James Cook University

Bachelor of Advanced Science in Aquaculture Science and Technology

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 092515M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Pursue excellence with JCU’s Bachelor of Advanced Science program. Learn from world-renowned lecturers, meet experts in their field and conduct hands-on research in North Queensland’s unique tropical environment.

Develop your passion for discovery and choose from nine different majors. You will also choose from a set of core advanced skill subjects to develop analytical and modelling skills that are highly sought-after by future employers.

Apply your skills and knowledge to real-world research projects and have the opportunity to be published in international scientific journals. Go on overseas exchange programs and study natural environments in other parts of the world. Use your degree as a pathway to other health professions or higher research.

Become a science and research leader. JCU Advanced Science graduates are elite, innovative professionals who are equipped for the future.

Aquaculture Science and Technology

Benefit from access to the Marine and Aquaculture Research Facility for the hands-on discovery of the sustainable practices of aquaculture.

Students explore the scientific and practical applications of breeding, rearing and harvesting of plants and animals in all types of water environments. JCU graduates have a deep understanding of the biodiversity of species, the design of aquaculture systems and the basics of nutrition.

Major Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

Level 1

BS1001:03 Introduction to Biological Processes or BZ1006:03 Diversity of Life

BS1007:03 Introduction to Biodiversity or BZ1005:03 Introductory Ecology

Level 2

AQ2001:03 Introduction to Aquaculture

BS2470:03 Evolution

MI2031:03 Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases in Aquaculture

Level 3

AQ3002:03 Aquaculture: Feeds and Nutrition

AQ3003:03 Aquaculture: Propagation or AQ3004:03 Aquaculture: Stock Improvement

AQ3015:03 Sustainable Aquaculture

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,680 Per Year
Start date: Expected February 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,680 Per Year
Start date: Expected February 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Course Pre-requisites: Required: English (4,SA); Maths B (4,SA). Recommended Study: At least one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths C

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia