university or network with our industry partners to make sure that what you’re doing in your degree can help you with your future career, whatever path you take.