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The following courses are available in the Sydney Environmental Science program:


Master of Science in Environmental Science

Course code: LC056
CRICOS code: 074174K
Duration: 2 semesters full time; 4 semesters part time
Commencement: March or July

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Master of Science in Environmental Science (coursework pathway), you must complete a total of 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study
  • 24 credit points of elective units of study

To qualify for the Master of Science in Environmental Science (research pathway), you must complete a total of 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:

  • 30 credit points of core units of study (including a research project)
  • 18 credit points of elective units of study
Example study plan for Master of Science in Environmental Science (research pathway)
SEMESTER 1
CORE:
ENVI5708 (6cp)
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
CORE:
ENVI5705 (6cp)
Ecological Principles
ELECTIVE:
GEOG5001 (6cp)
Geographic Information Science A
ELECTIVE:
ENVI5801 (6cp)
Social Science of Environment
SEMESTER 2
CORE:
AFNR5801 (6cp)
Climate Change: Processes, History, Issues
ELECTIVE:
ENVI5904 (6cp)
Methods in Applied Ecology
CORE:
ENVI5501 (12cp)
Environmental Research Project
Example study plan for Master of Science in Environmental Science (coursework pathway)
SEMESTER 1
CORE:
ENVI5708 (6cp)
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
CORE:
ENVI5705 (6cp)
Ecological Principles
ELECTIVE:
GEOG5001 (6cp)
Geographic Information Science A
ELECTIVE:
ENVI5801 (6cp)
Social Science of Environment
SEMESTER 2
CORE:
RESP5001 (6cp)
Integrated Research Practice
CORE:
AFNR5801 (6cp)
Climate Change: Processes, History, Issues
ELECTIVE:
ENVI5904 (6cp)
Methods in Applied Ecology
ELECTIVE
ENVI5707 (6cp)
Energy - Sources, Uses and Alternatives

Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science

Course code: LF044
CRICOS code: 038634G
Duration: 2 semesters full time; 3 semesters part time
Commencement: March or July

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science, you must complete a total of 36 credit points of units of study, comprising:

  • 18 credit points of core units of study
  • 18 credit points of elective units of study
Example study plan for Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science
SEMESTER 1
CORE:
ENVI5708 (6cp)
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
CORE:
ENVI5705 (6cp)
Ecological Principles
ELECTIVE:
MARS5001 (6cp)
Coastal Processes and Systems
SEMESTER 2
CORE:
ENVI5707 (6cp)
Energy - Sources, Uses and Alternatives

ELECTIVE:
ENVI5904 (6cp)
Methods in Applied Ecology

ELECTIVE
GEOS5501 (6cp)
Human Rights and the Environment

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science

Course code: LG028
CRICOS code: 038633J
Duration: 1 semester full time; 2 semesters part time
Commencement: March or July

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science, you must complete a total of 24 credit points of units of study, comprising:

  • 6 credit points of core units of study
  • 18 credit points of elective units of study
Example study plan for Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science
SEMESTER 1
CORE:
ENVI5708 (6cp)
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
ELECTIVE:
ENVI5705 (6cp)
Ecological Principles
SEMESTER 2
ELECTIVE:
ENVI5707 (6cp)
Energy - Sources, Uses and Alternatives
ELECTIVE:
ENVI5904 (6cp)
Methods in Applied Ecology