Master of Science (Environmental Earth Science)
This coursework program is designed for graduates from other disciplines who wish to seek skills and training in resource and environmental impact assessment, mine site rehabilitation as well as soil and water science.
|Mode|| On campus study.
Part time available
What is environmental earth science?
Environmental earth science (or geoscience) covers a range of topics including hydrology, sedimentology and geomorphology.
Who is this course for?
This coursework program provides specialist skills and knowledge for science graduates wanting to pursue careers in environmental earth science. Environmental scientists undertake work such as developing ways to minimise the impacts of humans on the natural environment.
How you will study
This course is available in Townsville and Cairns. It is available part time (domestic students only) and full time.
The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences teaches this course. The School brings together a team of academic and associate staff across multiple disciplines.
Nationally-recognised leader in geoscience
state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities
internationally-acclaimed academic teaching staff
strong collaboration with industry and research organisations, both locally and internationally.
A postgraduate qualification from JCU can enhance your career prospects, enable you to reskill and change careers completely, or develop a specialist area of expertise and personal interest.
Earth science and environmental science graduates enjoy well-paid careers in Australia and overseas. A range of opportunities await graduates in the academia as well as in private and public sectors.
As an Environ mental Scientist, for instance, you will measure and record features of the environment and study, assess and develop methods of controlling or minimizing the harmful effects of hum an activity on the environment.
Graduates can also get jobs as research assistants or support staff for teaching. With a PhD, you can gain research positions (Postdoctoral, Fellowships) that are often funded for a few years or apply for permanent positions as a lecturer and researcher.
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.