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Environmental Practice

James Cook University

36 months
35160 AUD/year
9145 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Benefit from world-class research at the Environmental Practice degree from James Cook University and learn how the biological, physical, social, economic and political spheres interact and impact on our environment.  


JCU’s Environmental Practice students develop an understanding of how to manage the interactions between people and the environment to find solutions to complex environmental problems. In your final year, build connections through a professional placement and work experience.

Use your skills and knowledge to meet the needs of corporate environmental management organisations. Understand how the triple bottom line outcomes – environmental, social and economic - can be integrated to achieve positive solutions.

Career Opportunities 

  • Gain unparalleled skills to address the great sustainability challenges of our lifetime with the Environmental Practice degree from James Cook University.
  • Your career options include roles within any organisation that manages social and environmental issues, including government departments, mining and construction companies, environmental consultancies, renewable energy industries, tourism businesses, local governments, and non-government organisations.
  • Depending on your choice of major/s, you could perform roles such as environmental manager, sustainability adviser, project manager, or urban environments and landscape designer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability
  • Science, Technology and Truth
  • Modelling Natural Systems 
  • Principles of Data Analysis for Business
  • Geographic Information Systems 
  • International Environmental Policy and Governance
  • Project Management
  • Professional Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 093740E 

  • English (Units 3/4,C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C)
  • Recommended Knowledge: One of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, Marine Science, Specialist Maths or Physics (Units 3/4,C)
  • ATAR: 63.20
  • Canada Secondary School Diploma: 50
  • China Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate: 78
  • China GAO KAO: 60%
  • Danish Upper Secondary School Certificate: 7.2
  • GCE A Levels: 4.5
  • German Abitur: 3.9
  • HKDSE: 14
  • All India Senior Secondary Certificate & CISCE/State Board & NIOS: 62/67
  • Indonesian SMA: 70
  • International Baccalaureate: 24
  • Japan High School Certificate of Graduation: 3.2
  • Malaysia - STPM: 6.3; UEC: 2.6
  • Nepalese Proficiency Certificate/School Leaving Certificate Examination: 73/2.9
  • Pakistan Intermediate & Higher Secondary School: 70/85
  • Philippines Certificate or Diploma of Senior School Academic track: 80
  • United States of America ACT/SAT score: 21/960
  • United States of America High School Diploma:  2.6

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35160 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9145 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9145 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Townsville

1500 - 2800 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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