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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Science (Professional)

  • Masters (Coursework)

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
115804, 095865J
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$8,000 per year / $16,000 total
International Fees
$39,120 per year / $78,240 total

About this course

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.

Entry requirements

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

Study locations

Townsville

Cairns

Career pathways

Advance your career with a JCU professional post-graduate course. JCU Master of Science graduates are highly regarded and find employment in a range of organisations around the world.

You could pursue a career in the public or private sector for business, government, educational, research and not for profit agencies.

JCU Master of Science graduates work in roles such as biologist, conservation agent, educator, environmental manager, field or laboratory technician, geologist, research scientist, or resource consultant. This course is also a pathway towards a JCU PhD.

How to apply

Complete an online application through our Online Application Portal.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at James Cook University (JCU).
67.4%
Overall satisfaction
67.4%
Skill scale
54.6%
Teaching scale
74%
Employed full-time
$92k
Average salary