Master of Marine Science and Management

Course code: LC063
CRICOS code: 074730J
Duration: 2 semesters full time; 4 semesters part time
Commencement: March or July

Completion requirements

The Masters course is multi-disciplinary and cross-institutional. To qualify for the Master of Marine Science and Management, 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
  • units of study from 3 of the 4 areas of knowledge
AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE - COLOUR KEY
BIO: Marine biology / Biological oceanography
GEO: Marine geosciences / Coastal engineering
PHY: Physical oceanography / Marine engineering
ENV: Environmental management / Sustainability

Examples of pathways in the Master of Marine Science and Management

Example coursework pathway for Master of Marine Science and Management
  SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
 
Core
(24cp incl. MARS5009)
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)
 
Elective @ USYD (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), or
CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering (6cp), or  
CIVL5511 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics  
 
Elective @ partners
(12cp)
[UNSW] CVEN9640 Waves, beaches and coastal infrastructure (6cp), or [UNSW] CVEN9620 Channels, Rivers and Estuaries (6cp), or
[UNSW] GEOS9012 Remote Sensing Applications (6cp), or [MACQ] GSE811 Coastal Management (6cp), or
[UNSW] MICR9071 Marine Microbiology (6cp), or [UTS] 91157 Marine Communities (6cp), or
[MACQ] BIOL887 Biodiversity Conservation (4cp), or [UTS] 91156 Marine Primary Producers (6cp), or
[UTS] 91118 Fisheries Resources (6cp), or [UNSW] MSCI9001 Conservation in Aquatic Ecosystems (6cp), or
[UTS] 91540 Climate Change and Ecological  Modelling (6cp), or [UTS] 91540 Climate Change and Ecological Modelling (6cp), or
[UTS] 66513 Marine Geosciences (6cp) [UNSW] MSCI5004 Oceanographic Processes (6cp), or
  [UNSW] MATH5285 Fluids, Oceans and Climate (6cp)

 

Example research pathway for Master of Marine Science and Management
  SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
 
Core
(24cp incl. MARS5009)
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)
MARS5005 Coastal Research Project (12cp) second semester of enrolment MARS5005 Coastal Research Project (12cp) second semester of enrolment
  Semester not completing MARS5005 Semester not completing MARS5005
Elective @ USYD (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  
 
Elective @ partners
(12cp)
[UNSW] CVEN9640 Waves, beaches and coastal infrastructure (6cp), or [UNSW] CVEN9620 Channels, Rivers and Estuaries (6cp), or
[UNSW] GEOS9012 Remote Sensing Applications (6cp), or [MACQ] GSE811 Coastal Management (6cp), or
[UNSW] MICR9071 Marine Microbiology (6cp), or [UTS] 91157 Marine Communities (6cp), or
[MACQ] BIOL887 Biodiversity Conservation (4cp), or [UTS] 91156 Marine Primary Producers (6cp), or
[UTS] 91118 Fisheries Resources (6cp), or [UNSW] MSCI9001 Conservation in Aquatic Ecosystems (6cp), or
[UTS] 91540 Climate Change and Ecological  Modelling (6cp), or [UTS] 91540 Climate Change and Ecological Modelling (6cp), or
[UTS] 66513 Marine Geosciences (6cp) [UNSW] MSCI5004 Oceanographic Processes (6cp), or
  [UNSW] MATH5285 Fluids, Oceans and Climate (6cp)