Science Graduate Diploma (Research) 12 months Postgraduate Program By The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) |Top Universities
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Program Duration

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Main Subject Area

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Program overview

Main Subject

Earth and Marine Sciences

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

The Graduate Diploma (Research) aims to give you specialised knowledge and research training in disciplines within the Faculty of Science. You will be expected to complete disciplinary coursework (of 18-24 Units of Credit) and a significant independent research project (24-30 UoC). You can choose from a diverse range of disciplines, so the exact proportion of research-based work and coursework may differ by School. In addition to conducting research and coursework, you will be expected to undertake Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) training, attend and present seminars, write a literature review and thesis.

Program overview

Main Subject

Earth and Marine Sciences

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

The Graduate Diploma (Research) aims to give you specialised knowledge and research training in disciplines within the Faculty of Science. You will be expected to complete disciplinary coursework (of 18-24 Units of Credit) and a significant independent research project (24-30 UoC). You can choose from a diverse range of disciplines, so the exact proportion of research-based work and coursework may differ by School. In addition to conducting research and coursework, you will be expected to undertake Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) training, attend and present seminars, write a literature review and thesis.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

176+
64+
90+
6.5+

To be accepted for admission into the program students are typically expected to have a bachelor's degree with a good pass in a related (but not necessarily directly relevant) discipline to their chosen area of study.

Due to the diverse nature of the disciplines within the program, details of acceptable disciplines considered for admission are shown in relevant plan pages in the handbook. A 'good pass' is considered to be a weighted average mark of 55-64. However, particular disciplines within science may have additional entry requirements due to the competitive nature of some disciplines and the number of research places available within a School. Applicants with substantial professional experience which demonstrates an aptitude for research or significant understanding in a discipline area will be considered for admission.

These students will need to include a written submission with their application detailing their professional experience and its relevance to undertaking a research program. These students will also need to provide a statement of service from their employer verifying the position, role/responsibilities and duration of employment. This application will be assessed by the Associate Dean (Education).

To apply for admission to the Graduate Diploma (Research), students should contact the relevant School for information on research projects, available supervisors and entry requirements. Once students have located a suitable supervisor, they should lodge an application for the Graduate Diploma (Research) via Apply Online.

No advanced standing will be granted to students upon entry as students are expected to complete a full 48 units of credit to receive the award of Graduate Diploma (Research).

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