Position yourself at the forefront of change and innovation by extending your skills, and complement your existing science-based skills with the knowledge needed to change direction to another scientific discipline with UNE's Graduate Diploma in Science. Our flexibly-delivered course is designed to allow you to balance study with your existing commitments, and can be completed part-time or full-time, with options to study on campus or online.
48 credit points
Complete ONE Approved Major
Computational Data Science
A candidate shall hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline; or
hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours in a relevant discipline; or
hold an AQF Level 9 Master in a relevant discipline; or
hold an AQF Level 10 Doctorate in a relevant discipline.
English Language Requirements
All applicants must meet a minimum of one of the following criteria:
English is the applicant's first language; or
Satisfactory completion, within five years of the date of application for admission to UNE, of at least one year of full-time or equivalent full-time study at senior secondary, post-secondary or tertiary level in a country in which English is the primary official language or co-official language and in which English was the sole medium of instruction and assessment for the particular period of study claimed; or
A pass grade or better in an English language subject at Australian Year 12 level or overseas equivalent; or
An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5*; or
Equivalent Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 213 in the computer-based test or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component*; or
A Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50*
Career opportunities in science are diverse, and by upgrading your skills or complementing your knowledge with a new speciality you will be able to consider positions in a range of sectors including industry, government, teaching and research.
Some examples include roles in:
industrial and forensic chemistry
statistics and data science.