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Master of Science (Professional)

Learn from research and industry experts and diversify your knowledge studying the unique environments of North Queensland, including coral reefs, seagrass beds, mangroves, dry savannahs and tropical rainforests.

World-class facilities

Five-star learning resources* *GUG 2020

Access the best

World-class academic experts^ ^ERA 2018

No.1 in the world

No.1 for Marine Biology+ +CWUR 2017

Commencing

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

Fees

$9,527.00+

$28,960.00^

+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee

^estimated annual tuition fee

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

Duration

2 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

AQF Level 7 bachelor degree in science with minimum GPA of 5; or equivalent

Course Code

115804

Course detail

Real stories

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    Student

    Jana Birkby

    Master Of Science (Professional)

    Studying a Master’s of Science (Professional) at JCU, I feel like I am walking away with much more than a piece of paper, but with genuine hands-on experience and skills to tackle both industry and further academic studies. Diving and living on an island in the Great Barrier Reef for a field trip was pretty amazing.

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    International Student - India

    Taruna Venkatachalam

    Master of Science (Professional)

    I chose the Professional program so I could take advantage of the 12-credit research/placement option. Having always wanted to study wildlife sciences, I really wanted to get into research, to help myself and the world understand some of the problems facing our wildlife.

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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 makes breakthrough discoveries that change paradigms and practices globally. It is great to be able to contribute to work that really does make a difference.