James Cook University

Bachelor of Geology

James Cook University
Institution rating
4.0
Duration
3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
July

Why study this course

This program provides students with core knowledge and training in the theory, skills and practical application of geology. The core subjects provide the fundamental background and training in environmental earth science and geology essential to becoming a geologist. Electives are designed to provide a broad scientific background in first year and in levels two and three provide students with additional knowledge and skills from other relevant disciplines.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
100%
Roles related to this course: Geologist, Research Assistant, Researcher, Field Assistant, and 3 more.

Entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Cairns
  • Townsville

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, James Cook University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

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Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of GeologyJames Cook University
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
JCU's Bachelor of Geology course provided a well-rounded base to build my geoscience career. I highly recommend it to anyone looking at a career in earth science.
The student would recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
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Bachelor of Geology

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Bachelor of Geology

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