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What will I learn?

Delve deeper into science

Can’t decide on a specific science area for further study? The General specialisation within USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Science provides the chance to broaden your knowledge in science and opens up new and exciting opportunities for your career. Explore subjects across a variety of areas, with the ability to choose eight courses from across any of the Graduate Diploma of Science specialisations.

Further study

After completing the Graduate Diploma of Science (General), you can go on to study the Master of Science.

Other majors

Other specialisations in the Graduate Diploma of Science include: Agricultural Science, Applied Climate Science, Applied Data Science, Environment and Sustainability, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Astronomy and Sport and Exercise.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences

CRICOS

031448M

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$37,600.00 (20,45,702) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$37,600.00 (20,45,702) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have an Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in an approved discipline area, or equivalent or a minimum of five years’ relevant professional work experience. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.5 (or better)(no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) score of 570 (with a minimum Test of Written English score TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 230 (with an essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)/ C1 Advanced or Proficiency (CPE)/C2 Proficiency with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

For international students

3-year Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent.
or
equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure.

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.5 (or better) (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) - 570 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 230 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) - 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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