This Masters by Research program sees candidates working with a Principal Supervisor, appointed by the Research Higher Degrees Sub Committee, with the approval of the School.
A minimum of 1.5 years and a maximum of 2 years (full-time equivalent), this degree is awarded on the basis of an eternally examined thesis of approximately 40,000 words.
Graduates greatly improve their chances of gaining senior level research positions with environmental and natural resource management agencies.
Graduates with degrees in geology find employment in the minerals industry, environmental consultancies, government agencies such as CSIRO, AGSO and state geological surveys, and at tertiary institutes, either as lecturers, research associates or post-doctoral research fellows.
To be eligible for admission as a Candidate for a Masters by research degree a person must:
Applicants who do not meet the requirements will be required to undertake an additional programme of study equivalent to a fourth year of advanced undergraduate study and research in the relevant field.
Refer to the Masters by Research application form for the English language entry requirements for this course.
The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.
VTAC application: No
Direct application: Yes
Federation University code: SA9
CRICOS code: 001495G (Mt Helen), 001495G (Mt Helen), 001495G (Mt Helen), 001495G (Mt Helen)
Fees are subject to change annually.Full Fee Paying
Domestic fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.Fee assistance
Domestic students undertaking a higher degree by research may be eligible to receive a Research Training Program (RTP) funded place.Other fees
You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.
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The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.
All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.
CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909