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Course Structure

A candidate for the Graduate Diploma works within one of the fields of specialisation listed below and is subject to any further conditions imposed by the School.

Graduate diplomas generally involve a set program of study, sometimes involving projects. Assessment is usually based on assignments, essays and examinations for each unit.

The Diploma must be completed in one year of full-time study or a maximum of three consecutive years of part-time study, but a candidate whose work has been interrupted by illness, or other unavoidable cause, may be allowed to complete the course over a longer period.

The approved abbreviation for the Diploma shall be GradDipSc.
The following table indicates the specialisations offered.

School Field of specialisation
Chemistry Chemistry
Computing Computer Science
Earth Sciences Geology
Earth Sciences Geophysics
Mathematics & Physics Computational Mathematics
Mathematics & Physics Operations Research
Mathematics & Physics Statistical Applications
Mathematics & Physics Physics
Psychology Psychology see schedule
Zoology Zoology

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