Course code: #115804
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In this flexible, 2-year full-time course, you will complete advanced coursework subjects and then undertake your independent research project or choose to apply your skills to an industry-based project.
The research project is a pathway towards a PhD by research program.
Students benefit from staff members who are world leaders in tropical aquaculture research and a combination of theoretical and hands-on learning.
You’ll sharpen your skills at JCU’s Marine and Aquaculture Research Facility, Australia's largest university research aquarium facility.
You will explore the science behind the innovative and sustainable commercial production of aquatic species.
In this program at James Cook University, you'll gain knowledge and skills in scientific, technological and practical applications of breeding and rearing aquatic organisms for food, aquarium, pearl and pharmaceutical applications.
Through coursework with field trips, and a unique hands-on Hatchery Technique subject, you will understand how diverse species are farmed and the science and biotechnology approaches to enhance production, including physiology, nutrition, genetic selection and disease management.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,440|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$9,000|
Depending upon students' proficiency at commencement and the language entry requirements of their destination program, students may complete between 10 and 40 weeks of EAP study.
|Course Name||Entry Requirements||Lead to|
|EAP Level 2||IELTS 5.0 (No skill <4.5)||Overall IELTS score of 5.5, or EAP 3|
|EAP Level 3||IELTS 5.5 (No skill <5.0), or EAP 2||Overall IELTS score of 6.0, or EAP 4|
|EAP Level 4||IELTS 6.0 (No skill <6.0), or EAP 3||Overall IELTS score of 6.5, or EAP 5|
|EAP Level 5||IELTS 6.5 (No skill <6.5), or EAP 4||Overall IELTS score of 7.0|
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