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University of Tasmania

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Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science

  • Graduate Diploma

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
S6Z
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$34,950 per year / $34,950 total

About this course

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 marine science 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:

  • Practical skills alongside theoretical studies to broaden your experience and give you the edge when it comes to employment
  • More than lectures, labs and tutorials with study trip units that take learning to the Southern Ocean and into Australia's largest fisheries, aquaculture and seafood industries
  • Contacts, work experience and research links in Australia's largest fisheries and aquaculture industries (based in Tasmania)
  • Access to our international partner organisations and internationally recognised marine science organisations based in Tasmania

You'll have the choice to study one of the following three streams: Marine Biology, Fisheries Management or Sustainable Aquaculture.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Hobart

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at University of Tasmania.
80.5%
Overall satisfaction
80.5%
Skill scale
80.5%
Teaching scale