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Bachelor of Marine Science
James Cook University - Townsville

Course outline

This course promotes an interdisciplinary approach to studying the marine environment and includes specialisations in chemistry, earth science, environmental science, fisheries, marine biology, mathematics and physics. It also provides students with the knowledge and practical skills applicable to a range of marine specialities by incorporating key elements of marine biology, oceanography, marine geoscience, and marine resources management. Students without the assumed knowledge must take the relevant enabling subjects within the course.
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Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
English (Units 3 and 4, C), Chemistry (Units 3 and 4, C), and General Maths or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.95

84.20

71.25

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

86.50

75.10

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

0

N/P#

21

0

15

10

57

Percentage of all students

<5*

0.0%

N/P#

36.8%

0.0%

26.3%

17.5%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Environmental resource management, educational and interpretive ventures, research and teaching (with further study), environmental impact assessment.

Course Code
316251
Start Date

Offer rounds

16 Jan 2025
Regular offers will be made

Fee
CSP/$7250 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Townsville
 
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