About the course
Take your undergraduate degree in science further and work in leadership roles within public or private organisations. With the advanced knowledge gained throughout this professional masters program, you will be equipped to address many of the worldss current environmental issues. Get practical experience in world heritage listed reef and rainforest environments. You will learn from lecturers who are experts in their field and will challenge you to develop your problem solving skills. Diversify your knowledge studying the unique environments of North Queensland such as coral reefs, seagrass beds, mangroves, dry savannahs and tropical rainforests. Receive advanced research training that you can apply to an industry-based project. You can also choose to conduct an independent research project, which could lead into future, post doctorate studies. Students learn the principals of tropical aquaculture and gain technical skills in the worldss fastest-growing food production sector. Focusing on fish, shellfish and pearls, students develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the science of fish farming. Build professional skills for working in research, stock improvement, and the harvesting and processing of product. Experience learning in the state-of-the-art JCU Marine Aquaculture Field Station and participate in placements with industry partners.
Intake Months
February, July
Delivery Locations
Cairns
C57227
Qualification
Masters Degree (Coursework)
Estimated annual course fee
AUD 39,120
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Duration
2 Years
Post study visa
2 Years
Cricos
095865J
English language requirements
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6
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74 (no component less than 18)
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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 2 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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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.