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Tropical Animal Science

Masters.
James Cook University

250

in world overall ranking*

10

in local overall ranking*
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About the course

This Masters course will allow students to gain a sophisticated understanding of animal behaviour and welfare in various ecological environments in order to contribute to research in your field or develop your career prospects. Students are typically able to choose to undertake coursework only options or a minor thesis as part of the program.

What you might learn

Students can choose units of study such as primate behaviour and conservation, wildlife ecology and behaviour, infection research, including an option of undertaking placements for some courses. Training throughout the degree will help you to develop key skills to specialise in that subject area.

Career outcome

Upon graduating from this program, you may be employed in roles such as academic, policy specialist, consultant, animal researcher, Veterinary pharmaceutical industry researcher, veterinary hospital manager, 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

1.5 years

Upcoming Intakes

Feb 2020

Course Code

044959C

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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