Comments about Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Earth Sciences) - On Campus - Parkville - Victoria
• increase their knowledge and understanding of Earth Sciences and awareness of current developments and issues relating to studies of our planet
• develop independent and critical thinking skills
• improve oral and written communication skills
Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Earth Sciences)
The School of Earth Sciences offers a wide variety of one week theory/practical or field studies from which to choose; typically there are 30 such short courses available each year, of which candidates must complete 12. This allows the Postgraduate Diploma candidate to specialise in a particular aspect of Earth Science or attain a more broadly based expertise.
Candidates who attain an average mark of over 70% are eligible to upgrade their studies to the Master of Earth Science Degree (MESc).
Two options are available regarding your research topic. 1) You may have your own research topic and dataset in mind, particularly if you are coming from industry. 2) You may wish to undertake a research project offered by one of the many academics within the School of Earth Sciences.