Master of Geography

  • CRICOS Code: 092792A

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
  • 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
  • Academic and public research institutions such as universities, or 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
  • Time and project management.

Further study

If you choose to complete a thesis, at the end of the course you’ll be well-placed to begin a PhD in geography.