As a gateway to Antarctica and with a natural marine laboratory on your doorstep, the University of Tasmania provides an ideal base to study for a career in marine biology and the fisheries and aquaculture industries.
Our Graduate Diploma in Marine and Antarctic Science provides you with a solid coursework grounding in your chosen area of specialisation, and provides a pathway to move onto our Master of Marine and Antarctic Science.
This unique program combines world-leading marine science research with a focus on the southern ocean and Antarctica. You’ll have access to industry-leading facilities at the Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and internationally recognised experts to help you kick-start your career.
The Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science provides:
You'll have the choice to study one of the following three streams: Marine Biology, Fisheries Management or Sustainable Aquaculture.
To be admitted to study the Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science you will need an Australian Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent qualification at a recognised tertiary institution with a major in life sciences (such as biology, chemistry, environmental science, zoology, plant science, marine biology, ecology etc).
All international applicants will need to meet the International General Entrance Requirements.
For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided. The Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0)
You will also need to meet any course specific requirements with recognised qualifications, or equivalent experience. More information is available at the international future students website.