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Master of Scientific Studies (Ourimbah)

Details

Program Code 11244
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Admission Instructions:

How to apply as a:

Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Face to face on campus.

Description

The Master of Scientific Studies is a 120 unit Postgraduate (Coursework) degree. It is part of an integrated program consisting of the Graduate Certificate, the Graduate Diploma in Science and Master of Scientific Studies.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

Not available to new students.

Assumed Knowledge

Not available to new students.

International Students

International students must comply with the University of Newcastle’s English Language Proficiency requirements. Consequently, no additional strategies in relation to English language beyond those provided by the University should be required.

Special Needs

The support structures of the Student Support Unit will be available to assist any students with a disability or chronic illness. The Faculty accepts responsibility, in liaison with the Student Support Unit, for providing reasonable accommodations to allow students with disabilities to complete the program. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will draw on the assistance and support provided by the Wollotuka Indigenous Support Unit.

Recommended Studies

Not available to new students.

Requirements and Structure

The program requires the completion of 120 units of coursework courses comprising (80 units) and a research project (40 units).

Students may undertake courses in two disciplines with the approval of the Head of School offering the courses.

Course Information

Marine Science

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.
MARI6910 Foundations of Marine Science Not currently offered 20 units
MARI6920 Topics in Marine Science Not currently offered 20 units
MARI6930 Advanced Topics in Marine Science Not currently offered 20 units
MARI6940 Research Developments in Marine Science Not currently offered 20 units
MARI6950 Project I Not currently offered 20 units
MARI6960 Project II Not currently offered 20 units

Sustainable Resource Management

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.
SRMT6910 Foundations of Sustainable Resource Management Not currently offered 20 units
SRMT6920 Topics in Sustainable Resource Management Not currently offered 20 units
SRMT6930 Advanced Topics in Sustainable Resource Management Not currently offered 20 units
SRMT6940 Research Developments in Sustainable Resource Man Not currently offered 20 units
SRMT6950 Project I Not currently offered 20 units
SRMT6960 Project II Not currently offered 20 units