Graduate Certificate of Research Methods [Tropical Environments and Societies]

Begin developing the expertise and confidence to conduct higher degree research in the field of tropical environments and societies. This graduate certificate is a pathway to enrolling in a Masters or Doctorate of Philosophy and is an opportunity for you to cultivate hands-on research skills and learn to communicate your findings to a variety of audiences.

Skills to succeed

Research and technology skills

Think sustainably

Ethical theory and practice

Unique contribution

Specialise your skills


  • Online: February, July
  • Townsville: February, July
  • Cairns: February, July




+total estimated Commonwealth Supported Fee

^total estimated tuition fee

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


6 months full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

AQF level 8 qualification with a 5.0 GPA and grade of 65% or better in one advanced research methods subject; or equivalent.

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