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:

Monash University is ranked 57th in the world (THE World ranking  2022)

The school is ranked:

  • 51-100 in the world for Geography (QS Subject rankings 2021)
  • 51-100 in the world for Earth Sciences (Geology, Geophysics) (QS Subject rankings 2021)
  • =76th  in the world for Environmental 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, Atmospheric Environmental Sciences, 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:  Prof. Ailie Gallant


Robert Oakley
Senior Academic Administrative Officer

+61 9905 5767