Diploma in Science (DipSc)

Part A Compulsory

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Course Code Units Course Title
[ CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry [1]
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[ PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems [2]
MATH1040 2 Basic Mathematics [3]

Part A Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
BIPH3001 2 Frontiers in Biophysics
CHEE2001 2 Process Principles
CHEE3301 2 Polymer Engineering
CHEE4301 2 Nanomaterials & Their Characterisation
CHEM2050 2 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
INFS1200 2 Introduction to Information Systems
PSYC2371 2 The Science of Everyday Thinking
SCIE1000 2 Theory & Practice in Science
SCIE2100 2 Introduction to Bioinformatics
SCIE3210 2 Research Topic in Geographical Science
SCIE3220 2 Biomedical Science Research Skills
SCIE3221 2 Biomedical Science Research Project
SCIE3230 2 Introduction to Research in Geological Sciences
SCIE3231 2 Research Project II in Geological Sciences
SCIE3240 2 Introduction to Research in Biology
SCIE3241 2 Special Project in Biology
SCIE3250 2 Introduction to Research in Mathematics/Physics
SCIE3251 2 Introduction to Research in Mathematics/Physics
SCIE3260 2 Introduction to Research in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology (A)
SCIE3261 2 Introduction to Research in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology (B)
SCIE3270 2 Introduction to Research in Agriculture and Food Science (A)
SCIE3271 2 Introduction to Research in Agriculture and Food Science (B)
STAT1201 2 Analysis of Scientific Data

Part B

Archaeological Science

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Course Code Units Course Title
ARCS1001 2 Doing Archaeology
ARCS2000 2 Science in Archaeology

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Course Code Units Course Title
ARCS2003 2 Forensics: The Archaeology of Death & Crime Scenes
ARCS2010 2 Ancient Technologies: Experimental and Analytical Approaches to Understanding Past Technologies
ARCS2060 2 Archaeology Field School
ARCS2168 2 Human Evolution

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Course Code Units Course Title
ARCA1000 2 Discovering Archaeology
ARCA2020 2 Archaeology of Australasia
ARCA2025 2 Archaeology of the Pacific Islands
ARCA3100 2 Critical Studies in World Prehistory
ARCS3010 2 Field Archaeology
ARCS3020 2 Animals and Archaeology: analytical approaches to understanding past human-animal relationships
GEOS3107 2 Plants, People and the Environment
PSYC3262 2 Evolutionary Approaches to Human Behaviour

Biology

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Course Code Units Course Title
ANAT3022 2 Functional Neuroanatomy
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOC3000 2 Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
BIOC3003 2 Human Molecular Genetics & Disease
BIOC3005 2 Molecular Systems Biology
BIOC3006 2 Biochemistry of Metabolism in Health and Disease
BIOL1020 2 Genes, Cells & Evolution
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
BIOL2006 2 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2015 2 Ecology Field Studies
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
BIOL2201 2 Evolution
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIOL2203 2 Plant Biology
BIOL2204 2 Zoology
BIOL2205 2 Insect Science
BIOL3000 2 Conservation
BIOL3003 2 Advanced Immunology
BIOL3004 2 Genomics & Bioinformatics
BIOL3006 2 Molecular Cell Biology
BIOL3009 2 Arthropods & Human Health
BIOL3011 2 Plant Microbe & Insect Interactions
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
BIOL3016 2 Outback Ecology Field Studies
BIOL3200 2 Current Topics in Plant Science
BIOL3201 2 Fungi & Plant Diseases
BIOL3202 2 Plant Biology II
BIOL3203 2 Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
BIOL3204 2 Plant Adaptation and Global Change
BIOL3205 2 Physiological and Integrative Zoology
BIOL3207 2 Animal Behaviour
BIOL3209 2 Biodiversity Analysis, Discovery and Systematics
BIOL3211 2 Marine Invertebrates
BIOL3215 2 Marine Ecology and Conservation
BIOL3222 2 Model Organism Genetics
BIOL3227 2 Plant Identification and Vegetation Classification
BIOL3232 2 Insect Identification and Taxonomy
BIOL3236 2 Climate Change Biology
BIOL3238 2 Insect Structure, Function & Physiology
BIOL3239 2 Brain to Behaviour: Invertebrate Neuroethology
BIOL3310 2 Macroecology and Biogeography
BIOL3320 2 Vertebrate Diversity and Evolution
BIOL3340 2 Fish, Fisheries and Aquaculture
BIOL3350 2 Genetics and Evolution of Complex Traits: From Humans to Non-Model Organisms
BIOL3360 2 Analysis and Communication of Biological Data
BIOL3370 2 Ecology and Evolution of Animal-Plant Interactions
BIOL3380 2 Laboratory Skills in Genetic Research
BIOL3390 2 Genome Evolution
BIOM2011 2 Integrative Cell & Tissue Biology
BIOM2012 2 Systems Physiology
BIOM2019 2 Human Anatomy
BIOM2020 2 Human Anatomy
BIOM2208 2 Differentiation & Development
BIOM2402 2 Principles of Pharmacology
BIOM3002 2 Human Biomedical Anatomy
BIOM3003 2 Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy
BIOM3014 2 Molecular & Cellular Physiology
BIOM3015 2 Integrative Physiology & Pathophysiology
BIOM3020 2 Integrated Endocrinology
BIOM3200 2 Biomedical Science
BIOM3401 2 Systems Pharmacology
BIOM3402 2 Experimental Pharmacology
BIOT3002 2 Drug Design & Development
CONS3017 2 Landscape Ecology
COSC2000 2 Introduction to Computational Biology
DEVB3001 2 Developmental Neurobiology
DEVB3002 2 Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
MARS2014 2 Marine Science
MATH3104 2 Mathematical Biology
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology
MICR3001 2 Microbes & Human Health
MICR3002 2 Virology
MICR3003 2 Molecular Microbiology
MICR3004 2 Microbial Genomics
NEUR3001 2 Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience
NEUR3002 2 The Integrated Brain
PARA3002 2 Biomedical Parasitology

Chemistry

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Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM2002 2 Physical Chemistry
CHEM2052 2 Chemical Biology
CHEM2054 2 Experimental Chemistry
CHEM3001 2 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM3004 2 Determination of Molecular Structure
CHEM3008 2 Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
CHEM3010 2 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM3011 2 Advanced Physical Chemistry
CHEM3013 2 Nanoscience: Self-assembly
CHEM3014 2 Nanoscience: Synthesis
CHEM3016 2 Advanced Experimental Chemistry

Computer Science

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Course Code Units Course Title
COMP3301 2 Operating Systems Architecture
COMP3506 2 Algorithms & Data Structures
COMP3702 2 Artificial Intelligence
COMS3000 2 Information Security
COMS3200 2 Computer Networks I
CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering
CSSE2002 2 Programming in the Large
CSSE2010 2 Introduction to Computer Systems
CSSE2310 2 Computer Systems Principles and Programming
CSSE3002 2 The Software Process
CSSE3006 4 Special Projects in Computer Systems and Software Engineering
DECO2500 2 Human-Computer Interaction
DECO3500 2 Social & Mobile Computing
INFS2200 2 Relational Database Systems
INFS3200 2 Advanced Database Systems
INFS3202 2 Web Information Systems
INFS3204 2 Service-Oriented Architectures
MATH1061 2 Discrete Mathematics
MATH2302 2 Discrete Mathematics II

Food Science and Nutrition

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Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
CHEM2003 2 Food Chemistry
FOOD1001 2 Principles of Food Preservation
FOOD2000 2 Food Science
FOOD3007 2 Food Structure & Sensory Science
FOOD3011 2 Food Product Development
FOOD3017 2 Food Policy, Safety & Quality Management
MICR2001 2 Food Microbiology I
MICR3860 2 Food Microbiology II
NUTR2101 2 Nutrition Science
NUTR3000 2 Nutrition & Exercise
NUTR3011 2 Understanding Population Nutrition
NUTR3012 2 Community & Public Health Nutrition
NUTR3201 2 Advanced Nutrition Sciences

Geographical Science

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Course Code Units Course Title
CONS3017 2 Landscape Ecology
ENVM2200 2 Resource Management & Environmental Planning
ENVM3115 2 Climate Change and Environmental Management
ENVM3200 2 Coastal Processes & Management
ENVM3201 2 Catchment Processes & Management
ENVM3202 2 Coral Reef Processes & Management
ENVM3203 2 Tools for Environmental Assessment and Analysis
GEOG2205 2 Global Population Issues
GEOG3205 2 Applied Demography
GEOM1000 2 Geographical Information and Data Analysis
GEOM2000 2 Introduction to Earth Observation Sciences (EOS)
GEOM2001 2 Geographical Information Systems
GEOM3001 2 Advanced Earth Observation Sciences (EOS)
GEOM3002 2 Advanced Geographical Information Systems
GEOM3005 2 Geospatial Processing and Web Mapping
GEOS1100 2 Environment & Society
GEOS2100 2 Environmental Systems
GEOS2101 2 Climatology & Hydrology
GEOS2103 2 Biogeography & Geomorphology
GEOS3004 2 International Field Studies: Natural & Built Environments of a Selected Region
GEOS3102 2 Global Change: Problems and Prospects
GEOS3108 2 Meteorology
GEOS3400 2 Research Topic

Geological Science

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Course Code Units Course Title
ERTH1000 2 Planet Earth: The Big Picture
ERTH2003 2 Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoenvironments
ERTH2004 2 Structural Geology
ERTH2005 2 Mineralogy
ERTH2006 2 Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology
ERTH2020 2 Introduction to Geophysics
ERTH2050 2 Field Geology
ERTH3001 2 Ore Deposits & Exploration Geology
ERTH3021 2 Exploration & Mining Geophysics
ERTH3050 2 Field Geology: Mapping in the Outback
ERTH3060 2 Advanced Structural Geology
ERTH3103 2 Sedimentary Environments
ERTH3104 2 Tectonics and Crustal Evolution
ERTH3203 2 Energy Resources
ERTH3205 2 Geochemistry and Geochronology
ERTH3212 2 Geology of Coral Reefs
ERTH3230 2 Geochemistry
ERTH3301 2 Ore Body Modelling
PHYS3071 2 Computational Physics

Marine Science

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Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1030 2 Global Challenges in Biology
BIOL2006 2 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
BIOL2010 2 Ecology
BIOL2015 2 Ecology Field Studies
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
BIOL2203 2 Plant Biology
BIOL2204 2 Zoology
BIOL3023 2 Tropical Marine Ecosystems
BIOL3211 2 Marine Invertebrates
BIOL3215 2 Marine Ecology and Conservation
BIOL3340 2 Fish, Fisheries and Aquaculture
CHEM1200 2 Chemistry 2
CHEM1221 2 General, Organic & Biological Chemistry
ENVM3200 2 Coastal Processes & Management
ENVM3202 2 Coral Reef Processes & Management
ERTH1000 2 Planet Earth: The Big Picture
ERTH2002 2 Palaeobiology
ERTH2003 2 Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoenvironments
ERTH2005 2 Mineralogy
ERTH2050 2 Field Geology
ERTH3110 2 Marine Geoscience and Palaeoceanography
ERTH3212 2 Geology of Coral Reefs
GEOM2000 2 Introduction to Earth Observation Sciences (EOS)
GEOM2001 2 Geographical Information Systems
GEOS2100 2 Environmental Systems
GEOS2101 2 Climatology & Hydrology
GEOS2103 2 Biogeography & Geomorphology
MARS2014 2 Marine Science
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology

Mathematics

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Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL3014 2 Advanced Bioinformatics
COMP3506 2 Algorithms & Data Structures
COSC2000 2 Introduction to Computational Biology
COSC2500 2 Numerical Methods in Computational Science
COSC3000 2 Visualization, Computer Graphics & Data Analysis
COSC3500 2 High-Performance Computing
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
MATH1061 2 Discrete Mathematics
MATH2001 2 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II
MATH2100 2 Applied Mathematical Analysis
MATH2301 2 Linear & Abstract Algebra & Number Theory
MATH2302 2 Discrete Mathematics II
MATH2400 2 Mathematical Analysis
MATH3090 2 Financial Mathematics
MATH3101 2 Bifurcation and Chaos
MATH3102 2 Methods & Models of Applied Mathematics
MATH3103 2 Algebraic Methods of Mathematical Physics
MATH3104 2 Mathematical Biology
MATH3201 2 Scientific Computing: Advanced Techniques and Applications
MATH3202 2 Operations Research & Mathematical Planning
MATH3301 2 Graph Theory and Design Theory
MATH3302 2 Coding & Cryptography
MATH3303 2 Abstract Algebra & Number Theory
MATH3306 2 Set Theory & Mathematical Logic
MATH3401 2 Complex Analysis
MATH3402 2 Functional Analysis
MATH3403 2 Partial Differential Equations
MATH3404 2 Optimisation Theory
MATH3405 2 Differential Geometry
MATH3500 2 Problems & Applications in Modern Mathematics
SCIE3250 2 Introduction to Research in Mathematics/Physics
SCIE3251 2 Introduction to Research in Mathematics/Physics
STAT2003 2 Probability & Statistics
STAT2004 2 Statistical Modelling & Analysis
STAT3001 2 Mathematical Statistics
STAT3500 2 Problems & Applications in Modern Statistics
STAT3003 2 Experimental Design
STAT3004 2 Probability Models & Stochastic Processes

Occupational Health & Safety Science

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Course Code Units Course Title
OHSS1000 2 Introduction to Occupational Health & Safety
OHSS2000 2 Occupational Health
OHSS2001 2 Occupational Safety Science
LAWS2800 2 Occupational Health & Safety Law
OHSS3001 2 Physical Ergonomics
OHSS3002 2 Risk Management
OHSS3004 2 Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems

Physics

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Course Code Units Course Title
BIPH2000 2 Foundations of Biophysics
BIPH3000 2 Molecular & Membrane Biophysics
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I
PHYS1001 2 Mechanics & Thermal Physics I
PHYS1002 2 Electromagnetism and Modern Physics
PHYS2020 2 Thermodynamics & Condensed Matter Physics
PHYS2041 2 Quantum Physics
PHYS2055 2 Introduction to Fields in Physics
PHYS2082 2 Space Science & Stellar Astrophysics
PHYS2100 2 Dynamics, Chaos & Special Relativity
PHYS2810 2 Electronics & Circuit Theory
PHYS3020 2 Statistical Mechanics
PHYS3040 2 Quantum Physics
PHYS3051 2 Fields in Physics
PHYS3071 2 Computational Physics
PHYS3080 2 Extragalactic Astrophysics & Cosmology
PHYS3825 2 Advanced Experimental Skills
PHYS3900 2 Perspectives in Physics Research
SCIE3250 2 Introduction to Research in Mathematics/Physics
SCIE3251 2 Introduction to Research in Mathematics/Physics

Psychology

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Course Code Units Course Title
ANAT3022 2 Functional Neuroanatomy
PSYC1020 2 Introduction to Psychology: Minds, Brains and Behaviour
PSYC1030 2 Introduction to Psychology: Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology
PSYC1040 2 Psychological Research Methodology I
PSYC2010 2 Psychological Research Methodology II
PSYC2020 2 Neuroscience for Psychologists
PSYC2030 2 Developmental Psychology
PSYC2040 2 Social & Organisational Psychology
PSYC2050 2 Learning & Cognition
PSYC3000 2 Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
PSYC3010 2 Psychological Research Methodology III
PSYC3020 2 Measurement in Psychology
PSYC3032 2 Topics in Social Psychology
PSYC3042 2 Psychological Research: Interpretation & Evaluation
PSYC3052 2 Judgment & Decision-Making
PSYC3062 2 Introduction to Human Factors
PSYC3071 2 Psychology of Disability
PSYC3082 2 Psychotherapies and Counselling
PSYC3092 2 Language Development
PSYC3102 2 Psychopathology
PSYC3122 2 Attitudes & Social Cognition
PSYC3132 2 Health Psychology
PSYC3142 2 Intergroup Relations & Group Processes
PSYC3152 2 Applied Topics in Lifespan Development
PSYC3162 2 Development in Infancy
PSYC3172 2 Basic Processes in Cognition
PSYC3192 2 Sensory Neuroscience
PSYC3202 2 Industrial & Organisational Psychology
PSYC3222 2 Psychophysiology: Methods & Applications
PSYC3232 2 Behavioural Neuroscience: Learning & Emotion
PSYC3262 2 Evolutionary Approaches to Human Behaviour
PSYC3272 2 The Neuroscience of Social Behaviour
PSYC3282 2 Developmental Perspectives on the Origins of Human Culture
PSYC3292 2 Social Psychology of Emotion
PSYC3302 2 Cognitive Neuroscience
PSYC3312 2 Parenting and Family Psychology

End notes

  • [1] Not available for students with Senior Chemistry.
  • [2] PHYS1171 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Physics or equivalent.
  • [3] Not available to students who achieved a grade of HA or higher in Year 12 Mathematics B or equivalent.