Diploma of Science




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Diploma of Science leads to Deakin University's Bachelor degrees in biological science, biomedical science, environmental science, forensic science or zoology and animal science. Graduates may work in a wide range of cutting-edge and rapidly growing fields, and could be involved in the scientific developments that hold the key to the future.
Course structure
Eight units must be completed and passed to be awarded the Diploma.
Teaching Methods
Instruction for all units is classroom based. Generally, four hours of class contact per week are allocated to each unit. Some units have additional laboratory hours/practical classes.
Assessment for all units is ongoing and continuous consisting of tests, assignments and case study analysis. Most units have a final two-hour examination.
Entry into second year of
Bachelor of Biological Science
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability)
Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology)
Bachelor of Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology)
Bachelor of Forensic Science
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Science


Which department am I in? School of Interactive and Digital Media

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

All applicants must provide documentation of their completed undergraduate degree (a bachelor's degree or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution prior to matriculation. (Applicants who have not completed their bachelor's degree by the time they submit their application for admission may be admitted to CMU Australia with the condition they submit their final transcript, including their date of graduation, prior to the start of their first semester at CMU Australia.)

Entry Requirement For International Student

Entry to Diploma courses requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.
Other English Language requirements: Cambridge: English Advanced (CAE) - FCE Level B2, Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) - EAP 2, GCE O-level - C6, HK Form 5 - 60% in Form 5 English Language, HKDSE - Level 3 HKDSE English, IELTS - Foundation program (Standard): 5.5 (with no band score below 5), Diploma: 5.5 (with no band score below 5.5), Pearsons Test of English Academic (PTE) - 42-49, SPM English - C4, TOEFL Computer Based - 196, TOEFL Paper Based - 525, TOELF IBT: 69-70.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Trinity Theological College offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma of Theology (DipTh)

Full Time (Eight to twelve months)

AUD $30,150 for the entire course; AUD $3,768.75 for per unit

Expected October 2018

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus Deakin College, Building ka, Level 4, Pigdons Road, WAURN PONDS, Victoria, 3216, GEELONG, Australia