James Cook University JCU

Graduate Diploma of Science

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This program's candidates follow a prescribed course of study in one discipline or an approved combination of disciplines.


24 credit points


  • Streams include: Aquaculture science and technology
  • environmental earth science
  • environmental management
  • fisheries science and management
  • geology
  • marine biology
  • tropical biology and conservation.

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in science
  • Or equivalent

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma of Science are eligible for entry to the Master of Science.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns Domestic: $29,560
International: $39,120
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
JCU Townsville Domestic: $29,560
International: $39,120
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study.

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