In Semester 2, students choose one of three specialisation streams. All students work on problem-based learning projects and participate in field trips to apply the theoretical knowledge and gain integration skills.
The full-time option is available to both international and domestic students, who undertake four modules per semester. Note: this option is not available for distance delivery.
3 semesters completed in 12 or 18 months
2 semesters completed in 9 months
1 semester completed in 5 months
A transdisciplinary team of lecturers and water practitioners teaches students the foundation skills of integrated water management, emphasising project management and effective communication for cross-sectoral project teamwork. Read more about Foundation modules.
Integration & specialisation semester
Integration modules strengthen the broad integrated water management framework introduced in the foundation modules by giving students a deeper understanding of key content areas.
Students are able to choose one of three available specialisation streams.
Final project semester
Students undertake self-directed project work to consolidate and apply the concepts, principles and methodologies they have learned in the course.
Students select a specialisation area or industry placement that is interesting and valuable to their professional development. They work closely with supervisors and conduct their projects in Australia or overseas.
Three-day field trip to North Stradbroke Island (cost of trip from Brisbane covered in program fees).
10-day field trip to Gladstone (Queensland), covering most of one Semester 2 module (cost of trip from within Australia covered in program fees).
Thailand field trip (International Development stream only)
International students must undertake the program on campus at The University of Queensland on a full-time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. For more information about visas, please visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship website.