Master of Marine Science and Management

Course code: LC067
CRICOS code: MAMASCMG-02
Duration: 3 semesters full time; 6 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 72 credit points of units of study across at least three of four areas of knowledge, comprising:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study
  • 36 credit points of elective units of study
  • 12 credit points of elective units of study which may be taken from other 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

Examples of pathways in the Master of Marine Science and Management

Example coursework pathway for Master of Marine Science and Management
S1 COMMENTCEMENT
  SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 SEMESTER 3
Core
(24 cp 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
(12 cp)
MARS5007 Coral Reefs and Climate Change (6cp), or

GEOG5001 Geographic Information Science A (6cp), or
GEOG5004 Environmental Mapping and Monitoring (6cp), or MARS5007 Coral Reefs and Climate Change (6cp), or

GEOG5001 Geographic Information Science A (6cp), or
MARS5006 Coral Reefs, Science & Management (6cp), or

ENVI5705 Ecological Principles (6cp)
WILD5001 Australasian Wildlife: Introduction (6cp) MARS5006 Coral Reefs, Science & Management (6cp), or

ENVI5705 Ecological Principles (6cp)
PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis (6cp), or ENVI5809 Environmental Simulation Modelling (6cp), or

ENVI5903 Sustainable Development (6cp), or

AFNR5801 Climate Change: Processes, History, Issues (6cp), or

PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis (6cp)
PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis (6cp), or
CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering (6cp), or

CIVL5511 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics (6cp)
  CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering (6cp), or

CIVL5511 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics (6cp)

 

Example research pathway for Master of Marine Science and Management
S1 COMMENCCEMENT
  SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 SEMESTER 3
Core
(24 cp incl. MARS5009)
MARS5009 Topics in Australian Marine Science (6cp capstone unit) ENVI5904 Methods in Applied Ecology (6cp) MARS5505 Marine research project A (12cp)
MARS5001 Coastal Process and Systems (6cp) MARS5004 Coastal Management Field School (6cp) MARS5506 Marine research project B (12cp)
 
Elective @ USYD
(12 cp)
MARS5007 Coral Reefs and Climate Change (6cp), or

GEOG5001 Geographic Information Science A (6cp), or
GEOG5004 Environmental Mapping and Monitoring (6cp), or MARS5007 Coral Reefs and Climate Change (6cp), or

GEOG5001 Geographic Information Science A (6cp), or
MARS5006 Coral Reefs, Science & Management (6cp), or

ENVI5705 Ecological Principles (6cp)
WILD5001 Australasian Wildlife: Introduction (6cp) MARS5006 Coral Reefs, Science & Management (6cp), or

ENVI5705 Ecological Principles (6cp)
PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis (6cp), or

PHYS5033 Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis (6cp)
ENVI5809 Environmental Simulation Modelling (6cp), or

ENVI5903 Sustainable Development (6cp), or

AFNR5801 Climate Change: Processes, History, Issues (6cp), or

PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis (6cp)
PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis (6cp), or

PHYS5033 Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis (6cp)
CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering (6cp), or

CIVL5511 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics (6cp)
  CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering (6cp), or

CIVL5511 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics (6cp)