About the course
Flexible study options mean you can design a social science course thats just right for you. Students will have access to The Cairns Institute an important centre for national and international scholars. It brings together the expertise and intellectual resources of more than 20 academic disciplines, creating a uniquely robust and relevant research, consulting, training and teaching hub for Northern Australia, South and South-East Asia and the Pacific. Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of social theory, practice and professional ethics in at least one discipline in the social sciences. Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods in at least one discipline in the social sciences. Review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise perspectives, arguments and sources of qualitative and/or quantitative data pertinent to complex social, political, historical, economic, environmental and/or cultural issues, particularly those related to quality of life in the tropics worldwide. Apply social theory to research, demonstrating advanced understanding of the relationship between theory and practice in some areas in at least one discipline in the social sciences.
Intake Months
February, July
Delivery Locations
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C52909
Qualification
Graduate Diploma
Estimated annual course fee
AUD 32,280
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Duration
1 Year
Cricos
029019F
English language requirements
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6
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74
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52
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting. Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entry.
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
January, 2022 Duration 1 Years Course fee AUD 39,120
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City Closed Campus Townsville Campus
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James Cook University

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James Cook University is a public university in North Queensland, Australia. The second oldest university in Queensland, JCU is a teaching and research institution.
James Cook University is placed in the top 2% of universities in the world and ranks among the top 30 modern universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (50 under 50, 2018). The institution is research led and a pioneer in its focus on the tropics. The institution places an emphasis on developing students who will become graduates that make a positive impact on society in a wide range of spheres.
The universitys main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns and Townsville, and one in the city state of Singapore. JCU also has study centres in Mount Isa, Mackay, Thursday Island and Rockhampton. A Brisbane campus, operated by Russo Higher Education, delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international and domestic students. The universitys main fields of research include environmental sciences, biological sciences, mathematical sciences, earth sciences, agricultural and veterinary sciences, technology and medical and health sciences.
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462 301 - 400 201
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Cairns Campus - James Cook University

14-88 McGregor Road Smithfield, Cairns, Queensland LD 4878

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The campus location is spectacular – surrounded on three sides by rainforest-covered mountains. Located near the northern beaches in the suburb of Smithfield, the campus is 15 kilometres (9 miles) north of the city centre. JCU Cairns houses teaching and research facilities, the JCU library, cafés, bars, fitness and sporting facilities and a wealth of student clubs and societies.

Townsville Campus - James Cook University

1 James Cook Drive Douglas, Townsville, Queensland 4811

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The campus is located in the Townsville Tropical Intelligence and Health Precinct (TropiQ) in the suburb of Douglas. JCU Townsville is set in a 386-hectare natural bush and parkland setting, 13 kilometres (8 miles) from the Townsville CBD. JCU Townsville houses teaching and research facilities, the main JCU library, cafés, bars, fitness and sporting facilities and a wealth of student clubs and societies.