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Postgraduate

Master of Science (Geology)

MSc(Curtin) - MC-GLGY

Science and Engineering

In this course you will be given the flexibility to choose from a wide range of coursework and project units in fundamental and applied geoscience to suit your interests and future career needs. Projects usually reflect the research interests of staff and include studies such as igneous and metamorphic petrology, geochronology, structural geology, coal petrology, environmental geochemistry, sedimentology, petroleum geology, micropalaeontology and hydrogeology.

Career opportunities

This course can open up a wide range of geoscience career opportunities depending on your choice of units.

Credit for previous study

Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis.

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Entry requirements:

A postgraduate diploma or a four-year honours degree in geoscience.

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Part-time or full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

Expected completion: 1.5 years

Notes:

There is considerable flexibility in the course structure with some units available in a concentrated, short-course format. Part of the research project may be undertaken in a short, intensive period.

Fees (indicative first year only)

Year Student type Cost
2015 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.
$25,400*

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 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.

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2014 entry requirements:

A postgraduate diploma or a four-year honours degree in geoscience.

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

1.5 year full-time

Other notes:

There is considerable flexibility in the course structure with some units available in a concentrated, short-course format. Part of the research project may be undertaken in a short, intensive period.

Fees for 2014:

*The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

2015 entry requirements:

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

1.5 year full-time

Other notes:

There is considerable flexibility in the course structure with some units available in a concentrated, short-course format. Part of the research project may be undertaken in a short, intensive period.

Fees for 2015:

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $17,000
Indicative year 1 fee $34,000
Total indicative course fee $51,800
Indicative essential incidental course fee $170

*The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

CRICOS: 084800F

This page was last updated on 15 October 2014