Science

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.

Bachelors

CourseDurationMode
Bachelor of Advanced Science 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Science 4 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Science 5 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Environmental Practice 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Geology 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Marine Science 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science - General 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture Science and Technology 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Earth Science 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Physics 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Ecology 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science-Bachelor of Laws 5 years full-timeOn campus

Masters - Coursework

CourseDurationMode
Master of Development Practice 2 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Minerals Geoscience 2 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Science in Aquaculture Science and Technology 1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Environmental Earth Science 1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Fisheries Biology and Management 1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Marine Biology and Ecology 1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Natural Resource Management 1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Science in Protected Area Management 1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Tropical Urban and Regional Planning 2 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus