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Tropical Animal Science

Graduate Diploma.
James Cook University

250

in world overall ranking*

10

in local overall ranking*
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About the course

In this Graduate Diploma course, you will develop particular expertise in animal nutrition, welfare and production in tropical, subtropical and similar agro-ecological environments within your choice of 8 units. Upon successful completion, you may enrol in a Masters degree with 1 year of credits (if applicable).

What you might learn

During the course, you will enrol into subjects such as primate behaviour and conservation, wildlife ecology and behaviour, infection research, epidemiology and population health. This will enable you to build on skills from your previous studies or enhance your skills in your current employment.

Career outcome

Upon graduating from this program, you may be employed in roles such as animal behaviourist, zoologist, Animal research technician, Veterinary hospital manager, Veterinary pharmaceutical industry researcher, conservation officer, and etc. in companies including Zoetics, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Merck Animal Health, Melbourne Zoo, WWF, and etc.

Living Costs in Townsville**



Restaurant
(Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant)
A$ 15 - 20

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom in City Centre)
A$ 1,146 - 1,515

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom Outside of Centre)
A$ 1,074 - 1,421

Transportation
(Daily)
A$ 5 - 7

Utilities per Month
(Electricity, Mobile & Internet)
A$ 234 - 309

Average Salary**


Costs

Tuition fees per year

A$ 38,960

Information

Duration

1 year

Upcoming Intakes

Feb 2020

Course Code

040168M

Hotline

+61 3 9663 5333

Email

australia@augstudy.com

Scholarships

AIMS@JCU Scholarships

A$33,092

International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTPS)

A$28,092

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