Graduate Diploma of Marine and Antarctic Science

University of Tasmania

As a gateway to Antarctica and with a natural marine laboratory on your doorstep, the University of Tasmania provides an ideal base to study for a career in marine biology and the fisheries and aquaculture industries. Our Graduate Diploma in Marine and Antarctic Science 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. This unique program combines world-leading marine science research with a focus on the southern ocean and Antarctica. You'll have access to industry-leading facilities at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and internationally recognised experts to help you kick-start your career.

Course Fee:

Australian: $28,833

Entry Requirements:

Undergraduate degree with a major directly related to the marine or Antarctic environment or equivalent

Subjects you can Study:

Marine science; Antarctic science

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Provider CRICOS: 00586B

Related Careers:

Life Scientist, Marine Biologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart No info Yes Full time 1 year
Hobart No info Yes Part time 3 years
At the University of Tasmania students study at a quality institution in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Founded in 1890, we are the fourth oldest university in Australia, and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

The University offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 150 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. Many of our programs are accredited and professionally recognised by industry and professional bodies in Australia and abroad.

We are highly regarded internationally for our teaching and academic excellence, and our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students one-on-one and offer personalised advice and guidance. Our diverse range of courses, student exchanges and learning experiences offer students a uniquely engaging educational experience, while giving them excellent preparation for their future careers.

The University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities. Beyond our campuses, the University community is strengthened by a network of more than 100,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries.

Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a friendly and welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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