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Graduate Diploma in Science (Callaghan)

Details

Program Code 10020
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations Online
UAC Code UAC Website
Contributing Schools and Faculties Faculty of Science & Information Technology (Mathematical & Physical Science)
Faculty of Science & Information Technology (Environmental & Life Sciences)
Admission Instructions:

How to apply as a:

Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Face to face on campus.

Description

This program information only applied to students continuing in the Graduate Diploma in Science (Callaghan Campus) Postgraduate coursework in undertaken in an integrated program comprising Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters programs in the discipline areas of Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics and Physics.

The overall aim of the program is to provide professional development and training in a discipline at an advanced level.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

Not available to new students.

International Students

International students must comply with the University of Newcastle’s English Language Proficiency requirements. Consequently, no additional strategies in relation to English language beyond those provided by the University should be required.

Special Needs

The support structures of the Student Support Unit will be available to assist any students with a disability or chronic illness. The Faculty accepts responsibility, in liaison with the Student Support Unit, for providing reasonable accommodations to allow students with disabilities to complete the program. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will draw on the assistance and support provided by the Wollotuka Indigenous Support Unit.

Requirements and Structure

The program can be completed over one year of full-time study or up to four years part-time. Courses are offered on a semester basis. Students commence studies in February or July. Please refer to the Term dates on the University website at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/dates/

The program requires the completion of 80 units of courses comprising selected topics in a discipline at an advanced level.

Students who have satisfactorily completed the Graduate Diploma in Science may proceed to the Master of Scientific Studies with full credit for studies completed.

Course Information

Biology

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
BIOL6910 Foundations of Modern Biology Not currently offered 20 units
BIOL6920 Topics in Modern Biology Not currently offered 20 units
BIOL6930 Advanced Topics in Biology Not currently offered 20 units
BIOL6940 Research Developments in Biology Not currently offered 20 units

Chemistry

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
CHEM6910 Foundations of Modern Chemistry Not currently offered 20 units
CHEM6920 Topics in Modern Chemistry Not currently offered 20 units
CHEM6930 Advanced Topics in Chemistry Not currently offered 20 units
CHEM6940 Research Developments in Chemistry Not currently offered 20 units

Geology

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
GEOS6910 Foundations of Modern Geology Not currently offered 20 units
GEOS6920 Topics in Modern Geology Not currently offered 20 units
GEOS6930 Advanced Topics in Geology Not currently offered 20 units
GEOS6940 Research Developments in Geology Not currently offered 20 units

Mathematics

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
MATH6910 Foundations of Modern Mathematics Not currently offered 10 units
MATH6920 Topics in Modern Mathematics Not currently offered 20 units
MATH6930 Advanced Topics in Mathematics Not currently offered 20 units
MATH6940 Research Developments in Mathematics Not currently offered 20 units

Physics

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
PHYS6910 Foundations of Modern Physics Not currently offered 20 units
PHYS6920 Topics in Modern Physics Not currently offered 20 units
PHYS6930 Advanced Topics in Physics Not currently offered 20 units
PHYS6940 Research Developments in Physics Not currently offered 20 units