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Coursework

Master of Science (Ecosystem Science)

  • CRICOS Code: 094597K

What will I study?

Overview

Course structure

Successful completion of 200 credit points, made up of:

  • Discipline core subjects (25 points)
  • Discipline elective subjects (25 points)
  • Professional skills subjects (25 points)
  • Research project (125 points).

You’ll select your core and elective subjects from a large range available. Plus, you'll undertake a major research project over 24 months, working on an ecosystem science research question. This can involve laboratory, field or social studies work, as needed. To support you and provide direction, you’ll have one of our expert researchers as a supervisor.

You’ll select a research project topic from these areas:

  • conservation biology
  • ecology
  • ecophysiology
  • environmental psychology
  • environmental and landscape management
  • forest science
  • genetics
  • horticulture
  • hydrology
  • soil science.

We know that you’ll need professional skills to give you the edge in the workplace, so you’ll be able to select from a wide range of high-level professional subjects, including communication, modelling, programming, ethics and more.

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