Diploma in Science and Technology
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Students explore the role of science and technology in the world around us. They learn how to think about scientific problems, and how data can be used to solve real-world challenges. The program includes foundation studies in core scientific fields, including biology, chemistry and ecology. During lab and field activities, students explore their skills of investigation, presenting data and critical analysis and apply these across disciplines through ‘Big Idea’ modules that introduce them to the cutting edge of science, research and technology. For more information, visit Diploma in Science and Technology at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

This diploma is an identified pathway into the following UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast degree programs: Bachelor of Animal Ecology, Bachelor of Environmental Science, and Bachelor of Science. On successful completion of the diploma, students are eligible for entry into, and may receive 96 units of credit towards, their selected pathway degree.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; No prior study

Additional entry requirements

Applicants who have already completed a higher education qualification (AQF Level 5 or above or equivalent), excluding VET sector diplomas, are not eligible for entry into this program.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

No reportable data.

Course Code
014171
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$8842 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Diploma
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time

Location
Moreton Bay