Master degree courses

Find any postgraduate degree courses offered by the Joint Colleges of Science at the ANU.

Code Title Term Units
ASTR6002 Black Holes and Cosmology Second Semester, 2017 6
ASTR6007 From Stars to Galaxies First Semester, 2017 6
ASTR8001 Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

3-24
ASTR8002 Astrophysical Gas Dynamics   6
ASTR8003 High Energy Astrophysics First Semester, 2017 6
ASTR8004 Astronomical Computing Second Semester, 2017 6
ASTR8005 Stellar Atmospheres and Spectroscopy   6
ASTR8006 Galaxies First Semester, 2017 6
ASTR8007 Diffuse Matter in the Universe Second Semester, 2017 6
ASTR8008 Star Formation   6
ASTR8010 Astrophysics Research Project Second Semester, 2017 6
ASTR8011 Observational Techniques First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6001 Human Physiology   6
BIOL6002 Plants: Genes to Environment First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6003 Plant Physiological Ecology   6
BIOL6004 Ecology First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6006 Genetics First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6010 Field Studies in Behavioural Ecology First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6016 Population Genetics   6
BIOL6103 Sensory Physiology and Animal Behaviour   6
BIOL6106 Biosecurity Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6107 Advances in Medical and Plant Biochemistry First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6108 Hallmarks of Cancer Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6109 Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6111 Vertebrate Biology   6
BIOL6113 Invertebrate Biology   6
BIOL6114 Evolution Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6115 Comparative Physiology Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6116 Marine Conservation Ecology Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6117 Cell Biology Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6125 Plants and Global Climate Change Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6141 Infection and Immunity First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6142 General Microbiology Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6143 Parasitology Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6144 Advanced and Applied Immunology Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6161 Genes: Replication and Expression First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6162 Molecular Gene Technology Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6163 Genomics and its Applications First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6171 Biochemistry and Nutrition First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6174 Cell Physiology in Health and Disease Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6177 Advances in Molecular Plant Science First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6191 Biology, Society and Ethics Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6201 Big Questions in Biology   6
BIOL6202 Experimental Design and Analysis in Biology Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6204 Genetics of Human Disease 1 First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6205 Genetics of Human Disease 2 Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6206 Evolution of Biodiversity Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6243 Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL6303 Advanced Field Studies in Functional Ecology Autumn Session, 2017 6
BIOL6631 Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL8020 Genomics & Biotechnology   6
BIOL8021 Health and Disease in a Changing World First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL8291 Research Presentation Skills

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
BIOL8700 Research Proposal

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

12
BIOL8701 Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-24
BIOL8701 Research Project

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

6-12
BIOL8702 Advanced Research Techniques First Semester, 2017 12
BIOL8704 Biology Literature Research Project First Semester, 2017 6
BIOL8704 Biology Literature Research Project Second Semester, 2017 6
BIOL8706 Biology Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-12
CHMD8001 Directed Readings in Culture, Health and Medicine

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
CHMD8004 Qualitative Methodologies for Health Research Second Semester, 2017 6
CHMD8005 Representing Medicine: Performance, Drama and Identity First Semester, 2017 6
CHMD8008 Medicine and Society in History   6
CHMD8009 Anthropological Approaches to Health Interventions Second Semester, 2017 6
CHMD8010 Anthropological Concepts for Health Research: From Risk to Suffering First Semester, 2017 6
DEMO8063 Spatial Population Data Analysis First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6001 Field Geology Winter Session, 2017 6
EMSC6007 Economic Geology Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6008 EARTH: The Chemistry and Physics of our Planet Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6014 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6015 Chemistry of Planet Earth Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6017 Rocks and Minerals First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6019 Geobiology and Evolution of Life on Earth Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6021 Fundamentals of Climate System Science Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6022 Planetary Science Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6023 Marine Biogeochemistry First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6024 Magmatism and Metamorphism First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6025 Groundwater Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6027 Palaeoclimatology and Climate Change Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6028 Coastal Environmental Earth Science   6
EMSC6030 Structural Geology and Tectonics First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6031 Introduction to Structural and Field Geology First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6032 Melting Polar Ice Sheets, Sea Level Variations and Climate Change First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6040 Seminar A: Short Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

3
EMSC6041 Seminar B: Short Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

3
EMSC6107 The Blue Planet: an introduction to Earth system science First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC6119 Coral Reef Field Studies Spring Session, 2017 6
EMSC6801 Geology Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

3-24
EMSC6801 Geology Research Project

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

3-12
EMSC6802 Geology Reading Course

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

3-24
EMSC6802 Geology Reading Course

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

3-12
EMSC6805 Geology Special Topic

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

3
EMSC6805 Geology Special Topic

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

3
EMSC8002 Seismology   6
EMSC8004 Current Topics in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics - A Practical Introduction   6
EMSC8011 Earth Materials: Crystal Structures, Defect Microstructures and Mechanical Behaviour   6
EMSC8012 An Introduction to Inverse Problems in the Earth Sciences   6
EMSC8013 Geophysical Continuum Mechanics   6
EMSC8014 Special Topics in Earth Science

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
EMSC8014 Special Topics in Earth Science

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

6
EMSC8015 Imaging Earth Structure   6
EMSC8016 Plate Tectonics and Mantle Dynamics   6
EMSC8017 Research Methods and Proposal First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC8017 Research Methods and Proposal Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC8018 Advanced Water and Marine Geosciences First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC8019 Advanced Earth Physics Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC8021 Advanced Geochemistry, Petrology and Tectonics First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC8022 Analytical Techniques Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC8023 Data Analysis

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
EMSC8024 Analytical Techniques and Data Analysis Second Semester, 2017 6
EMSC8030 Earth Science Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-24
EMSC8030 Earth Science Research Project

Winter Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

6-12
EMSC8031 Research Methods in Physics of the Earth   6
EMSC8701 Geology Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Session, 2017

6-24
EMSC8701 Geology Research Project

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

6-12
EMSC8702 Geology Reading Course

First Semester, 2017

Second Session, 2017

6-24
EMSC8702 Geology Reading Course

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

6-12
EMSC8705 Geology Special Topic

First Semester, 2017

Second Session, 2017

6-24
EMSC8705 Geology Special Topic

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

6-12
EMSC8706 Introduction to Natural Hazards First Semester, 2017 6
EMSC8707 Advanced Natural Hazards   6
ENGN6512 Optical Physics First Semester, 2017 6
ENGN6513 Fibre Optics Communication Systems First Semester, 2017 6
ENGN6613 Photonic Sensing Systems Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6005 Sustainable Urban Systems   6
ENVS6013 Society and Environmental Change Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6014 Qualitative Research Methods for Sustainability Winter Session, 2017 6
ENVS6015 GIS and Spatial Analysis Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6017 Vietnam Field School Summer Session, 2017 6
ENVS6020 Human Ecology First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6021 Participatory Resource Management: Working with Communities and Stakeholders Winter Session, 2017 6
ENVS6022 Water Science Summer Session, 2017 6
ENVS6024 Biodiversity Conservation Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6025 Complex Environmental Problems in Action Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6026 Managing Forested Landscapes First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6033 International Environmental Policy Summer Session, 2017 6
ENVS6038 International Environmental Policy   6
ENVS6101 Environment and Society: Geography of Sustainability First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6103 Introduction to Environmental and Social Research Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6104 Australia's Environment Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6108 Sustainable Development Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6201 Biodiversity Science: Wildlife, Vegetation and Landscape Ecology Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6202 Environmental Measurement, Modelling and Monitoring Winter Session, 2017 6
ENVS6204 Weather, Climate and Fire First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6205 Island Sustainable Development: Fiji Field School Winter Session, 2017 6
ENVS6218 Environmental Science Field School Winter Session, 2017 6
ENVS6223 Sustainable Agricultural Systems Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6301 Climate Change Science & Policy in Practice Spring Session, 2017 6
ENVS6303 Climatology   6
ENVS6304 Land and Catchment Management Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6306 Human Futures Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6307 Climate Change Science & Policy Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6308 Fire in the Environment Summer Session, 2017 6
ENVS6311 Severe Weather First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6312 Geomorphology: Landscape Evolution under Changing Climate   6
ENVS6315 Essentials of Environmental Law Winter Session, 2017 6
ENVS6319 Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6514 Ecological Assessment and Management Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6528 Environmental Policy First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6529 Palaeo-Environmental Reconstruction First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS6555 Water Management First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS7001 Sub-Thesis   6
ENVS8000F Masters Dissertation

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

12-24
ENVS8000P Masters Dissertation

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-12
ENVS8003 Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Spring Session, 2017 6
ENVS8005 Climate Change Science: Carbon Accounting   6
ENVS8013 Research in Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS8015 Contemporary Perspectives in Environmental Science First Semester, 2017 6
ENVS8016 Contemporary Perspectives in Environment-Society Interaction Second Semester, 2017 6
ENVS8048 Topics in Environment & Society

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

6-12
ENVS8049 Independent Research Project   6
ENVS8101 Major Research Essay 

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-12
ENVS8105 Forestry Research Essay

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-12
MATH6100 Bioinformatics and Biological Modelling Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6102 Environmental Modelling and Integrated Assessment   6
MATH6103 Scientific and Industrial Modelling Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6109 Probability Modelling with Applications First Semester, 2017 6
MATH6110 Analysis 1: Metric spaces and Applications First Semester, 2017 6
MATH6111 Scientific Computing First Semester, 2017 6
MATH6112 Matrix Computations Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6114 Number Theory and Cryptography Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6115 Mathematical Finance Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6116 Fractal Geometry and Chaotic Dynamics Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6118 Algebra 1: Groups, Rings and Advanced Linear Algebra Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6119 Numerical Optimisation Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6200 Topics in Algebra and Topology

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
MATH6201 Topics in Computational Mathematics

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
MATH6202 Theory of Partial Differential Equations Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6203 Foundations of Mathematics First Semester, 2017 6
MATH6204 Algebraic Topology Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6205 Differential Geometry

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
MATH6206 Topics in Stochastic Analysis

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
MATH6207 Topics in Statistical Science

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
MATH6208 Advanced Mathematical Bioinformatics

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
MATH6209 Special Topic in Mathematical Sciences

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

6
MATH6210 Data Mining   6
MATH6211 Topics in Mathematical Physics

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
MATH6212 Analysis 2: Topology, Lebesgue Integration and Hilbert Spaces First Semester, 2017 6
MATH6213 Complex Analysis Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6214 Advanced Functional Analysis, Spectral theory and Applications Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6215 Algebra 2: Field extensions and Galois Theory First Semester, 2017 6
MATH6216 Advanced Topics in Algebra Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6222 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking: Problem-Solving and Proofs First Semester, 2017 6
MATH6242 Introduction to Geometry: Curves and Surfaces Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH6405 Ordinary Differential Equations and Advanced Vector Calculus First Semester, 2017 6
MATH6406 Partial Differential Equations, Fourier Analysis and Complex Analysis Second Semester, 2017 6
MATH8001 Poetry of the Cosmos   6
MATH8020 Computational Science   6
MATH8701 Mathematics Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-24
MATH8701 Mathematics Research Project

Summer Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

6-12
MATH8702 Mathematics Reading Course

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-24
MATH8702 Mathematics Reading Course

Summer Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

6-12
MATH8705 Mathematics Special Topic

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
NEUR6101 Cellular Neuroscience First Semester, 2017 6
NEUR6102 Systems Neuroscience Second Semester, 2017 6
NEUR8001 Topics in Neuroscience

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester

6-24
NEUR8001 Topics in Neuroscience Summer Session, 2017
Autumn Session, 2017
Winter Session, 2017
Spring Session, 2017
6-12
NEUR8010 Neuroscience Research Project Summer Session, 2017
First Semester, 2017
Autumn Session, 2017
Winter Session, 2017
Second Semester, 2017
Spring Session, 2017
6-12
NEUR8700 Neuroscience Research proposal Summer Session, 2017
First Semester, 2017
Autumn Session, 2017
Winter Session, 2017
Second Semester, 2017
Spring Session, 2017
6-12
NEUR8701 Readings in Neuroscience

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
NEUR8704 Neuroscience Essay Summer Session, 2017
First Semester, 2017
Autumn Session, 2017
Winter Session, 2017
Second Semester, 2017
Spring Session, 2017
6
PHYS6034 Physics of Fluid Flows First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS6070 Physics of the Earth Second Semester, 2017 6
PHYS6301 Wind Energy Autumn Session, 2017 6
PHYS6500 Optical Physics First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS6501 Fibre Optic Communication Systems First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS6502 Photonic Sensing Systems Second Semester, 2017 6
PHYS6503 Work Experience in Photonics First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS6503 Work Experience in Photonics Second Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8013 Principles of Energy Generation and Transformation First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8014 Photonics in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8015 Photonics Laboratory First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8016 Photonics Advanced Topics Second Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8100 Graduate Diploma in Science (Physics) Topics

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-24
PHYS8170 Research Project in Photonics

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-12
PHYS8201 Fundamentals of Nuclear Science First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8202 Reactor Science First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8203 Accelerators and their application First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8204 Fundamentals of Nuclear Radiation First Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8205 Nuclear Fuel Cycle Second Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8206 Nuclear Measurement Second Semester, 2017 6
PHYS8207 Master of Nuclear Science Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-18
PHYS8207 Master of Nuclear Science Research Project

Winter Session, 2017

Autumn Session, 2017

Summer Session, 2017

Spring Session, 2017

6-12
PHYS8505 Research Topics in Photonics

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

Winter Session, 2017

6-12
PHYS8506 Work experience in Photonics

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
PHYS8510 Lasers and Photonics   6
PHYS8511 Optical Fibre Communications   6
POPH8100 Fundamentals of Epidemiology

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6
POPH8101 Biostatistics in Population Health First Semester, 2017 6
POPH8101 Biostatistics in Population Health Second Semester, 2017 6
POPH8102 Global Population Health First Semester, 2017 6
POPH8103 Introduction to Health Services Research and Policy First Semester, 2017 6
POPH8104 Contemporary Issues in Public Health Second Semester, 2017 6
POPH8106 Public Health Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

6-24
POPH8108 Social Determinants of Health Second Semester, 2017 6
POPH8115 Health Promotion and Protection Second Semester, 2017 6
POPH8310 Applied Epidemiological Methods   6
POPH8311 Field Placement   6
POPH8312 Research Project in Applied Epidemiology

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

0-24
POPH8312 Research Project in Applied Epidemiology Summer Session, 2017
Autumn Session, 2017
Winter Session, 2017
Spring Session, 2017
0-12
POPH8313 Analysis of Public Health Data Second Semester, 2017 6
POPH8315 Research Design and Methods Second Semester, 2017 6
POPH8315 Research Design and Methods First Semester, 2017 6
POPH8316 Outbreak Investigation First Semester, 2017 6
POPH8317 Public Health Surveillance First Semester, 2017 6
POPH8318 Human Health, Environment and Climate Change First Semester, 2017 6
POPH8399 Bound Volume   12
POPH8552 Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology First Semester, 2017 6
POPH8918 Life course approaches to human ageing Second Semester, 2017 6
PSYC6010 Biological Basis of Behaviour Second Semester, 2017 6
SCNC8000 Science Internship Summer Session, 2017
First Semester, 2017
Autumn Session, 2017
Winter Session, 2017
Second Semester, 2017
Spring Session, 2017
6-12
SCNC8021 Science Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

3-24
SCNC8021 Science Research Project Summer Session, 2017
Autumn Session, 2017
Winter Session, 2017
Spring Session, 2017
3-12
SCOM6003 Science in Popular Fiction Winter Session, 2017 6
SCOM6004 Science Communication Internship Summer Session, 2017
First Semester, 2017
Autumn Session, 2017
Winter Session, 2017
Second Semester, 2017
Spring Session, 2017
6
SCOM6015 Speaking of Science First Semester, 2017 6
SCOM6016 Science in the Media Autumn Session, 2017 6
SCOM6017 Science Events for Public Engagement First Semester, 2017 6
SCOM6027 Science and Public Policy Second Semester, 2017 6
SCOM6029 Cross Cultural Perspectives in Science Communication Second Semester, 2017 6
SCOM6030 Science Dialogue Theory and Practice Spring Session, 2017 6
SCOM6031 Science, Risk and Ethics First Semester, 2017 6
SCOM6032 Making Modern Science First Semester, 2017 6
SCOM6501 Strategies in Science Communication Winter Session, 2017 6
SCOM7000 Master of Science Communication Research Project

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

3
SCOM8004A Fieldwork Placement (Part A)

First Semester, 2017

Second Semester, 2017

12
SCOM8007 Exhibition Design Second Semester, 2017 6
SCOM8014 Communicating Science with the Public First Semester, 2017 6
SCOM8020 Science Communication in Schools and Public Winter Session, 2017 6
SCOM8700 Master of Science Communication Research Project (Hong Kong) Summer Session, 2017 3
SCOM8701 Strategies in Science Communication (Hong Kong) Winter Session, 2017 6
SCOM8703 Science in Popular Fiction (Hong Kong)   6
SCOM8712 Science Communication and the Web (Hong Kong)   6
SCOM8714 Communicating Science with the Public (Hong Kong) Summer Session, 2017 6
SCOM8715 Speaking of Science (Hong Kong) Winter Session, 2017 6
SCOM8716 Science in the Media (Hong Kong)   6
SCOM8721 Ethics, Issues and Consequences of Science (Hong Kong)   6
SCOM8727 Science and Public Policy (Hong Kong)   6
SCOM8729 Cross Cultural Perspectives in Science Communication (Hong Kong)   6

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