Bachelor of Marine Science
Explore the make-up and dynamics of the oceans at a world leading institution for Marine Science.
|3 years full time
Part time available
|Midyear start - Yes|
|OP/Rank 2012 was 10/80|
|CRICOS code is 056552E|
Want a career of global importance?
Our Marine Science degree qualifies you as a caretaker of the world’s oceans, managing human impact and preserving dynamic marine environments. Our Bachelor of Marine Science is a field-leading qualification.
Oceans are teeming with life, landscapes and incredible environmental interactions. James Cook University introduced marine science studies to Australia, and today we continue to break new ground in the field. You will too when you study with us.
What you will learn
Our Bachelor of Marine Science lets you examine oceans through a variety of lenses including:
Work with real time research to make a real contribution
As a world leader in marine science research, we are home to six of the world’s top ten coral reef biologists. All our staff are internationally recognised experts. These are the people you will learn from, using up-to-the-minute research and real data. So while you study you will already be:
managing human impact on marine environments
understanding the world’s ocean resources
protecting Australia’s marine reserves
safeguarding the world’s largest natural resource.
And you won’t be doing this in a classroom!
Our world-class marine science facilities will have you:
working on Orpheus Island research station or aboard research vessels
researching on-site at coral reefs, islands, seagrass beds and mangroves
studying in advanced research aquariums, laboratories or international universities.
Completing a Bachelor of Marine Science will open career options in:
You will also automatically become a member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).
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