The Diploma of Science will prepare students with a grounding in scientific knowledge and skills and a taste of the many opportunities that science provides. Students will learn the language and nature of science and mathematics, and will be able to follow their interests in specific areas of science.
The Diploma is a pathway to Southern Cross University’s Associate Degree of Science or it can offer up to one year of credit, depending on course and units taken, into linked Bachelor degrees in science, environmental science, marine science and management, forestry science and management, civil engineering (Honours), coastal systems engineering (Honours) and mechanical engineering (Honours).
This course is offered through SCU College. The College understands that students have diverse experiences and ways of learning and offers additional tailored workshops and tuition help. Students can also interact with their peers through the College Connect service.
The course includes core units in science and electives in the following study areas:
Please note: Not all study areas are available to study online.
The Diploma of Science will assist students’ progression to their preferred area of study, should they decide to articulate into Southern Cross University’s Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Environmental Science, Bachelor of Marine Science and Management, Bachelor of Forest Science and Management, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Coastal Systems Engineering, and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering.
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