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.