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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Science

  • Masters (Coursework)

Gain hands-on experience with access to JCU's world-renowned research facilities like the Orpheus Island Research Station and the Daintree Rainforest Observatory.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
106904, 074894M
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$8,500 per year / $12,750 total
International Fees
$39,120 per year / $58,680 total

About this course

Gain hands-on experience with access to JCU's world-renowned research facilities like the Orpheus Island Research Station and the Daintree Rainforest Observatory.

Entry requirements

AQF Level 7 bachelor degree in science with minimum GPA of 5.0; or equivalent

Study locations

Townsville

Cairns

Career pathways

JCU Master of Science graduates are well regarded and highly skilled. You will have the potential to find employment in a wide range of industries in Australia and internationally.

Depending on your area of specialisation, you could work across the public or private sector for business, government, education, research or not for profit agencies.

You could find employment in roles such as biologist, conservation agent, educator, environmental manager, field or laboratory technician, geologist, research scientist, resource consultant, or science communicator.

Students seeking a pathway to full research degrees or a substantive placement program should apply for the Master of Science (Professional) degree from the outset. Subjects completed in the Master of Science degree can be credited towards the Master of Science (Professional).

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