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.

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-timeLimited
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods [Tropical Environments and Societies]6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science, majoring in Aquaculture Science and Technology6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science, majoring in Fisheries Biology and Management6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science, majoring in Marine Biology and Ecology6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science, majoring in Natural Resource Management6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science, majoring in Protected Area Management6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science, majoring in Tropical Biology and Conservation6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Science, majoring 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, majoring in Aquaculture Science and Technology1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science, majoring in Environmental Earth Science1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science, majoring in Fisheries Biology and Management1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science, majoring in Marine Biology and Ecology1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science, majoring in Natural Resource Management1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science, majoring in Protected Area Management1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Science, majoring in Tropical Biology and Conservation1 year full-timeOn campus
Master of Development Practice2 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Minerals Geoscience2 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, majoring in Aquaculture Science and Technology1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science, majoring in Environmental Earth Science1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science, majoring in Fisheries Biology and Management1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science, majoring in Marine Biology and Ecology1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science, majoring in Natural Resource Management1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science, majoring in Protected Area Management1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science, majoring in Tropical Biology and Conservation1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Tropical Urban and Regional Planning1.5 years full timeOn campus