Master of Science (By Thesis and Coursework)

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

This is a research degree with a range of disciplinary areas that enhances students' knowledge in their chosen field of study through independent research, coursework units that include the literature review/proposal unit and an advanced coursework unit. Disciplinary areas include: Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Science; Animal Science; Botany; Climate Studies; Conservation Biology; Ecology and Evolution; Environmental Economics; Environmental Management; Environmental Science; Genetics and Breeding; Geography; Geoscience; Hydrogeology; Marine Science; Mineral Geoscience; Natural Resource Management; Plant Production Science; Soil Science and Land Rehabilitation; Urban and Regional Planning; Water Management and Hydrology; and Zoology.

Entry Requirements:

A relevant UWA bachelor degree with honours, with a weighted average of at least 70% in those units for which the results contribute to the calculation of the honours classification, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or a relevant UWA bachelor degree and a relevant UWA graduate diploma with a research component of at least 50% of the course and an average mark of at least 70% in both the research and coursework components of the graduate diploma, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty


The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.

Subjects you can Study:


Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Full time 1 year
Crawley No info No Part time
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information
Enquire about this course

Related courses