Graduate Diploma of Research Methods [Tropical Health and Medicine]

Develop the skills to excel in research with JCU’s Graduate Diploma of Research Methods [Tropical Health and Medicine]. This course will prepare you to further your studies in an MPhil or PhD program.

Skills to succeed

Research and technology skills

Access the best

State-of-the-art facilities

Enhanced expertise

Combine theory and practice


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




+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee

^estimated annual tuition fee

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


1 year full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

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

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Real stories

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    Dr. Haipeng Jin

    Graduate Certificate of Research Methods [Tropical Health and Medicine]

    “My supervisors offered me great guidance and consistent support through my doctoral studies. I also benefitted from academic writing workshops. The discussions with colleagues about work and life added more fun to my PhD journey. I look forward to using what I have learnt at JCU to do more high-quality research.”

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    Dr Diana Mendez

    Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Research Methods Course Coordinator

    You’ll build your research capacity and credentials towards pursuing further Master or Doctoral studies. This learning experience will lead you into the exciting world of research and help you contribute to your field of interest, as well as effect change in your industry by answering real-world questions.