Hydrogeology deals with the distribution, flow and interaction of groundwater with the Earth including the hydrosphere, biosphere and lithosphere. This program develops students' abilities to deal with topics such as groundwater dynamics, exploration, drilling and aquifer tests, sustainable allocation of groundwater, contamination and computer modelling. The subject investigates the chemical, physical and biological interactions occurring between water, soils/rocks, the environment and society.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,000
International: $78,600

Entry Requirements:

A relevant bachelor degree or a Graduate Diploma in Hydrogeology, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA. Visit English language requirements apply.

Structure:

The Master of Hydrogeology is offered by coursework or coursework and dissertation. While the standard timeframe for completion of this degree is two years (full time), if students have previously completed an undergraduate degree in a cognate (related) area it may be possible to complete within 1.5 years. The course offers a focused, advanced learning experience that will enhance career choices. Students must complete all core units. This degree also provides the flexibility to choose from a range of units to complement specific interests. Course structures for the master's degrees with the new 1.5 to 2 year structure (72 to 96 points) are now available via the UWA Handbook. Students may apply to undertake a research project within this degree.

Subjects you can Study:

Hydrogeology

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Geologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Part time 4 years
Crawley No info No Full time 2 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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