We will present detailed information on honours and postgraduate coursework, and there will be time to mingle with academics after the presentation and ask for more information.
What is Honours?
During Honours, you spend a year (full-time equivalent) on a research project of your choice and work very closely with a Murdoch academic who will be the principal supervisor.
Murdoch University offers a range of honours courses, depending on your Major:
A list of currently available projects can be found here.
There are also honours scholarships available, described here.
How to apply for Honors?
Prior to applying for honours, you must first speak to a Murdoch academic about doing honours under their supervision. Once you’ve had these discussions and an academic has agreed to supervise your project, you can apply following the instructions provided on this link.
When to apply?
If you have already completed your 3-year Bachelor degree, you can apply anytime.
If you are currently finishing your 3-year Bachelor degree, you can apply as soon as you have completed your course requirements, i.e., as soon as your final results are out. You do not need to wait for your final results before talking to Murdoch academics about honours, and you can speak to us anytime.
Postgraduate coursework options
In Environmental and Conservation Sciences, we also offer a range of postgraduate offerings aimed at specialisations in environmental science, environmental impact assessment and management.
Depending on your background and career aspirations, you may be interested in the graduate certificate (1-semester full-time to complete):
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Assessment and Management (GradCertEnvAsstMan)
Or the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science (2 semesters to complete) (Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science (GradDipEnv).
Any of the above lead to the one-year Master of Environmental Science (MEnvSc).
Our students have successfully gained employment in the public and private sectors, including the consulting industry in Australia and overseas.
After completing postgraduate qualifications, you will be able to pursue careers in environmental consulting, monitoring and management, community education and engagement, and gain employment in the resources sector or federal, state and local government departments with portfolios in the environment, water, energy and mining, agriculture, biodiversity conservation, coastal management and planning, or their international counterparts.