Postgraduate studies

Postgraduate Students

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment offers an opportunity to build on the knowledge and experience gained from your Honours or MSc degree and professional experience through its PhD and MSc research programs. The school has a large, diverse, and vibrant research community of academic staff, research staff, and postgraduate students.

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment at Monash University is a world-class centre for research in diverse areas of Atmosphere, Climate, Geography, Environment and Solid Earth.

Monash University is ranked equal 55th in the world (QS World ranking  2021)

The school is ranked:

  • Equal 40th in the world for Geography (QS Subject rankings 2021)
  • 84th in the world for Physical sciences (QS Subject rankings 2021)

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment has a large and dynamic postgraduate community with students drawn from a wide range of nationalities and backgrounds. This creates a productive scientific environment as well as an active social atmosphere. Postgraduate students in the school are researching into topics that cover the entire spectrum of Earth Science, and there is an emphasis on teamwork and interdisciplinary research. We also have active collaborations with other Universities within Australia and overseas, industry, and state and federal government agencies.

Researchers at Monash have access to an enviable range of analytical and technical equipment. These facilities are supported by well-trained and dedicated technical staff and teaching associates. We also have access to the Australian Synchrotron (which is located at Monash).

Further information

Postgraduate Studies Coordinator:  Dr Ailie Gallant


Robert Oakley
Senior Academic Administrative Officer

+61 9905 5767