Land and water managers are responsible for the sustainable use of these precious resources and their preservation for future generations.
They use an integrated approach in which processes and interactions in natural and human-made land and water systems are identified, and appropriate management plans are formulated and implemented.
The Master of Environmental Science is offered by coursework or coursework and dissertation.
While the standard timeframe for completion of this degree is two years (full time), if you have previously completed an undergraduate degree in a cognate (related) area it may be possible to complete within 1.5 years.
The course offers a focused, advanced learning experience that will enhance career choices. You must complete all core units and specialisation core units. This degree also provides the flexibility to choose from a range of units to complement your specific interests.
Graduates of this course have employment opportunities with key employers 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.