The Master of Environmental Science with a specialisation in Environmental Management, will provide you with the necessary skills in the procedures and methods required in environmental management practices.
The Master of Environmental Science will provide you with the background and skills to deal with issues such as land degradation and rehabilitation, air and water pollution, climate change and carbon trading, water resource management, coastal management, flora and fauna conservation, competition for land use, habitat destruction and deforestation, and energy and mineral depletion.
UWA is a leader in environmental science research and training and is supported by staff and activities from Geography, Environment and Soil Sciences, the Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management, Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Science, the Kings Park and Botanic Gardens Biodiversity Conservation Centre, the Ecosystem Restoration Laboratory, the Aquatic Dynamics Laboratory and the Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy.
Environmental Science graduates may find employment in a range of areas including commonwealth and state departments and agencies responsible for the environment, water, conservation, climate change policy, agriculture and food, and primary industries. Other employers are private sector firms working in the resources sector and non-government organisations such as Landcare.
Other employment opportunities/roles include: • Environmental Officer roles • Environmental Impact Assessment • Environmental Regulatory bodies • Environmental Science Consultancy for government • Private consultancy • Environmental Restoration • Land Rehabilitation • Marine and Coastal Management • Complex decision making in Environmental Management • Mining • Research