Taught course


University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • an undergraduate degree with a major in Agricultural Science, Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, Food Science, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Plant Science or Zoology, or an equivalent qualification; and
  • a course weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%).

Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • prior academic performance

Months of entry

February, July

Course content

The Master of Geoscience course provides graduate level coursework and professional training with specialisations in environmental geoscience and mineral resources and exploration. Graduates from a broad range of scientific backgrounds will study general geoscience and specialisation-specific topics and be trained in professional skills relevant to geosciences, business and leadership by leading academics and industry professionals.

Students will have the opportunity to study core and elective subjects in a range of geoscientific fields at leading Australian Universities through an established shared regional teaching program (Victorian Institute of Earth and Planetary Sciences, VIEPS).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

University of Melbourne
+61 3 9035 5511