Graduate Diploma of Research Methods [Tropical Environments and Societies]

Start on your path towards a research career, as this is a pathway to enrolling in a Masters or Doctorate of Philosophy. This graduate diploma is an opportunity for you to gain the real-world skills required to plan, implement and investigate key issues within the field of tropical environments and societies.

Skills to succeed

Research and technology skills

Think sustainably

Ethical theory and practice

Unique contribution

Specialise your skills


Online study is only available to off-shore students


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



+estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible


1 year full-time

Part-time study available for online students

Entry Requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant discipline, with a minimum GPA of 5.0 in the final year; or equivalent

English language requirements

Band 2

If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.



Course detail