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Master of Environmental Science (MC-ENVSC) // Subject options

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Core Subjects (50 points)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EVSC90017 Global Environmental Change
Semester 1
12.5
EVSC90019 Graduate Seminar: Environmental Science
Semester 2
12.5
EVSC90031 Industry Project in EnvironmentalScience
Year Long
25

Environmental Science Discipline Subjects (75 - 100 points)

Students will select between 75 and 100 points of elective subjects. Students who have not completed the equivalent of EVSC30002 must complete EVSC90009. Students who have not completed the equivalent of EVSC30003 must complete EVSC90014. Students may be eligible to take up to 25 points of undergraduate subjects to meet prerequisite requirements. These electives can be chosen from the following subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ATOC30003 Atmosphere Ocean Interaction
Semester 2
12.5
ATOC30004 Dynamical Meteorology and Oceanography
Semester 1
12.5
ATOC30008 Atmospheric Processes and Composition
Semester 1
12.5
ATOC90005 Atmosphere Ocean Interaction and Climate Not available in 2018 12.5
ATOC90006 Climate Analysis and Modelling Not available in 2018 12.5
ATOC90010 Statistics in Climate Dynamics Not available in 2018 12.5
ATOC90011 Convective Clouds and Storms Not available in 2018 12.5
ATOC90013 Atmospheric Modelling Not available in 2018 12.5
BCMB30002 Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics
Semester 1
12.5
BTCH90009 Genomics and Bioinformatics
Semester 1
12.5
CHEM90006 Analytical & Environmental Chemistry
Semester 2
12.5
CHEM90007 Environmental Chemistry
Semester 1
12.5
ECOL30005 Applied Ecology
Semester 2
12.5
ENEN90006 Solid Wastes to Sustainable Resources
Semester 1
12.5
ENEN90011 Energy Efficiency Technology
Semester 2
12.5
ENEN90027 Energy for Sustainable Development
Semester 1
12.5
ENEN90029 Water and Waste Water Management
Semester 2
12.5
ENEN90030 Groundwater Hydrology Not available in 2018 12.5
ENEN90033 Solar Energy
Semester 1
12.5
ENEN90034 Environmental Applied Hydrology
Semester 1
12.5
ENGR90030 Non-Renewable Energy
Semester 2
12.5
ERTH90026 Climate Modelling and Climate Change
Semester 2
12.5
ERTH90028 Urban Soils, Substrates and Water
Semester 2
12.5
ERTH90029 Environmental Geochemistry Not available in 2018 6.25
ERTH90034 Advanced Hydrogeology
June
6.25
EVSC90009 Problem Solving in Environmental Science
Semester 2
12.5
EVSC90014 Environmental Risk Assessment
October
12.5
EVSC90015 Environmental Impact Assessment
Semester 1
12.5
EVSC90020 Environmental Modelling
Semester 1
12.5
EVSC90025 Water Sensitive Urban Design
February
12.5
EVSC90026 Modelling Species Distributions & Niches
Semester 2
Semester 2
12.5
EVSC90032 Environmental Science Research Project
Year Long
25
FOOD90034 Sustainable Food Production
Semester 2
12.5
FRST90015 Forest Ecosystems
February
12.5
FRST90019 Forest Assessment and Monitoring Not available in 2018 12.5
FRST90022 Forests and Water
Semester 1
12.5
FRST90025 Bushfire & Climate
February
12.5
FRST90026 Bushfire & Biodiversity
April
12.5
FRST90032 Forests, Carbon and Climate Change
Semester 2
12.5
FRST90034 Ecological Restoration
September
12.5
FRST90078 Conserving and Managing Native Forests
July
12.5
GEOG30022 River Ecology & Ecosystem Management
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG90003 Integrated River & Catchment Management
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG90024 Coastal Landforms and Management
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG90026 Global Climate Change In Context
February
12.5
GEOG90027 Biogeography and Ecology of Fire
January
12.5
GEOL30003 Sedimentary Geology
Semester 2
12.5
GEOL30007 Geomicrobiology and Biogeochemistry
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL90005 Hydrogeology/Environmental Geochemistry
Semester 1
12.5
GEOL90043 Fundamentals of Geological CO2 Storage
Winter Term
6.25
GEOL90046 Environmental Geology Field Techniques
September
6.25
GEOM30009 Imaging the Environment
Semester 1
12.5
GEOM90005 Remote Sensing
Semester 2
12.5
HORT90003 Plants and the Urban Environment Not available in 2018 12.5
HORT90038 Food Production for Urban Landscapes
Semester 1
12.5
NRMT90002 Management of Plant and Animal Invasions
Semester 2
12.5
NRMT90007 Community Natural Resource Management
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90014 Epidemiology 1
Semester 1
12.5
SCIE90014 Renewable Energy
Semester 2
12.5

Broadening Environmental Studies Subjects (up to 25 points)

These electives can be chosen from the following subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ATOC90002 Climate Affairs
Semester 1
12.5
ECON90016 Environmental Economics and Strategy
Semester 1
12.5
ENEN90028 Monitoring Environmental Impacts
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90002 Social Impact Assessment and Evaluation
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90004 Climate Change Politics and Policy
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90005 Environmental Policy
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90017 Environmental Policy Instruments
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90032 Sustainability and Behaviour Change
Semester 1
12.5
ENST90033 Climate Change Mitigation
Semester 1
12.5
ENST90034 Adapting to Climate Change
April
12.5
FRST90017 Bushfire Planning & Management
June
12.5
FRST90030 Forests in the Asia Pacific Region
November
12.5
GEOG90007 China Field Class PG
June
25
GEOG90019 Indigenous Land Management Not available in 2018 12.5
GEOG90020 Risk Management and Public Participation Not available in 2018 12.5
GEOG90021 Conservation and Cultural Environments Not available in 2018 12.5
HORT90004 Plant Production and Establishment
Semester 2
12.5
HORT90033 Plants in the Landscape
Semester 1
12.5
HORT90039 Green Infrastructure for Liveable Cities
February
12.5
HORT90046 Designing Green Roofs and Walls
September
12.5
MULT90004 Sustainability Governance and Leadership
March
July
12.5
NRMT90014 Sustainable Landscapes
Semester 1
12.5

Professional Skills (between 25 and 50 points)

Students will select at least 25 points of the following professional skills elective subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ACTL90004 Insurance Risk Models
Semester 1
12.5
BUSA90403 Business Tools: Money People & Processes
September
12.5
COMP90038 Algorithms and Complexity
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
COMP90059 Introduction to Python Programming
Summer Term
12.5
EDUC90839 Science in Schools Not available in 2018 12.5
ENEN90031 Quantitative Environmental Modelling
Semester 1
12.5
ENEN90032 Environmental Analysis Tools
Semester 2
12.5
ENGR90029 Analysing Energy Systems
Semester 1
12.5
GEOM90008 Foundations of Spatial Information
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
LING90002 Presenting Academic Discourse
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST30011 Graph Theory
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30025 Linear Statistical Models
Semester 1
12.5
MAST90007 Statistics for Research Workers
Winter Term
12.5
MAST90044 Thinking and Reasoning with Data
Semester 1
12.5
MAST90045 Systems Modelling and Simulation
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC30021 Laboratory and Computational Physics 3
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
SCIE90005 Ethics and Responsibility in Science
Semester 1
12.5
SCIE90012 Science Communication
Semester 2
12.5
SCIE90013 Communication for Research Scientists
Semester 1
12.5
SCIE90017 Science and Technology Internship
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Last updated: 7 February 2019