Master of Science
Science and Engineering
Completion of a Bachelor of Science, from this or another university; or
Completion of the Graduate Diploma of Science from this university; or
Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Engineering as equivalent to the above.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Masters degrees.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
36 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Select a major (discipline area)
Type of major
Credit points in major
36 credit points
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
18 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
12 credit points, unless part of an approved articulation process.
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 14 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
Candidates who are granted advanced standing for either the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Science will be required to surrender that award prior to graduating with the Master of Applied Science.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
The major studied shall appear on the testamur.
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed the appropriate number of credit points, may, depending on the subjects studied, be eligible to receive the award of either the Graduate Certificate or the Graduate Diploma of Science.