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U41 / V30 Graduate Diploma of Science (Mathematics)


The Graduate Diploma of Science is a one year full-time, or equivalent part-time course designed to provide graduate students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills relevant to specific occupational fields. The School of Engineering and Mathematics offers specialisations in the following fields: Mathematics and Security Science.


Completion of a three year tertiary qualification.



The Graduate Diploma of Science (Mathematics) is designed for persons who possess a three-year tertiary qualification which includes at least two, one-semester mathematics units or the equivalent. For those who hold a degree in which mathematics formed a significant component, the Master of Science (Mathematics and Planning) is more appropriate.


The Graduate Diploma course provides a broadly based foundation of Core units together with Elective Units in mathematics, computing and statistics. The course caters specifically for the part-time student: the award can be completed in two years of evening studies. Graduates should complete the course with the knowledge and skills needed to apply mathematics and statistics to their professional responsibilities.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

The course consists of eight units of study: two Core units and six Elective units.

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2006 VET: 31/03/2006