Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of any AQF level 7 Bachelor Degree at this or another university.
Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.
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 (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course is 6 (with no component lower than 5.5) or Band 1. The scores associated with each band at JCU can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.
Post admission requirements
For flexible delivery option, computer and internet access is required.
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
EV5252:03 Indigenous Environmental Management
EV5010:03 Planning for Sustainable Communities in a Changing Environment
EV5610:03 Native Title and Land Use Planning
AY5026:03 The Practice of Cultural Heritage Management
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Flexible delivery is available for both Townsville and Cairns students, but the intensives will be run from Cairns.
Expected time to complete
1 year part time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for subjects completed in the 2 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 5 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.
Graduate Certificate of Planning and Indigenous Communities
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award