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Environmental Science Programme

The Environmental Science Programme is a multidisciplinary Master’s degree programme that allows students to take coursework and conduct research across two or more disciplines: Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Marine Science, Surveying and Zoology. Most students enter the Environmental Science Programme from a more traditional science discipline (e.g. a BSc in chemistry, ecology, geography or zoology) and use the programme to gain the interdisciplinary expertise and experience necessary to address complex environmental issues.

Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Science at University of Otago

This two-year Master’s degree encompasses coursework and research. Coursework selection and the research is done under the supervision of research staff in the Departments of Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Marine Science, Surveying and Zoology.

Related programmes

In addition to this MSc programme, University of Otago offers many related environmental programmes at both the postgraduate and undergraduate level.