Graduate Diploma of Research Methods [Tropical Health and Medicine]

Start on your path towards a research career and gain the real-world skills required to plan, implement and investigate key issues and developments in the field of tropical health and medicine.

Skills to succeed

Research and technology skills

Access to experts

Gain one-on-one guidance and support

Pursue your goals

Continue on to a Master of Philosophy or PhD


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


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

Fees currently displayed are indicative only. 2024 fees will be uploaded by October, 2023.


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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    Stephanie King

    Graduate Diploma of Research Methods [Tropical Health and Medicine]

    The staff at JCU really care about you and support you to grow your skills. There is a real understanding of what you are going through at different stages of your life, it’s a very personalised and non-judgmental approach. I received a really high standard and quality of teaching.

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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.