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2 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Welcome to our community Welcome to The University of Western Australia (UWA), where you’ll join our accomplished graduates in becoming global professionals who drive change to shape the future. At UWA, we prepare our graduates to improve the lives of others. With the world – and the skills you need to succeed in it – changing all the time, our distinctive, experience-rich curriculum and outstanding learning experience will give you the knowledge and the adaptability to make a positive difference in society. We look forward to you joining our community and supporting you in shaping your future career goals. The University of Western Australia acknowledges that its campuses are situated on Noongar land and that Noongar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.
3 Contents Study at UWA Join UWA Why students love Perth 4 English language requirements 80 A unique campus 6 Help with English language skills 81 Our global reputation 8 How to apply – Postgraduate Coursework 82 Be part of something bigger with UWA 9 Scholarships available to Career and industry experience 10 international students 83 Postgraduate studies at UWA 11 How to apply – Postgraduate Research 84 Student life 12 Postgraduate Research Scholarships 85 Support services 13 Money matters 86 Student Exchange and Index 87 Study Abroad program 14 Useful links and important dates 94 Our Partner Universities 15 Accommodation at UWA 16 Our degrees Choose your postgraduate degree 18 Agricultural, Environmental and International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | uwa.edu.au/study Biological Sciences 20 Architecture, Design and Planning 26 Business and Commerce 30 Law 38 Data and Computer Science 44 Education 46 Engineering 50 Health and Biomedical Sciences 52 Humanities and Social Sciences 64 Music and Fine Arts 70 Physical Sciences and Mathematics 74 Research at UWA 78 Research degrees 79
4 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Why students love Perth By choosing UWA, you’re not just choosing a world top 100 university1, you’re choosing to live in a city of opportunity that’s the perfect base for study – and a launchpad for your career. Growing population An affordable, quality lifestyle • Perth is Australia’s fourth-largest city and is • Perth is a safe, friendly and welcoming city, famous for consistently one of the fastest-growing cities in offering a quality lifestyle Australia • It’s the sunniest capital city in Australia and in the top • Its population has doubled in 40 years2 to 10 healthiest cities in the world6,7, with more than eight 2 million hours of sunshine per day, and good to very good air • It has a projected population of 3.5 million by quality year-round8 2050 3 • Transport is easy – Perth city is less than 20 minutes • Perth is multicultural, warm and welcoming – 37% from beaches and national parks of its population was born overseas, with people • It’s officially rated as world’s 14th most liveable city from 190 countries 4 More recently, Perth has become one Perth is a city of opportunity and of the most affordable destinations for prosperity students. • WA has long been the export powerhouse of the • More affordable than Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane9 Australian economy, producing 48% of Australia’s • Lowest accommodation cost of any Australian capital merchandise exports in 2019-202 city9 • 35% of ASX-listed companies have headquarters 4 in Perth • The economy sees consistently strong economic growth, above the Australian average2 • Annual incomes in Perth are 8% above the national average5 1 QS 2020 4 ThinkPerth 2019 7 Spotahome Healthiest Cities Index, 2018 2 Western Australian Treasury Corporation, 2020 5 Australian Bureau of Statistics May 2020 8 World Air Quality Index Project 3 perth.wa.gov.au, 2020 6 Bureau of Meteorology 9 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2019, Economist Intelligence Unit +2
5 Australia’s gateway to Asia • Perth is the closest major Australian capital city to Asia • Stay connected to home and the global economy – Perth is in the same time zone as 60% of the world’s population (plus/minus 2 hours) • Perth’s proximity to Asia makes the city unique among international study destinations SEOUL BEIJING 13 14 10 TOKYO CHENGDU DOHA DELHI 12 11 12 SHANGHAI 12 DUBAI 11 8 HONG KONG BANGALORE 11 LO KUALA LUMPUR 6 N D O N SINGAPORE 5 JAKARTA 4 NE 17 WY OR K 24 MAU RITIU S 5 BRISBANE 8 JOHANNESBU SYDNEY RG 11 5 AUCKLAND 4 6 MELBOURNE 6 CHRISTCHURCH Flight time from Perth (hours) GMT +3 +4 +5 +6 +7 +8 +9 +10 +11
6 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study A unique campus COTTESLOE BEACH (6KM) 10 MIN DRIVE UWA’s main campus is located on the picturesque banks of the Swan River (Derbarl Yerrigan), just minutes from Perth's CBD. UWA HEALTH CAMPUS Featuring expansive green spaces, cafés and shops, as well as a multitude of UWA COLLEGE ROW modern teaching and research facilities, our campus provides you with a world- class learning environment. See the campus for yourself through our online virtual tour: uwa.edu.au/360-campus-tour/ UWA Claremont Just a few minutes from the UWA campus is the University’s historic Claremont campus, which is home to the UWA Centre for English Language Teaching (UWA CELT) and Taylors College, which provides foundation courses for international students. ENJOY THE SCENERY OF MATILDA BAY UWA’s Albany Centre Located five hours' drive from Perth, the Albany Centre offers students a high-tech learning environment. Here you can experience all that regional Western Australia has to offer while studying at university. albany.uwa.edu.au
7 KINGS PARK (1KM) PERTH CBD (5KM) 15 MIN WALK 10 MIN DRIVE PERTH AIRPORT (22KM) 19 MIN RIDE ON BIKE PATH 30 MIN DRIVE ELIZABETH QUAY UWA CAMPUS International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | uwa.edu.au/study WATCH A MOVIE UNDER DISCOVER UWA’S THE STARS AT SOMERVILLE CULTURAL PRECINCT AUDITORIUM RELAX IN A HERITAGE-LISTED GARDEN
8 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Our global reputation Study at a world top 100 university (QS 2021) #1 IN WA FOR GRADUATE Ranked in the world’s top 50 for EMPLOYABILITY • Agriculture and Forestry ( Q S G R A D UATE EM PLOYABIL IT Y R ANKING 2 0 2 0 ) • Anatomy and Physiology • Civil and Structural Engineering MORE THAN 4,500 GLOBAL • Earth and Marine Sciences INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS • Geology • Geophysics AWARD-WINNING TEACHERS ( AU STR A L IA N AWAR DS FO R U NIV E R SIT Y T E ACHING 2020) • Mineral and Mining Engineering • Sports-related Subjects FIVE STARS FOR (QS WUR BY SUBJECT 2020) — • TEACHING QUALITY • Agricultural Sciences • STUDENT DEMAND • Biological Sciences • STUDENT TEACHER RATIO • Clinical Medicine ( G O O D U N IVER SIT IE S GU IDE 2 0 2 1 ) • Earth Sciences • Ecology RANKED 85TH IN THE WORLD • Environmental Science and Engineering ( A RW U 2 02 0) • Human Biological Sciences • Marine/Ocean Engineering • Mining and Mineral Engineering • Oceanography • Water Resources (ARWU 2020)
9 Be part of something bigger with UWA “ The educational background at When you graduate from UWA, you automatically join our community of UWA has helped me establish my more than 130,000 graduates spanning career, initially as a lawyer, but has also every continent across the globe. That’s a given me the confidence to diversify International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | uwa.edu.au/study powerful network. into the recruitment industry in No matter where you go, you’ll find yourself in the London and now Hong Kong where I company of extraordinary people who will be your am currently a managing director of a mentors, collaborators and friends. market leading global recruitment firm. Connect with and benefit from alumni who are global I have also kept in touch with my UWA leaders in business, industry, government, education, alumni contacts internationally some research and culture. of whom have become close friends as alumni.uwa.edu.au well as clients of mine.” RICKY MANAGING DIRECTOR ROBERT WALTERS (HONG KONG)
10 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Career and industry experience As a UWA student you’ll get career advice and industry experience before you graduate. You’ll also have access to a wide range of resources and services, including– • advice from our dedicated UWA Careers and Employability Centre • one-to-one access with a qualified Career Development Consultant • the UWA Careers and Employability Award Program • the Career Mentor Link Program, matching you with professionals who will share their knowledge and career experience • help with your résumé and preparing for job interviews • access to potential employers at our Careers and “As part of my studies, I’m currently Employability fairs, workshops and seminars interning with Awards WA. It’s a • free and unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning non-government organisation that • industry integrated learning – our talented academics are highly engaged with industry, and, as encourages youth to participate and WA’s top university, we have extensive networks that achieve more out of academic life. I’ve will add to your learning experience also been helping out with the Duke of • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities, where you’ll gain workplace knowledge and skills, as well as Edinburgh Award program and I love lasting professional connections it – it’s a really practical way to get a lot of • the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s award- experience in project management and winning Internship Program with not-for-profit, community and government organisations communication work.” • the chance to get your own UniMentor – or become MELISSA one MASTER OF STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION • access to volunteering opportunities through UWA Student Guild • the opportunity to become a UWA Student Ambassador and gain a strong extracurricular activity for your résumé UWA Careers • Bloom WA, a community of change-makers tackling and Employability global problems Award Program • the IQ Academy program, where you’ll gain the Get the practical work experience skills, mindset and tools to become an entrepreneur and knowledge you need to become • access to My UniHub, your ‘one-stop-shop’ for career-ready, with hands-on learning career planning, opportunities, resources and more. that’s highly valued by employers. careers.uwa.edu.au/award
11 Postgraduate studies at UWA International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | uwa.edu.au/study A postgraduate degree is a great way to Seek industry insights Our strong industry partnerships provide you with elevate the next stage of your career – valuable exposure and contacts even before you graduate. whether you want to change direction completely, expand your skillset or already Seek passionate and engaged mentors have a specialist subject in mind. You’ll be taught by world-leading experts who want you to get involved in their research. At UWA, you’ll graduate with the experience, knowledge and ability you’ll need to achieve your goals. Seek hands-on, practical experience You’ll get out of the classroom and into the field You’ll also widen your employment prospects by growing (sometimes it’s an actual field), gaining practical research your level of expertise and making valuable connections experience. with industry professionals. Seek something more You’ll graduate with a higher level of skills and knowledge, making you more attractive to employers.
12 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Student life UWA is more than a university – it’s your community. There are many great places to eat, drink and shop, get fit, discover incredible art, relax, study and more. Accommodation Internships Living at UWA means you can easily walk to uni, cafés and Gain valuable experience for your future career. shops; you're also a short bus ride to the city and Perth's best beaches. Libraries UWA has five libraries across campus with high-tech study Arts and culture facilities, resources and learning spaces. Our on-campus art gallery features rotating exhibitions. Explore museums and enjoy regular music concerts. Spirituality and faith UWA is a multi-faith university that supports and Events welcomes students with diverse cultural and spiritual Enjoy fun social events, opportunities for industry backgrounds. networking, workshops and more. Sport and fitness Extracurricular courses and programs Get active with our state-of-the-art gym, swimming pool, Through collaborations with industry partners, we offer a wide range of recreational and fitness courses, social a range of free leadership, entrepreneurial and other sports and more. courses to expand your skillset and advance your career. Student clubs and faculty societies Food and drink With more than 140 clubs and societies you’re sure to find Enjoy a variety of cuisines (catering for all dietary a perfect fit. requirements) from cafés and a range of food outlets on campus and in the neighbourhood. UWA app Find events on campus, connect with friends and discover Health promotion all the tools to get ahead. Gain knowledge in various areas across community health and wellbeing to improve the lives of your peers. Volunteering There are opportunities to get involved on or off campus Postgraduate Student Space to support a cause, organisation, charity or group. Enjoy dedicated postgraduate study spaces on campus. uwa.edu.au/study/student-life
13 Support services You’ll have plenty of support and help when Getting started you get to UWA. Here are just a few of the Take part in orientation activities, receive mentoring from services we offer. an experienced student (UniMentor) and support from the UWA team to help you settle into uni life. Academic support One-on-one support, study skills workshops Health and wellbeing International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | uwa.edu.au/study (STUDYSmarter), extensive online resources and more. Confidential medical, welfare and mental-health support with a variety of specialist services and a pharmacy on Career support campus. If you're looking for a doctor or GP, there's a Personalised career advice, industry mentoring, online Medical Centre on campus, as well as counsellors, mental resources, networking events, workshops and more. health nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and more. Childcare services International student support Available for children aged six weeks to five years, plus Our dedicated support services will help you settle into after-school and vacation care for primary school-aged Australia and UWA life. children. Safety Course advice A security team is on campus 24/7 and is available to Advice on study plans, enrolment, scholarships, studying walk you to your car, bus stop or UWA accommodation abroad, extracurricular activities and more. after hours. Disability support UWA Student Guild Perform at your academic best with support for any Run by students, for students, to make sure you have the disability, whether a physical or mental health condition. best university experience possible. UWA can help, no matter if your condition is ongoing, temporary or episodic. uwa.edu.au/students
14 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Student Exchange and Study Abroad program Explore the world without taking a gap year or time out from your degree. 150+ STUDENT-EXCHANGE PARTNER UNIVERSITIES 30 COUNTRIES TO EXPLORE ACROSS FIVE CONTINENTS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TRAVEL THE WORLD WHILE YOU STUDY ENHANCE YOUR EMPLOYABILITY MAKE LIFELONG FRIENDS INCREASE YOUR INDEPENDENCE AND CONFIDENCE “Words can’t explain how amazing exchange was. It was a once-in-a- IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A NEW CULTURE lifetime opportunity and extremely CHOOSE YOUR OWN rewarding to meet so many new EXPERIENCE, FROM TWO people who will be friends for life.” WEEKS TO A YEAR ELLEN UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT uwa.edu.au/study/global BURLINGTON, UNITED STATES
15 Our Partner Universities AUSTRIA GERMANY RÉUNION UNITED STATES University of Vienna Albert-Ludwigs University of National School of Architecture Boston College Vienna University of Economics Freiburg of Montpellier Indiana University and Business Administration Eberhard-Karls University of Iowa State University SINGAPORE Tübingen Kansas State University BELGIUM Nanyang Technological Free University of Berlin Montana State University Catholic University of Leuven University Heinrich Heine University North Carolina State University National University of Singapore BRAZIL Düsseldorf Pacific University Singapore Management Pontifícia Universidade Católica Humbolt University of Berlin Purdue University University do Paraná - PUCPR Ludwig Maximilian University State University of New York at of Munich SOUTH KOREA Brockport CANADA RWTH Aachen Korea University University of Alabama at Dalhousie University University of Stuttgart Seoul National University Birmingham HEC Montréal WHU Otto Beisheim School of Sogang University University of Denver McGill University Management Sungkyunkwan University University of Illinois at Urbana- McMaster University Yonsei University Champaign Queen’s University HONG KONG University of Maryland Simon Fraser University The Chinese University of Hong SPAIN University of Massachusetts University of Alberta Kong Autonomous University of Amherst University of British Columbia University of Hong Kong Barcelona University of New Mexico University of Calgary Comillas Pontifical University IRELAND University of Notre Dame du Université of Montréal Trinity College Dublin SWEDEN Lac University of Ottawa University College Dublin Lund University University of Pennsylvania University of Toronto Stockholm University University of Rochester University of Waterloo ISRAEL Swedish University of University of South Dakota Western University Hebrew University of Jerusalem Agricultural Sciences University of Texas at Austin CHILE ITALY Uppsala University University of Vermont Pontificia Universidad Católica Bocconi University University of Washington SWITZERLAND de Chile Catholic University of the University of West Alabama University of St Gallen Sacred Heart Willamette University CHINA, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC University of Zurich Polytechnic University of Milan OF THAILAND Beijing Language and Culture JAPAN Chulalongkorn University University Akita International University Fudan University Chuo University UNITED KINGDOM Nanjing University Kansai Gaidai University Bader International Study Peking University Kobe University Centre (Queen’s University) Renmin University Kwansei Gakuin University Cardiff University Shanghai Jiao Tong University Nagoya University Durham University International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | uwa.edu.au/study Tsinghua University Okayama University Loughborough University University of Science and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific Manchester Business School Technology China University Queen Mary University of Xi’an Jiaotong University Ritsumeikan University Kyoto London Zhejiang University Sophia University Royal Holloway University of Waseda University London DENMARK University College London Åarhus University MEXICO University of Aberdeen Copenhagen Business School Ibero-American University University of Bath Technical University of Denmark NETHERLANDS University of Bristol University of Copenhagen Leiden University University of Essex FINLAND Maastricht University University of Exeter Aalto University University College Maastricht University of Glasgow University of Helsinki Utrecht University University of Leeds University of Groningen University of Liverpool FRANCE Vrije University University of Manchester Burgundy School of Business ESSEC Business School University of Nottingham NEW ZEALAND Grenoble Alpes University University of Sheffield University of Otago Jean Moulin University Lyon 3 University of Southampton NORWAY University of Sussex Sciences Po Grenoble Norwegian School of University of York Sciences Po Lille Economics and Business Sciences Po Paris URUGUAY Administration New Sorbonne University Universidad de Montevideo Norwegian University of Life Paris 3 Sciences National School of Architecture Norwegian University of of Montpellier Science and Technology University Sorbonne University of Bergen University of Strasbourg University of Oslo University of Stavanger
16 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Accommodation at UWA There are many options for good-quality accommodation close to the UWA campus. Guaranteed accommodation is offered to new full-time students. uwa.edu.au/guaranteed-accommodation Living on campus Make the most of your time at UWA and enjoy an amazing, fully inclusive lifestyle. Our five residential colleges are located directly opposite UWA, and offer a range of room types suitable for postgraduate students. How to apply 1. Research the college websites to decide which suits As well as your own secure, fully furnished room, you’ll get: you best. • some meals (depending on college/room type), cleaning, 2. Apply online at livingoncampus.uwa.edu.au (ranking utilities, internet and more included in your fees the colleges in order of personal preference). • an action-packed calendar of events, activities and 3. You’ll be contacted directly by your first-preference programs college within two weeks. • p lenty of spaces in which to study, relax or be active • an extensive range of personal and career Applications open 12 months in advance. We recommend development opportunities applying as early as possible– you don’t have to wait until • 24/7 support, whether you need help with study or just you receive an offer from UWA. someone to talk to Find out more: uwa.edu.au/colleges • lifelong friends from all over the world. Apply now: livingoncampus.uwa.edu.au Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org Fees: uwa.edu.au/study/live-on-campus/fees S T C AT H ER I N E ’ S COLLEGE ST GEORGE’S COLLEGE STC AT H E R I N E S . U WA . E D U . AU STGC.UWA .EDU. AU ST THOMAS MORE COLLEGE UNIVERSITY HALL TRINIT Y RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE STMC.UWA .EDU. AU UNIHALL .UWA .EDU. AU TRC.UWA .EDU. AU
17 Living off campus UWA owns and manages a range of apartments, units and houses adjacent to campus that are perfect if you’re seeking a more independent lifestyle. Ideal for postgraduate students and students with families you'll live just a short walk away from campus, the Swan River and a variety of local shops and cafés. Properties are partially furnished and you’ll be supported by UWA’s property management team who understand the needs of our students. Most of your neighbours are uni students, too! Whether you choose to rent a UWA-owned property or one that is privately or commercially listed, you'll take full responsibility for the property and sign a rental contract for 6 or 12 months with the option to renew and stay longer. As a guide, the average cost of renting or leasing an unfurnished one- or two-bedroom unit close to UWA is between AUD$220 and AUD$500 per week, but doesn't include utility connection fees or ongoing costs such as electricity and/or gas, telephone and food. International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | uwa.edu.au/study uwa.edu.au/study/student-life/ accommodation/crawley-village-housing Perth city student accommodation Campus Perth and The Boulevard (by The Student Housing Company) are purpose-built student accommodation properties endorsed by UWA. They offer a wide range of private and shared room options with rates starting from AUD$162 per week* and you’ll also have access to a variety of social spaces and onsite support. UWA Housing Database Both are located in Northbridge, Perth’s vibrant UWA Accommodation provides an online housing social and cultural precinct, and close to public database for students. Students who have been transport for easy access to UWA. offered a place at UWA, but have not yet enrolled, can uwa.edu.au/study/student-life/ still create an account and access the database, which accommodation/cbd-accommodation includes listings by UWA students or staff members who have a vacant property or room available to rent. accommodation.uwa.edu.au/housing-database *Based on 2020 rates, subject to room type and availability.
18 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Choose your postgraduate degree UWA offers a range of postgraduate degrees, and you can gain a qualification in as little as six months. Select the one below that best suits your needs. YOU WANT TO EXPAND OR UPDATE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE YOUR INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE GRADUATE DIPLOMA GRADUATE CERTIFICATE YOU WANT TO FOCUS ON A SPECIALISED GRADUATE DIPLOMA AREA OR CHANGE CAREERS MASTER’S GRADUATE DIPLOMA YOU WANT TO GAIN A MASTER’S PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION DOCTORATE MASTER’S BY RESEARCH YOU WANT TO CONTRIBUTE TO SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE HIGHER DEGREE BY RESEARCH DOCTORATE
19 GRADUATE CERTIFICATE (AQF level 8) HIGHER DEGREE BY RESEARCH: These short courses usually take six months to complete MASTER’S AND PHD (AQF level 9 or 10) full time, or the equivalent in part-time study. They give If you enjoy working independently and have a specific you fundamental knowledge for a specific discipline, interest in a topic that you’d like to rigorously explore, making them ideal for developing an existing skillset or embarking on a higher degree by research could be for getting started with an entirely new one. If you haven’t you. You should be curious, driven and naturally drawn already completed a degree but have professional to a deep intellectual challenge. Your unique creativity experience, a graduate certificate can be a great option, and critical thinking will help you contribute original and you can use one as a standalone qualification or as a scholarship to a topic, and you’ll be closely mentored by a possible stepping stone to a graduate diploma and/or a supervisor throughout your candidature. master’s degree. DOCTORATE (AQF level 10) GRADUATE DIPLOMA (AQF level 8) A professional doctorate is ideal if you enjoy research and Usually taking a year full time (or part-time equivalent), want to contribute to the knowledge base of your chosen these build on what you learn in a graduate certificate, profession. It’s a pinnacle of expertise – one of the highest with more in-depth knowledge. They are a good option qualifications you can achieve – and usually takes three to if you’d like to return to study but don’t have the time four years full time (or part-time equivalent). required for a master’s degree. Your graduate diploma can be used as a qualification by itself, or can lead into a master’s at a later date. MASTER’S (AQF level 9) For advancing your career prospects and standing out in your chosen profession, a master’s degree is perfect. RESEARCH VS COURSEWORK Normally running 1.5 to two years full time (or part-time Coursework degrees follow a set pattern equivalent), they are highly regarded by employers for of learning, making them perfect if you’re the high level of specialised industry knowledge and skills looking for a structured way to pick up they give you. the skills you’re looking for. But if you’re Depending on the course you choose, the course type keen to follow a more independent path to may include one or more of the options below: knowledge, our higher degree by research International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | uwa.edu.au/study • Coursework: you’ll take units involving class (HDR) programs are for you. UWA is one of attendance, readings, assignments and exams, similar Australia’s top research-intensive universities, to undergraduate studies but at an advanced level. and our research degrees offer a unique • Coursework and dissertation: your course will opportunity to explore your passion or include both coursework and research (up to 66.6%) follow your interest, while learning alongside components. globally renowned experts. • Thesis and coursework: your course will include both research (more than 66.6%, but less than 100%) and coursework components. • Research: your course will include a supervised research component.
20 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study U WA P L A N T G R OW T H FAC I L I T Y #1 #1 IN AUSTRALIA AND IN AUSTRALIA AND 17TH IN THE WORLD 21ST IN THE WORLD FOR AGRICULTURAL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (ARWU 2020) (ARWU 2020) Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences From studying microorganisms to optimising industrial farms and restoring damaged environments, these courses encompass diverse areas of science. Advances in technology and science are transforming our Top five reasons to study Agriculture, world at an incredible pace. Join us and tackle issues from Environmental and Biological Sciences food security to restoring and maintaining balance in our natural environment. at UWA • 1st in Australia for Agricultural Sciences, and We offer courses in Agricultural Science, Biological Science, Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU, Environmental Science, Geoscience, Hydrogeology, Ocean 2020). Leadership and more. These areas have seen and will • Facilities that support hands-on learning and world- continue to see strong job growth in the future. class teaching and research. joboutlook.gov.au • Partnerships with industry and government agencies. • Award-winning researchers and academics. Your research could include developing solutions • Prestigious scholarships available. for better management of our limited land and water resources, tackling the issues of greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation, or treating plant and animal diseases through medical science.
21 Master of Agricultural REQUIREMENTS To be considered for admission to this course Master of Economics an applicant must have— Biological Science (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent CRICOS CODE: 089266E qualification, as recognised by UWA; CRICOS CODE: 074948B UWA COURSE CODE: 73530 and UWA COURSE CODE: 72520 COURSE TYPE: Coursework (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted COURSE TYPE: Coursework or INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; Coursework and Dissertation DURATION: 1.5-2 years full time and INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year (c) met the prerequisite for the chosen DURATION: 1.5-2 years full time specialisation, as set out in (2) to (3). 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year (2) For the Agricultural Economics and CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Agribusiness specialisations, an applicant Agricultural consultant, economist, must have successfully completed prior CAREER OPPORTUNITIES policy analyst studies at a tertiary level in either science, Biologist, conservation biologist, statistics, mathematics or economics; or in wildlife officer a related cognate discipline, as recognised The Master of Agricultural Economics by UWA. is a globally relevant applied economics The Master of Biological Science teaches (3) For the Crop and Livestock Farming degree tailored to the field of agriculture. Systems , Genetics and Breeding, you techniques ranging from molecular The core themes of the course are Integrated Pest Management, Agricultural and genetic analysis, to data collection applied economic analysis, policy Technology and Soil Science and Plant from whole populations, communities Nutrition specialisations, an applicant must and ecosystems, to big-data synthesis analysis, and agribusiness management have successfully completed prior studies and analysis. The academic staff have science. After graduating, you’ll at a tertiary level in science, as recognised extensive real-world experience in the by UWA. understand how species and ecosystems agribusiness and government sector can be managed, conserved and which makes graduates well-suited to uwa.edu.au/study/m/agricultural- restored. You’ll also be able to provide employment in both government and science clues to advance food production, the industry positions. treatment of plant and animal diseases, International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences and medical science. REQUIREMENTS Master of REQUIREMENTS Biological Arts To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have— To be considered for admission to this course (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent an applicant must have— qualification, as recognised by UWA; CRICOS CODE: 083855K (1) (a) a Bachelor of Science, or an and UWA COURSE CODE: 71530 equivalent qualification, as (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted COURSE TYPE: Coursework and recognised by UWA; and Average Mark of at least 50 per cent. Dissertation (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; uwa.edu.au/study/m/agricultural- DURATION: 1.5-2 years full time and 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year (c) met the prerequisite for the chosen economics specialisation, as set out in (2) to (3). (2) For the Conservation Biology CAREER OPPORTUNITIES specialisation, an applicant must have Master of Academic, artistic director, visual arts professional successfully completed prior studies at a Agricultural Science tertiary level in biology (excluding human biology), or in a related cognate discipline, This course is designed for experienced as recognised by UWA. CRICOS CODE: 074945E art practitioners, scientists or humanities (3) For the Marine Biology specialisations, UWA COURSE CODE: 72510 an applicant must have successfully scholars who wish to engage with COURSE TYPE: Coursework or completed prior studies at a tertiary Coursework and Dissertation creative bioresearch. The course focuses level in either marine science or biology INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 on recent advances in life sciences, (excluding human biology), or in a related DURATION: 1.5-2 years full time both in theory and practice. Emphasis cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA. 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year is placed on critical thought, ethical and (4) For the Zoology specialisation, an applicant must have successfully cultural issues and cross-disciplinary completed prior studies at a tertiary level CAREER OPPORTUNITIES experimentation in art and science. in animal science, or in a related cognate Agricultural consultant, agricultural discipline, as recognised by UWA. scientist, environmental manager REQUIREMENTS To be considered for admission to this course uwa.edu.au/study/m/biological- World populations and economies are an applicant must have— science increasing their demands for food and (1) (a) a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Fine Arts, fibre. Agricultural systems are placed or an equivalent qualification, as under pressure to meet environmental, recognised by UWA; and social and economic goals. To maintain (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted or increase production levels, an Average Mark of at least 50 per cent. understanding of the complex factors that shape agricultural systems is uwa.edu.au/study/m/biological- required. Gain the knowledge and skills arts needed for a future in the rapidly evolving field of agricultural science.
22 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Master of Master of Master of Geoscience Biotechnology Environmental CRICOS CODE: 074954D CRICOS CODE: 083859F Science UWA COURSE CODE: 72550 COURSE TYPE: Coursework or UWA COURSE CODE: 71580 CRICOS CODE: 074951G Coursework and Dissertation COURSE TYPE: Coursework or UWA COURSE CODE: 72530 INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 Coursework and Dissertation COURSE TYPE: Coursework or DURATION: 2 years full time INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 Coursework and Dissertation 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year DURATION: 1.5-2 years full time INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year DURATION: 1.5-2 years full time CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$40,700 per year CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Geologist, hydrogeologist, geological Biotechnologist, biomanufacturing surveyor CAREER OPPORTUNITIES specialist, business development Environmental consultant, manager Knowledge of past and present earth environmental manager, environmental processes is fundamental for predicting scientist This is a signature program that sets future changes in environments and us apart from other universities by climate as well as contributing to the This master’s degree will develop your offering a thorough grounding in management of vital resources. Gain practical experience in dealing with state-of-the-art biotechnology and high-level skills in interpretation and issues such as climate change, water combining this with training in enterprise integration of geoscience data applied resource management, sustainable and commercialisation. This includes to understand the location, origin and natural resource use, and the developing the theory of genetics and evolution of important resources and rehabilitation of degraded or polluted molecular biology in parallel with skills other geoscience problems. environments. You’ll gain advanced skills training in practical techniques such as and knowledge in the monitoring and genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, REQUIREMENTS assessment of environmental systems To be considered for admission to this course recombinant DNA methods, and basic using field, laboratory, modelling and an applicant must have— and advanced bioinformatics. statistical methods and techniques. (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS and To be considered for admission to this course (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have— Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; an applicant must have— (1) (a) a Bachelor of Science, or an and (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, as equivalent qualification, as (c) successfully completed prior tertiary recognised by UWA; and recognised by UWA; and study in geology, or in a related (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted cognate discipline, as recognised by Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; UWA. and and (c) met the prerequisite for the chosen (c) met the prerequisite for the chosen specialisation. uwa.edu.au/study/m/geoscience specialisation. (2) For the Environmental Management or (2) For the Biochemistry and Molecular Environmental Economics specialisations, Biology specialisation, an applicant must have— an applicant must have completed prior studies at a tertiary level in either science, Master of (a) successfully completed intermediate units at a tertiary level engineering, economics, natural resource Hydrogeology management, urban and regional in biochemistry, or equivalent, as planning, or policy studies, or a related recognised by UWA; and CRICOS CODE: 074963C cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA. (b) successfully completed intermediate UWA COURSE CODE: 72540 (3) For the Catchments and Water or units at a tertiary level in molecular COURSE TYPE: Coursework or Environmental Rehabilitation or Sensing biology, or equivalent, as recognised Coursework and Dissertation and Data Science specialisations, an by UWA. INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 applicant must have completed prior (3) For the Environmental and Agricultural DURATION: 1.5-2 years full time studies at a tertiary level in either earth, Biotechnology specialisation, an applicant 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year environmental, engineering, biological must have successfully completed or physical sciences, or a related cognate Chemistry ATAR, or CHEM1003 discipline, as recognised by UWA. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Introductory Chemistry, or equivalent, as (4) For the Marine and Coastal specialisation, Hydrogeologist, environmental recognised by UWA. an applicant must have completed prior consultant, researcher (4) For the Genetics and Genomics studies at a tertiary level in either marine, specialisation, an applicant must have environmental, engineering, biological successfully completed intermediate units Hydrogeology deals with the or physical sciences, or a related cognate at a tertiary level in genetics, or equivalent, discipline, as recognised by UWA. distribution and flow of groundwater as recognised by UWA. beneath Earth's surface and the (5) For the AQUAtech specialisation, uwa.edu.au/study/m/ interaction of groundwater with the an applicant must have successfully completed Chemistry ATAR, or environmental-science atmosphere, biosphere and Earth's crust equivalent, as recognised by UWA. via chemical, physical and biological processes in groundwater systems. This uwa.edu.au/study/m/biotechnology course will develop your understanding of these complex and dynamic
23 processes and the impacts of human activity and environmental change on Master of Ore This course enables you to develop skills in geological and geophysical data groundwater systems. Deposit Geology analysis and integration of datasets related to sedimentary basin analysis CRICOS CODE: 015855G REQUIREMENTS and petroleum geoscience. Emphasis is UWA COURSE CODE: 70590 To be considered for admission to this course placed on the development of practical COURSE TYPE: Coursework an applicant must have— INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 skills underpinned by conceptual (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent DURATION: 1 year part time knowledge, and the application of both qualification, as recognised by UWA; 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year to solving problems related to basin and (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted history and petroleum exploration Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; CAREER OPPORTUNITIES through coursework and research project and Geologist, mining consultant, researcher components of the course. (c) successfully completed prior tertiary study in geology, environmental With world-class ore bodies becoming REQUIREMENTS engineering, environmental science (including units in hydrology or more difficult to find, there is an increasing To be considered for admission to this course equivalent), or hydrogeology, or recognition that geologists require new an applicant must have— in a related cognate discipline, as approaches and skills in order to discover (1) (a) a Bachelor of Geology, or an recognised by UWA. equivalent qualification, as significant deposits into the future. The recognised by UWA; and Master of Ore Deposit Geology has been (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted uwa.edu.au/study/m/ designed for practicing geoscientists who Average Mark of at least 50 per cent. hydrogeology want to gain up-to-date knowledge and skills relevant to economic geology and uwa.edu.au/study/m/petroleum- mineral exploration. geoscience Master of Ocean Leadership REQUIREMENTS To be considered for admission to this course Master of Science International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences CRICOS CODE: 096270F an applicant must have— UWA COURSE CODE: 62540 (1) (a) a Bachelor of Geology or Geoscience, or an equivalent qualification, as CRICOS CODE: 058945E COURSE TYPE: Coursework UWA COURSE CODE: 70630 INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 recognised by UWA; and (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted COURSE TYPE: Thesis and Coursework DURATION: 2 years full time INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$42,200 per year Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; and DURATION: 1 year full time (c) at least two years of professional 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$40,100 per year CAREER OPPORTUNITIES experience in a relevant occupation; Marine researcher, renewable energy or CAREER OPPORTUNITIES developer, marine conservationist, (2) (a) a Bachelor of Geology or Geoscience Academic, university lecturer, scientist renewable energy, government, with Honours, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; offshore oil and gas, not-for-profit and The Master of Science is a research and aquaculture (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted degree allowing you to gain advanced Average Mark of at least 50 per cent. knowledge in your chosen area of The Master of Ocean Leadership study: Agriculture and Environment, develops your ocean-related leadership uwa.edu.au/study/m/ore-deposit- Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, skills and expertise across marine science, geology Human Sciences, Molecular Sciences engineering, law, resource economics or Psychological Science. You’ll gain and environmental management. This advanced understanding and skills will enable you to strategically manage Master of Petroleum in your chosen area of study through human challenges in ocean systems and to implement solutions for the future of Geoscience undertaking a supervised research project and coursework units that include our coasts and seas. CRICOS CODE: 093309J a literature review/proposal unit and an UWA COURSE CODE: 73540 advanced coursework unit. REQUIREMENTS COURSE TYPE: Coursework or To be considered for admission to this course Coursework and Dissertation REQUIREMENTS an applicant must have— INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 To be considered for admission to this course (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent DURATION: 2 years full time an applicant must have— qualification, as recognised by UWA; 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year (1) (a) a Bachelor of Science with at least and upper second class honours (2A), (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted CAREER OPPORTUNITIES or an equivalent qualification, as Average Mark of at least 50 per cent. recognised by UWA; and Geoscientist, mining consultant, (b) a written agreement by a suitable geophysicist uwa.edu.au/study/m/ocean- research supervisor. leadership uwa.edu.au/study/m/science
24 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study Master of Science Communication CRICOS CODE: 061841J UWA COURSE CODE: 51580 COURSE TYPE: Coursework or Coursework and Dissertation INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 DURATION: 1.5-2 years full time 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$39,500 per year CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Communications officer, health promotion officer, marketing officer Science communicators use their knowledge of science to help raise the level of understanding about important Professor Richard J Hobbs FAA is a issues in science, bridging the gap UWA professor, IAS Distinguished between the scientific community Fellow and an internationally and the public. This course is aimed at renowned ecologist. The Australian students who already have a background Academy of Science Fellow also in science or communication and wish to heads up the Ecosystem Restoration learn the principles and practical skills of and Intervention Ecology Research effective science communication. Group (ERIE) and was awarded an ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship REQUIREMENTS for his research into ‘Intervention To be considered for admission to this course ecology: managing ecosystems in an applicant must have— the 21st century’. (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and Professor Hobbs is a highly cited (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted author who has written extensively Average Mark of at least 50 per cent on: uwa.edu.au/study/m/science- • vegetation dynamics and communication management • ecosystem fragmentation • ecosystem rehabilitation and restoration • landscape ecology • conservation biology. Currently, his research focuses on managing and restoring ecosystems in a rapidly changing world – and there’s no place more ideal to do that than Western Australia. Over his career, he has worked with the CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology in Western Australia and worked on the dynamics of fragmented ecosystems in the Wheatbelt, becoming the Officer in Charge of the Western Australian laboratory in 1997. In 2000 Professor Hobbs took up a Chair in Environmental Science at Murdoch University and was awarded an ARC Australian Professorial Fellowship in 2006.
25 “Western Australia, and the South West in particular, is one of five of the most diverse parts of the planet, so as an ecologist it’s a fascinating place to be. We’re still learning so much about the plants and animals here, still discovering new ones, so it’s a biological International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences frontier.” PROFESSOR RICHARD HOBBS INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED ECOLOGIST
26 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study STUDY ALONGSIDE EXPERTS IN THE FIELD TOP EMPLOYER REPUTATION IN WA FOR ARCHITECTURE (QS 2020) ONE OF THE TOP 6 UNIVERSITIES IN AUSTRALIA OFFERING ARCHITECTURE COURSES (QS 2021) Architecture, Design and Planning Study Architecture, Design and Planning to create cities, cultures and communities for a sustainable future. Creative and strategic thinkers come together to push Top five reasons to study Architecture, the boundaries of knowledge, culture, habitats and Design and Planning at UWA landscapes. At UWA, you’ll be part of a community • Learn from award-winning, internationally that aims to understand the architecture, landscape and recognised teachers and practitioners. art of Australian cities and housing, creating an impact on • All courses have strong practical and Australia and the world. creative components. • Impressive industry and community engagement Our courses prepare you for a wide range of careers in allows you to work on real-world projects, ranging areas such as architecture, building information modelling, from housing to museums to space stations. landscape architecture, urban design, urban and regional • Make use of equipment and state-of-the-art facilities planning and more. such as plastic-extrusion 3D printers, laser cutters, printmaking studios and 24/7 computer labs. Our research focuses on Western Australian and • Our students have won national and international Australian cities and housing, contemporary landscape student competitions. theory, urban ecology and biophilic design, visual and building cultures, contemporary Australian art theory and practice, Indigenous art, and Byzantine architecture.
27 Master of Architecture Building Information GRADUATE DIPLOMA CRICOS CODE: 084738G Modelling CRICOS CODE: 102292A UWA COURSE CODE: 25340 UWA COURSE CODE: 25520 INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 COURSE TYPE: Coursework or CAREER OPPORTUNITIES DURATION: 0.5 years full time Coursework and Dissertation Architect*, digital engineer*, 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$18,400 full course INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 project manager DURATION: 2–3.5* years full time REQUIREMENTS 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$37,400 per year To be considered for admission to this course Building Information Modelling (BIM) an applicant must have— is a new paradigm in construction. The CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent industry uses 3D models as the basis of a qualification, as recognised by UWA; Architect, urban designer, project building inception, design, construction and manager management and facilities management. (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted Mastery of BIM puts you at the forefront Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; The Master of Architecture course and of the construction industry, allowing you provides an education in the (c) at least two years’ professional to have a direct impact on the quality of experience in a relevant occupation; conceptualisation, design and our built environment and to become a and construction of buildings and other decision-maker rather than simply a team (d) successfully completed prior structures across a range of types study in a field relevant to Building member. and scales. You’ll develop an ability to Information Modelling; integrate information drawn from a range or * With relevant prior qualifications (2) significant work experience including of subject areas, and acquire advanced at least five years with a material level of knowledge and skills that prepare you MASTER'S responsibility. for successful careers in the creative and diverse world of architectural practice. CRICOS CODE: 094494F uwa.edu.au/study/gd/building- UWA COURSE CODE: 25540 information-modelling COURSE TYPE: Coursework SPECIALISATIONS INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 Building Information Modelling; Landscape DURATION: 1 year full time Design; Social Impact Design; Urban Design 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$36,800 per year Master of Landscape PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS Architecture The Master of Architecture is professionally accredited and meets the requirements of the To be considered for admission to this course CRICOS CODE: 084739F International Postgraduate Course Guide 2021–22 | Architecture, Design and Planning Architects Board of Western Australia and the an applicant must have— UWA COURSE CODE: 25550 Australian Institute of Architects. Following the (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent COURSE TYPE: Coursework or completion of the course, you must undertake qualification, as recognised by UWA; Coursework and Dissertation a minimum of two years’ professional work and INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 experience under the direction of a registered (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted DURATION: 2–3* years full time architect, and then pass the Architectural Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$36,800 per year Practice Examination (APE) before being and eligible to register as an architect in Australia. (c) at least two years’ professional experience in a relevant occupation; CAREER OPPORTUNITIES REQUIREMENTS and Landscape architect, landscape To be considered for admission to this course (d) successfully completed prior architectural draftsperson, an applicant must have— study in a field relevant to Building environmental manager (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent Information Modelling. qualification, as recognised by UWA; and * With relevant prior qualifications The Master of Landscape Architecture (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted provides an education in the design, Average Mark of at least 60 per cent. uwa.edu.au/study/m/building- management and resilience of natural information-modelling and built landscapes for the benefit of * 2 years for students with an undergraduate major in our communities and to improve the Architecture or up to 3.5 years full time for students without previous studies in Architecture. quality of the environment. Students gain the knowledge and skills to respond to uwa.edu.au/study/m/architecture complex issues such as climate change and biodiversity loss by applying systems thinking and creative practice to develop long-term, multi-scale solutions.
28 The University of Western Australia | uwa.edu.au/study SPECIALISATIONS Environmental Planning; Research; REQUIREMENTS To be considered for admission to this course Master of Urban and Urban Design an applicant must have— Regional Planning (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION qualification, as recognised by UWA; CRICOS CODE: 074960F The Master of Landscape Architecture and UWA COURSE CODE: 72560 is accredited by the Australian Institute (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted COURSE TYPE: Coursework or of Landscape Architects. After finishing Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; Coursework and Dissertation the Master of Landscape Architecture, and INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 graduates must complete at least two years of (c) successfully completed prior study in DURATION: 1.5–2 years full time professional practice before being eligible to a field relevant to urban design; 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$41,700 per year become a registered landscape architect. or (2) completed a Graduate Certificate in Urban Design or Graduate Diploma in CAREER OPPORTUNITIES REQUIREMENTS Urban and town planner, principal Urban Design at UWA. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have— planner, urban growth coordinator (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent uwa.edu.au/study/m/urban- qualification, as recognised by UWA; design Urban and regional planners ensure and that cities, towns and regions have (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted GRADUATE DIPLOMA vibrant economies and communities, Average Mark of at least 60 per cent. provide for a high quality of life, and CRICOS CODE: 058210M * Two years for students with an undergraduate major are environmentally sustainable. To UWA COURSE CODE: 25310 in Landscape Architecture or up to three years INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 achieve this, planners need a good full time for students without previous studies in DURATION: 1 year full time understanding of the way in which Landscape Architecture. 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$36,800 full societies, economies and environments course operate and interact. This master’s uwa.edu.au/study/m/landscape- architecture provides knowledge of concepts and REQUIREMENTS methods in urban and regional planning To be considered for admission to this course and is ideal if you’d like to upskill or start a an applicant must have— Urban Design (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; career in planning. and PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted The Master of Urban and Regional Planning Urban designer, architect*, city/town Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; is accredited by the Planning Institute of planner and Australia (PIA) and graduates are eligible (c) successfully completed prior study in to apply for membership in the Urban and a field relevant to urban design; Regional Planning chapter. Explore the urban jungle, studying at or the Australian Urban Design Research (2) completed a Graduate Certificate in REQUIREMENTS Centre, and develop techniques of Urban Design at UWA. To be considered for admission to this course sustainable urban design suited to this an applicant must have— urban century. Develop an in-depth uwa.edu.au/study/gd/urban- (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent understanding of urban design theories design qualification, as recognised by UWA; and and issues, techniques of urban analysis (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted and skills for the design and development GRADUATE CERTIFICATE Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; of sustainable neighbourhoods and or CRICOS CODE: 058209D cities. (2) completion of the Graduate Certificate in UWA COURSE CODE: 25210 Urban and Regional Planning; INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 or * With relevant prior qualifications DURATION: 0.5 years full time (3) significant work experience including 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$18,400 full course at least five years with a material level of MASTER'S responsibility. REQUIREMENTS CRICOS CODE: 074757J To be considered for admission to this course UWA COURSE CODE: 25530 uwa.edu.au/study/m/urban-and- an applicant must have— COURSE TYPE: Coursework or (1) (a) a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent regional-planning Coursework and Dissertation qualification, as recognised by UWA; INTAKE: Semester 1, Semester 2 and DURATION: 2 years full time (b) the equivalent of a UWA Weighted 2021 TUITION FEE: AUD$36,800 per year Average Mark of at least 50 per cent; and SPECIALISATIONS (c) successfully completed prior study in Environmental Planning; Landscape Design; a field relevant to urban design; Urban and Regional Planning or (2) significant work experience including at least five years with a material level of responsibility. uwa.edu.au/study/gc/urban-design
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