Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry

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  • Objectives
    This course has been designed to provide practising professionals and recent graduates with the opportunity to extend their scientific competence. You will undertake a variety of coursework units chosen to suit your specific interests and needs. You will learn to conduct and manage research before undertaking an investigation project of your own. Most projects are based on technical problems or developmental ideas which originate within industry.
  • Entry requirements
    A bachelor degree in chemistry or equivalent.
  • Academic title
    Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry
  • Course description
    Chemistry Major (Postgraduate Diploma)


    The Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry develops a more critical and problem-solving approach to the professional practice of chemistry than is possible to achieve in a first qualification. Presently there is a definite need for professional chemists with such qualifications. The course forms a basis for the professional development of experts able to cope with sophisticated research and development problems in industry.


    To enrol in this course you will need to apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Science – School of Science and Computing (310850) with a Chemistry major.
    You will graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Chemistry).

    Course Structure                                                                             Hrs/Wk     Credit

    Year 1 Semester 1

    302552     v.1           Analytical Chemistry 501                                         4.0     25.0
    311700     v.1           Science Research Methodologies 551                     3.0     25.0
                                    SELECT ELECTIVE UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:           25.0
                                    SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:           25.0

    Year 1 Semester 2

    310854     v.1          Chemistry Project Report 590                                 8.0     25.0
    310855     v.1          Chemistry Project Report 592                                 8.0     25.0
                                    SELECT ELECTIVE UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:          25.0
                                    SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:         25.0

    Optional Units to Select from in Year 1                                      Hrs/Wk     Credit

    2857     v.6               Chemistry 501                                                      3.0     25.0
    302553 v.1               Analytical Chemistry 502                                      4.0     25.0
    6575     v.9               SMEC 501 - Foundations and Issues                    3.0     25.0
    7729     v.4               Instrumental Physics 501                                     4.0     25.0
    7730     v.4               Instrumental Physics 502                                     4.0     25.0

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