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Master of Hydrogeology - Coursework

Enhance your skills and knowledge in hydrogeology by completing the Master of Hydrogeology.

Introduction

Hydrogeology deals with the distribution, flow and interaction of groundwater with the Earth including the hydrosphere, biosphere and lithosphere.
The Master of Hydrogeology will prepare you to deal with topics such as groundwater dynamics, exploration, drilling and aquifer tests, sustainable allocation of groundwater, contamination, and computer modelling.
Domestic students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place within this course.

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Course description, features and facilities

Hydrogeology is an interdisciplinary area which investigates the chemical, physical, and biological interactions occurring between water, soils/rocks, the natural environment and society.

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Structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2014;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Master of Hydrogeology (coursework)

Take all unit(s) (66 points):

NSGEOS4401Hydrogeological Systems
NSGEOS4402Hydrogeological Impact Assessment
NSGEOS5501Advanced Hydrogeology
S1, S2, NSGEOS5502Hydrogeology Industry Placement
S1 & S2GEOS5534Hydrogeology Project Part 1
S1 & S2GEOS5535Hydrogeology Project Part 2
S1 & S2GEOS5536Hydrogeology Project Part 3
S1 & S2GEOS5537Hydrogeology Project Part 4
S1, S2SCIE4401Data Use in the Natural Sciences
S1, S2SCIE4402Data Management and Analysis in the Natural Sciences
S1, S2SCIE4403The Conduct, Ethics and Communication of Science

Take unit(s) to the value of 18 points from Group A:

Group A

NSENVT4401Advanced Land Use and Management
S2ENVT4406Catchment and River Processes
NSENVT4411Geographic Information Systems Applications
NSGEOS4413Environmental Geoscience

Take unit(s) to the value of 12 points from Group B:

Group B

NSENVT5503Remediation of Soils and Groundwater
NSENVT5510Soil Dynamics
S2ENVT5511Advanced Geographic Information Systems
NSGEOS5504Mining Hydrogeology
S2SCIE5500Advanced Modelling

Career opportunities

This course develops students' abilities to deal with topics such as groundwater dynamics, exploration, drilling and aquifer tests, sustainable allocation of groundwater, contamination and computer modelling.

Related careers

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Further study opportunities

Students with a Master of Environmental Science can pursue further studies in research including the Master of Science by Thesis and Coursework in, for example, Hydrogeology.

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These pages are under review and are being updated.

Check the Entrance requirements

This course is available to Australian and international students.

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  1. Admission Requirements
  2. English competency

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree from this University with a relevant major or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Hydrogeology of this university or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty.

English competency

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How to apply

This course is available to Australian and international students.

On this page

  1. Application Deadlines
  2. How to apply
  3. Fees
  4. Contact details - admission information

Application Deadlines

Semester 1: 24 January 2014
Semester 2: 20 June 2014

How to apply

Submit a completed application form

Fees

Annual fee: $8291.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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On this page

  1. Application Deadlines
  2. How to apply
  3. Fees
  4. Contact details - admission information

Application Deadlines

While there are no strict application deadlines for the submission of international postgraduate coursework applications, prospective students are strongly encouraged to apply with sufficient time to allow for the processing of their application and to secure a student visa.

Postgraduate coursework applications generally take four weeks from receipt of an application to offer.

How to apply

International postgraduate applicants must complete the postgraduate application form and submit it through an authorised UWA overseas representative or directly to the UWA International Centre.

Fees

Annual fee: $32370.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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Master of Hydrogeology - Coursework: the details

Status
Available 2014
Locations offered
Crawley
Attendance types
Part-time, Full-time
Delivery mode
Internal
Starting dates
Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly first year time commitment
For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Standard full-time completion
2 years
Maximum time to complete
5 years
Contact details: course information
Science Student Office
Agricultural Central building
postgrad-science@uwa.edu.au
Ask UWA
6488 7333
Course code
72540
CRICOS Code
074963C
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