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Graduate Diploma of Science

Gain valuable hands-on, industry relevant experience in state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. Build upon your existing qualifications in science and boost your professional experience with in-depth knowledge.

Top 100 in the world

for Earth and Marine Sciences 2022 QS World University Rankings

#23 in the world

for Ecology 2022 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

Build your expertise

Progress towards your Master of Science

Commencing

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

Fees

$8,510.00+

$32,600.00^

+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

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


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

Duration

1 year full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree in science; or equivalent

Course Code

105006

Course detail

Real stories

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    Lecturer

    Dr Naomi Gardiner

    Senior Lecturer, Marine & Aquaculture Sciences

    The best part of working at JCU is being part of an incredibly vibrant, active and diverse team of students and staff. Together our JCU Science team regularly make breakthrough discoveries that change paradigms and practices globally. It is great to be able to contribute to work that really does make a difference.

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    Employer

    Dr. Lyndon Llewellyn

    Australian Institute of Marine Science

    JCU students are of a like mind to us. They want to make the world a better place and they bring that desire into their work with us. They are practical, passionate and willing to tackle challenging problems through science.