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Diploma in Environmental Science

This course is available only to international students.


80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time.

Course available at: Sydney (North Sydney) NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Diploma

To qualify for the Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

3. Exit Point

A student who has completed 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings may exit with the Certificate in Environmental Science.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
BIOL101 10 Biodiversity
BIOL102 10 Principles of Ecology (Pre: BIOL101 Biodiversity)
CHEM100 10 Fundamentals of Chemistry
CHEM102 10 Physical Chemistry (Pre: CHEM100 Fundamentals of Chemistry)
ENVR100 10 Environmental Issues
ENVR101 10 Soils and Water (Pre: ERTH100 Earth Science)
ERTH100 10 Earth Science
STAT104 10 Introduction to Data Analysis

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.