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Diploma of Science

Charles Darwin University
1 year
Full time
Diploma / certificate
On campus
Darwin
English
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Program description

Diploma of Science

The Diploma of Science is ideal if you are curious about studying science and would like to learn more though unsure about committing to a degree, or you already have a career in the sciences and want to upskill with another qualification and skills in another discipline.

You will explore a variety of science concepts, theories and principles in different fields such as general science, geographic information science, environmental science and medical science until you find the one that resonates with you.

As you progress through your diploma, you will develop your knowledge in logical and critical thinking, and problem-solving from a scientific and technological perspective.

After completing your diploma, you have the option to move into our Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Environmental Science courses.

Whether you are in the science field or looking to move into science, or perhaps you are a teacher or engineer wanting to gain knowledge about a specific science discipline, this flexible diploma will help you find what you are looking for.

This course also available in Online with the study pace of full time & part time. And part time duration is 2 years

Admission requirements

Admission criteria

Admission requirements are met by one of the following:

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010).
  • Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

* After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

We offer certain scholarships, please visit our website for more information.

Qualification

On successful completion of this course, student will awarded by Diploma of Science.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to a variety of science-related roles in government, private companies, non-government organisations and community sectors including positions as a technician, laboratory assistant, consultant, analyst, designer and developer, project manager or helpdesk support administrator, plus many more.

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About this institute

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a sustainable, innovative, creative and inclusive new world university located in northern Australia teaching 24,000 students from more than 55 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 regional and remote locations; and...


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Why study at Charles Darwin University

20,000 students from more than 72 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 locations

Our Values

At CDU, we believe a new world university is one built on collective effort, inclusivity, creativity, social justice and sustainability. A place where you can follow your passion to make things better. Together with you, we strive for excellence, integrity, accountability and equitable opportunities for all.

Collective effort

We address vital issues in our communities and our region by bringing people together to make our world a better place.

Inclusivity

Our strength is in the uniqueness of our people, and we value and respect individual differences and diversity of thought. We are committed to fostering trust, teamwork, and belonging.

Creativity

We value artistic endeavour, originality, and freedom of expression. We learn from Indigenous and international cultures to create a new vision for the future.

Social justice

Our students, staff, and alumni make positive impacts in healthcare, education, housing and many other areas of society where there is inequality.

Sustainability

We’re committed to protecting our environment, to supporting ethical business practices and to using technology to build a sustainable future.

Australia ranked #2 study abroad country

Australia has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in the world for 2020! With everything from the tranquility of the Gold Coast beaches to the adventure of the Australian Alps, take a trip “Down Under” and discover why Australia is a great choice for an exceptional study abroad experience.

Contact info

Charles Darwin University

Ellengowan Drive
0810 Darwin
Australia

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www.cdu.edu.au

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