12 months
Duration
37950 AUD/year
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About

The Marine and Antarctic Science program from University of Tasmania 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.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This unique Marine and Antarctic Science program from University of Tasmania 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

Career outcomes

The University's Institute of Marine and Antarctic Science (IMAS) provides our students with access to some of the world's leading research facilities giving you the best career foundation.

With an annual value to Australia of approximately $40 billion and growing, graduates from the University of Tasmania are highly sought-after in a range of fields. The commercial fishing and aquaculture industry directly employs 7000 people in Australia and Tasmania is the country's largest commercial operator in this area.

We have graduates working across the world in a variety of positions and organisations.

Career opportunities (dependent on field of study)

  • Scientific Officer
  • Coastal Community Engagement Officer
  • Federal or State Government advisor (policy / environment)
  • Antarctic Researcher – Australian Antarctic Division
  • Marine Park Manager
  • Commercial Diver
  • Conservation Biologist

Programme Structure

Specialist Stream:

  • Fisheries Management 
  • Sustainable Aquaculture 
  • Seafood Science
  • Marine Biology 
  • Governance and Policy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

Credits

100 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 096367G

  • Admission to most postgraduate coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies, meet any prerequisite subjects, and meet English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.
  • To be admitted to study the Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science you will need an Australian Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent qualification at a recognised tertiary institution completed to a standard of achievement that is deemed acceptable by the College with a major in life sciences (such as biology, chemistry, environmental science, zoology, plant science, marine biology, ecology etc).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37950 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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