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    Master of Science (Groundwater Hydrology)
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    Master of Science (Groundwater Hydrology)

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

    Course Code



    Bedford Park

    Program Language


    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 2 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 41,800  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Master of Science (Groundwater Hydrology)


    The postgraduate groundwater hydrology program enables scientists, engineers and other environmental professionals whose work requires groundwater knowledge to complete a professional and industry-focused study of groundwater hydrology. You will gain a wide understanding of hydrological processes and phenomena, including but not limited to groundwater. Other associated topics teach you the critical interrelationships groundwater has with surface water hydrology and vegetation, amongst others.

    Our strong postgraduate groundwater hydrology teaching program is complemented by a leading research program for the training of PhD by research students.

    Flinders University is an international leader in groundwater hydrology education and research, and was rated 13th globally for water resources research in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

    Flinders University is a key partner in the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT), which is located on the Flinders campus.

    The NCGRT provides strong links with industry and access to a large range of expertise not otherwise available, with numerous leading state and federal agencies such as CSIRO Land and Water, the Department of Environment and Water, and other partners.

    The program provides you with advanced knowledge in the theory and application of environmental health and environmental health risk assessment. Topics cover areas such as environmental health concepts, human systems in environmental health, sustainable development – health issues, legislation relevant to environmental health, and microbiology and communicable diseases.


    Entry Requirements

    Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification or hold a the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Education or closely related qualification. In addition, applicants must also have no less than two years’ work experience in an organisation.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    Groundwater hydrology is a major growth area for employment worldwide and trained professionals in this area are in demand. Graduates have found jobs in natural resource and environment agencies of government, environmental consultancies and in industry sectors such as agriculture, mining, aquacultures and water resource planning and management.

    Potential occupations include:

    • groundwater modeller
    • environmental scientist/GIS
    • senior natural systems officer
    • water engineer.

    Potential employers include:

    • natural resource and environment agencies of government (local, state and federal)
    • environmental consultancies
    • industry sectors such as agriculture, mining, aquaculture, water resource planning and management.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 41,800 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    Flinders University

    Master of Science (Groundwater Hydrology)

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