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.
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.
The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.
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.
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 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.
International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.
For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.