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2013 Graduate Diploma of Science(S6D)  Download to Zip


1 In these specifications 'Faculty' means the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology.


2 The Faculty may, on the recommendation of the dean of Faculty, accept as a candidate for the Diploma a person who --
[i] has qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Science or another approved bachelor degree of the University of Tasmania, or holds a degree or other tertiary qualifications deemed by the Faculty to be equivalent for this purpose, and
[ii] has satisfied the prerequisites prescribed by the Faculty for the candidate's field of specialisation, or given evidence to the Faculty of fitness to undertake work for the Diploma.

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3 A candidate for the Diploma shall work within one of the fields of specialisation listed in the Schedule and shall be subject to such further conditions as the Faculty may prescribe, on the recommendation of the dean.
4 [i] To qualify for the award of the Diploma, a candidate shall attend such lectures, tutorial classes and seminars, pass such examinations and satisfactorily complete such exercises, projects and practical work as the Faculty may prescribe.
[ii] The course of study for the Diploma shall be completed in one year of full-time study or a maximum of three consecutive years of part-time study, provided that --
(a) The Faculty may allow a candidate whose work has been interrupted by illness or other unavoidable cause to complete the course over a longer period, and
(b) The dean of the Faculty may grant a candidate an extension of time to submit a project. Any extension so granted shall be reported to the Faculty.


5 The approved abbreviation for the Diploma shall be GradDipSc.
6 These specifications shall take effect from I January 1985.

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