Hydrogeology deals with the distribution, flow and interaction of groundwater with the Earth including the hydrosphere, biosphere and lithosphere.
Course description, features and facilities
The Master of Hydrogeology investigates the chemical, physical and biological interactions occurring between water, soils/rocks, the environment and society. This course develops students’ abilities to deal with topics such as groundwater dynamics, exploration, drilling and aquifer tests, sustainable allocation of groundwater, contamination and computer modelling.
The Faculty of Science offers Master's by Coursework bursaries for domestic students and Postgraduate Merit scholarships for international students. Please visit the Faculty of Science website for details.
Domestic students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place within this course.
The Master of Hydrogeology 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. This degree also provides the flexibility to choose from a range of units to complement your specific interests.
Course structures for the master's degrees with the new 1.5 to 2 year structure (72 to 96 points) are now available via the UWA Handbook.
This course develops students' abilities to deal with topics such as groundwater dynamics, exploration, drilling and aquifer tests, sustainable allocation of groundwater, contamination and computer modelling.
To be considered for admission into this course an applicant must meet one of the following requirements: (a) a bachelor's degree of this University, with a relevant major, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; OR (b) the Graduate Diploma in Hydrogeology of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty. Minimum English Language Requirements: View Website
Recipient: University of Western Australia
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