About this course
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
200 Point Pathway
- An undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline with at least an H3 (65%) weighted average, or equivalent; or
- An undergraduate degree in any discipline with at least an H3 (65%) weighted average, or equivalent; and at least two years of documented, relevant professional work experience since graduation.
100 Point Pathway
- An Honours degree or equivalent (typically one year of study following a Bachelors degree and including an independent research project equivalent to at least 25 points) in a cognate discipline with at least H3 (65%) average in the final year; or
- An undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline with at least H3 (65%) weighted average, and at least five years documented, relevant professional work experience since graduation.
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
- prior academic performance; and, if relevant
- professional experience
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for graduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 6.5 is required.
Advanced standing in the Master of Environment:
Applicants to the 200 point pathway with the following may be awarded up to 100 points of credit (advanced standing):
- relevant honours or postgraduate level studies following a bachelor qualification; or
- at least five years of documented, relevant professional work experience since graduation.
- Graduate Diploma in Environment
Applicants with the following may be awarded up to 50 points of credit (advanced standing) where they have:
- Graduate Certificate in Environment
Applicants seeking credit for relevant work experience must document their experience with a brief curriculum vitae detailing the experience, contact details of two referees who can confirm the authenticity and nature of the experience claimed, and a covering letter that explains how the experience is relevant to the program and prepares them for it.
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to providingsupport to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website. http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Last updated: 9 December 2021