• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Tropical animal science has become an area of global importance as world trade continues to expand. The Tropical Animal Science programme from James Cook University aims tio develop better methods for improving production in all livestock species within tropical regions.

About

The Tropical Animal Science course from James Cook University has:

  • Purpose-built emergency veterinary clinic including operating theatres and radiology facilities
  • Anatomy and biomedical science teaching and research laboratories, including housing for small, large and aquatic animals
  • Veterinary teaching facilities in Atherton, Malanda, Townsville and Charters Towers.

Career opportunities

Tropical animal science covers the field of animal nutrition, welfare, and production with the aim of improving productivity of livestock, and better utilisation of animal resources in tropical, subtropical and similar agro-ecological environments. You can study a specialist area to further develop your career prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Veterinary Public Health 
  • Animal Production 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Applied Protocol Writing 
  • Research and Dissertation 
  • Animal Nutrition 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      • Only for national students
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    94

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 044959C

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 Bachelor Degree in Animal Science; or
  • Completion of qualifications recognised as equivalent to the above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38960 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Townsville

  • 1500 - 2800 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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