Where will this take me?


Career outcomes

Our graduates go on to work as policy developers, natural resource managers, hydrologists, sustainability specialists, town planners, environmental scientists, and development specialists.

Employers in this field include:

  • Government departments of education, agriculture and environment, including Melbourne Water and the Victorian Planning Authority
  • Charitable and government aid organisations, including the United Nations
  • Consultancy firms, including AECOM, KPMG and EY
  • Universities and public research institutions such as the CSIRO.

Technical and professional skills

On graduating from the course, you’ll have a high-level education in physical, human, or integrated geography. Additionally, you’ll have strong professional skills in:

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Research planning and literature reviews
  • Communication of research
  • Project management.

Further study

If you choose a coursework plus research thesis option in the Master of Geography, at the end of the course, you’ll be well-placed to undertake a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy).