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 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
(24cp)
MARS5007 Coral Reefs and Climate Change (6cp), or GEOG5004 Environmental Mapping and Monitoring (6cp),
or
WILD5001 Australasian Wildlife: Introduction (6cp)

WILD5002 Australasian Wildlife: Field Studies (6 cp)
ENVI5705 Ecological Principles (6cp)
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 AFRN5801 Climate Change: Processes, History, Issues
CIVL5511 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics PHYS5033 Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis
PHYS5033 Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis  
PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis