Graduate Diploma in Marine Science and Management

Course code: LF051
CRICOS code: 074731G
Duration: 2 semesters full time; 4 semesters part time
Commencement: March or July

Completion requirements

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

  • 6 credit point capstone unit of study
  • 18 credit points of core units of study
  • 12 credit points of elective units of study
  • units of study from 3 of the 4 areas of knowledge. (No requirements to take units in partner universities.)
AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE - COLOUR KEY
BIO: Marine biology / Biological oceanography
GEO: Marine geosciences / Coastal engineering
PHY: Physical oceanography / Marine engineering
ENV: Environmental management / Sustainability
Example coursework pathway for Graduate Diploma in Marine Science and Management
  SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
 
Core
(24cp)
MARS5009 Topics in Australian Marine Science (6cp capstone unit) ENVI5904 Methods in Applied Ecology (6cp)
MARS5001 Coastal Process and Systems (6cp) MARS5004 Coastal Management Field School (6cp)
 
Electives
(12cp)
MARS5007 Coral Reefs and Climate Change (6cp), or GEOG5004 Environmental Mapping and Monitoring (6cp), or
MARS5006 Coral Reefs, Science & Management (6cp), or ENVI5809 Environmental Simulation Modelling (6cp), or
GEOG5001 Geographic Information Science A (6cp), or ENVI5903 Sustainable Development (6cp)
CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering (6cp), or  
CIVL5511 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics