Master of Philosophy (Earth and Environmental Sciences)
at University of Wollongong
2 years
72,480 per course
The Master of Philosophy comprises 24 credit points of coursework and a 72-credit point thesis. Academic Units may award advanced standing for the coursework component and will determine the appropriate entry point.This course provides students with the opportunity to undertake a substantive research project which is expected to make a valued contribution to the field. With the exception of undertaking a PhD, the MPhil is the most research intensive course offered in Earth and Environmental Sciences. The coursework component of the degree is designed to complement the research thesis, through allowing candidates to select subjects with direct relevance for their research question.The thesis may investigate any aspect of Earth or Environmental Sciences deemed appropriate to the degree. This includes Quaternary studies/palaeoclimate, early Earth evolution, Geophysics, Sedimentary Basin Analysis, Geochronology, coastal landscape change, Geochemistry/mineralogy, Structural or Economic Geology, Earth system modelling/Earth system change, terrestrial, marine or atmospheric processes, Archaeology, climate change and environmental systems and management.
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