48 months
35400 AUD/year
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The Advanced Science - Earth Sciences (Hons) program from Curtin University provides a flexible and personalised approach to studying Earth sciences. You'll be able to explore the field through opportunities for immersive research experiences, industry placement and team-based projects.

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Earth scientists are essential to the safe management of the environment, and to the discovery and sustainable extraction of mineral and energy resources. They use sophisticated instruments to determine the properties of Earth and planetary materials, and to help understand the evolution of the Earth and the controls and direction of its climate and biosphere.

This Advanced Science - Earth Sciences (Hons) program from Curtin University provides a body of knowledge in Earth sciences and the skill sets for careers in a range of industries involved with Earth materials and planetary systems. These skills are gained in Curtin’s Earth sciences research groups and laboratories that are among the most highly ranked and best-equipped in Australia.


  • Environmental geoscientist
  • Geochemist
  • Geologist
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Hydrogeologist

Programme Structure

  • Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the nature of science, its methods and processes, and apply advanced scientific principles and concepts to contribute new knowledge in Earth Science
  • Analyse challenging and multi-faceted problems in Earth Science using practical and theoretical methods to find solutions that integrate new and established knowledge
  • Access and make judgements on the value and reliability of existing Earth Science data, and use them to plan, conduct and communicate their own research
  • Communicate approaches, ideas, findings and solutions concisely and coherently to professional audiences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


800 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 095949E

Curtin University welcomes applications from International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma students. You’re eligible to apply to Curtin if you have:

  • achieved a full IB Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points in six subjects.
  • fulfilled Curtin University’s English proficiency requirements.
  • fulfilled the course prerequisite requirements, if applicable.

Tuition Fee

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    35400 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35400 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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