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

This program provides students with practical experiences in the unique environments of North Queensland, including coral reefs, seagrass beds, mangroves, dry savannahs and tropical rainforests. A structured co-curricular employability skills and development program runs for the duration of the degree and includes a tailored plan to support individual employment objectives from semester one through to graduation.


36 credit points by coursework.


  • Aquaculture science and technology
  • Environmental earth science
  • Environmental management
  • Fisheries science and management
  • Geology
  • Global change biology
  • Marine biology
  • Tropical biology and conservation

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in science with a minimum GPA of 5 (65%)
  • Or equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns Domestic: $45,240
International: $58,680
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
JCU Townsville Domestic: $45,240
International: $58,680
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

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

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