Courses Handbook 2008

308128 v.2 Master of Philosophy (Land and Water Management)


Course CRICOS Code: 061506B
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 2 Years


This research course provides the opportunity to develop special interests in selected areas of Land and Water Management by means of a research thesis. A research project has to be conducted. This includes presentation of a research thesis.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Completion of a good honours degree from an approved institution. Alternatively, admission may be gained by the completion of a relevant postgraduate diploma or equivalent to a satisfactory standard. A background in research methodology is required. If this is not met, then an appropriate research methodology unit will have to be completed. Appropriate bridging units in areas relevant to the research topic may have to be undertaken.

Duration and Availability

The minimum course duration is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study. The maximum duration is two years full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Course Organisation

This is a research degree. Areas of research will reflect research interests of the supervising staff. The contents of this course should be determined in consultation with the postgraduate coordinator, Muresk Institute. Applicants without prior studies in research methods and statistics will be required to undertake relevant preparatory units. This will increase the stated course duration.

Professional Recognition

Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will find employment with industries associated with the supply chain of these industries.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure Hrs/Wk Credit
Majors, Streams or Other Core Components
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Year Location Period All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2008 Bentley Campus Research Term 1 Y        
2008 Bentley Campus Research Term 2 Y        
2008 Northam Campus Research Term 1 Y        
2008 Northam Campus Research Term 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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