Science - International courses

James Cook University (JCU) is renowned for its expertise in teaching and research in science. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees majoring in several key areas of science.

JCU enjoys an international reputation in several areas of science, including tropical biology and conservation biology, earth science, environmental science and marine science. We are currently Australia’s highest-ranked university in environmental science and management, and fisheries science and research.

Undergraduate

CourseDurationMode
Bachelor of Advanced Science3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Science4 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Geology3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Marine Science3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science - General3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture Science and Technology3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Earth Science3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Geology3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Physics3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Ecology3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science-Bachelor of Laws5 years full-timeOn campus
Diploma of Higher Education in Engineering and Applied Science1 year full-timeOn campus
Diploma of Higher Education in General Studies1 year full-timeOn campus
Diploma of Higher Education in Science1 year full-timeOn campus

Postgraduate

CourseDurationMode
Doctor of Philosophy (Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies)4 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture and Building)4 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering and Related Technologies)4 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Doctor of Philosophy (Natural and Physical Sciences)4 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Doctor of Tropical Environmental Management [Research]4 years full timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Development Practice6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Planning and Indigenous Communities1 year part-timeFlexible
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods [Tropical Environments and Societies]6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science in Aquaculture Science and Technology6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science in Fisheries Biology and Management6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science in Marine Biology and Ecology6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science in Natural Resource Management6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science in Protected Area Management6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science in Tropical Biology and Conservation6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science in Tropical Urban and Regional Planning6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Development Practice1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Research Methods [Tropical Environments and Societies]1 year - full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science in Aquaculture Science and Technology1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science in Environmental Earth Science1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science in Fisheries Biology and Management1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science in Marine Biology and Ecology1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science in Natural Resource Management1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science in Protected Area Management1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science in Tropical Biology and Conservation1 year full-timeOn campus
Master of Development Practice2 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Philosophy (Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies)2 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Philosophy (Architecture and Building)2 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Philosophy (Engineering and Related Technologies)2 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Philosophy (Natural and Physical Sciences)2 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Science in Aquaculture Science and Technology1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Environmental Earth Science1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Fisheries Biology and Management1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Marine Biology and Ecology1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Natural Resource Management1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Protected Area Management1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Tropical Biology and Conservation1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Tropical Urban and Regional Planning1.5 years full-timeOn campus