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The Master of Environmental Science and Technology equips you with the skills to manage environmental projects while providing an in-depth understanding of the relevant methods and technologies.
Our world is facing an ever-increasing number of environmental issues.
Solving these problems requires experts who can provide ethical, high-level specialist advice to industry, government and community sectors.
The skills required to become a specialist in this area include:
- an understanding of the science relating to environmental change
- an ability to interpret data
- knowledge of current and emerging technologies
- capabilities to design and conduct research
- communication skills for a wide range of audiences
- ability to function with a high-level of autonomy
This program has been designed to provide you with these skills, giving you a competitive edge in the current environmental industry job market.
Development of these attributes will be an integral part of your progression through the program.
A research project toward during the final year of your studies will consolidate your learning.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
The main modes of delivery will be through lectures, online delivery, tutorials and some laboratory and field work.
All courses will have an online presence.
You will be expected to contribute to tutorial discussions as professionals.
There will be some field work in intensive mode.
Throughout this program there will be opportunities for you to interact with industry and the community.
Several courses invite industry partners to participate in the delivery of classroom activities and provide opportunities for research projects.
These activities will include the development of project proposals, working with clients and risk management.
Opportunities for projects may come from industries such as landfill operations, water and catchment management, and contaminated land management.
There may also be opportunities to work with government agencies such as the EPA; CSIRO; Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning; and Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.
The growing global focus on environmental issues has led to a considerable expansion in environment-related jobs.
Employment growth in the field has grown considerably over the last five years, so professionals with a postgraduate qualification in environmental science and technology are in high demand.
Graduates with a multidisciplinary skill set have a broad range of career options within the public and private sectors including environmental management, research, and policy development.
There is a shortage of qualified environmental science professionals who can provide high-level advice to workplaces including environmental consultancies, government agencies, resource management, research and education, oil, mining and manufacturing industries.
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Master of Environmental Science and Technology will satisfy the educational component of the requirements to become a certified environmental practitioner.
Graduates can become members of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) which offers certification and provides access to a wide professional network, workshops, seminars, conferences and publications.
Program and course information
Get a competitive edge
A broad understanding of environmental science principles as you design and manage ethical projects.