Master of Environmental Science and Technology
Gain a broad understanding of multiple disciplines relevant to environmental science along with more in-depth knowledge in a particular area of science.
As a future manager in environmental science, you'll design and manage projects and communicate with a wide range of audiences..
Learning and teaching
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
The Master of Environmental Science and Technology consists of 192 credit points. This incorporates the Graduate Diploma (96 credit points).
You'll complete compulsory courses preparing you to operate as a professional in the environmental sector, manage projects and carry out research.
You'll study fundamental science and technology in classes and workshops. You will also learn new and developing sustainable technologies and environmental protection methods.
You'll do a research project in your interest area and complete science and technology electives.
Program entry requirements
Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in Science or Engineering.
English language requirements
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
- TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 580 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5)
- TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 92 with a minimum of 20 in each section
- Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade B
- Pearson: Minimum score of 58 (no band less than 50).
Last updated January 6, 2016