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Postgraduate

Master of Science

MSc(Curtin) - MC-SCNCE Science and Engineering
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode
Intake February or July
Duration 2 years full-time

This course is designed for students with an undergraduate pass degree in Science, who wish to broaden and enhance their skills and knowledge in science and technology. It is particularly useful for graduates in one science discipline wishing to broaden their expertise in a related scientific field, or for those aiming to work in a multidisciplinary science environment.

This degree recognises the multidisciplinary nature of many current areas of science and technology, and the importance of having a broad skill set to apply to major problems, such as the impact of climate change, provision of clean energy and water, and the management of dwindling resources, facing society at present.

Major areas of study:

Actuarial and Financial Science
Computer Science
Mathematical Sciences
Industrial Engineering
Sustainable Aquaculture
Dryland Agricultural Systems
Geology
Geophysics
Geospatial Science
Sustainability Management
Water Quality and Supply Systems

Research project units within the course aim to develop high levels of communication and research skills, as well as creativity and flexibility in the application of knowledge and skills to new situations.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

A bachelor degree in science or an approved equivalent. You are required to have achieved competency in their chosen major area of study to the level of second year in a related Bachelor of Science degree. An honours degree in Science or the relevant postgraduate diploma is a prerequisite for direct entry into the second year of this course.

 

Fees

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2016 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $26,900*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 400 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Credit for previous study

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) will be assessed on an individual basis.


Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

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