The Graduate Diploma in Science (Advanced) in Earth Sciences is a one-year program designed to extend students' knowledge and skills through a supervised research project together with advanced coursework in Earth Sciences.
This specialisation consists of advanced coursework subjects and a research project. The course can be completed full-time in one year (100 points) or part-time. The course consists of semester-long and/or short, intensive subjects, a literature review, and a minor thesis.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of the Earth Science specialisation, students should be able to:
- Apply advanced knowledge in areas of Earth Sciences;
- Conduct research in Earth Science disciplines;
- Design rigorous models, experiments, analytical and sampling programs;
- Prepare oral and written presentations to communicate scientific results;
- Convey persuasive intellectual, scientific arguments;
- Assimilate and critically evaluate disciplinary knowledge within a scientific paradigm.
Last updated: 26 February 2022