The course aims to provide:
- advanced training in the area of study chosen, and
- the opportunity for training in research, to prepare candidates for further research study and employmnet in research organisations.
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Science with Honours will be competitive for professional careers in their area of specialisation. Employment opportunities also exist in more general areas as detailed in the career outcomes section of the Bachelor of Science which provides references to the individual discipline entries where these expected outcomes are specified.
Depending on the area of specialisation, graduates may be eligible for membership of a number of professional organisations.
In all other aspects the requirements of the Bachelor of Science with Honours apply and candidates should refer to these for particulars.
Further information is usually provided by the School.
A graduate who does not hold a Science degree may be accepted as a candidate for a Graduate Diploma with Honours provided that the candidate's preparation for the course is adequate.
Fees & scholarships
Fees for Domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.
Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.
For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.
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