Diploma of Science - YSCI01 - 2018


The single-year Diploma of Science is designed for anyone who is interested in studying science but is not sure about committing to a three year Bachelor’s degree.

It consists of common units, specialist elective units and elective units depending upon the specialisation area you select. Study plans include: general science, geographic information science, environmental science and medical science.

These can articulate into the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Environmental Science or Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science.


  • If you are seeking answers to the many questions, we have about the world and would like to upgrade your qualifications or change direction in your career, this diploma of science is right for you.
  • Experience Higher Education science and achieve a diploma qualification in just 12 months full time, or 24 months part time.
  • It is very flexible and can be studied internally or online depending upon the units chosen.
  • The course is also offered in Summer Semester.


Qualifications in science are highly sought after.

Diploma of Science graduates are employed by government, private companies, non-government organisations and the community sector.

Often Diploma of Science students choose to go on to complete Bachelor of Science degrees or specialist science degrees. This opens up an even wider range of career opportunities.


To get your copy of the course brochure, simply register your details below.

Please note: Course brochure information is correct at the time of publishing.
Please check with the School for the most current version. Contact details are available on the course brochure.

More details about the course

Please visit the Course Catalogue for more details, such as:

  • Admission Requirements
  • Credit Transfer and Pathways
  • Course Structure
  • Study Plan
  • Course Fees.
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