School of Environment


PGDipSci in Earth Sciences or Geophysics

The Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) is a one year full time programme of study comprising 120 points which is started in either semester one or semester two and made up of eight courses.

All students who are intending to enrol in a PGDipSci programme must have their programme of study approved by the relevant Postgraduate Adviser who can also answer queries:
 

Entry requirements for the PGDipSci in Earth Sciences


Students who wish to take a PGDipSci in Earth Sciences will need to have:

  • Fulfilled the requirements for a BSc
  • Completed a major in Earth Sciences, Geography, or Geology
  • Completed at least 45 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences or Geology courses or GEOG 330, 331, 334, 351, 360 or equivalent
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Entry requirements for the PGDipSci in Geophysics


Students who wish to take a PGDipSci in Earth Sciences will need to have:

  • Fulfilled the requirements for a BSc
  • Completed at least 45 points from EARTHSCI 361, GEOLOGY 361, GEOPHYS 330-361 or equivalent
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PGDipSci in Geophysics programme structure


The programme in Geophysics is designed for those wanting to take courses across the breadth of geophysics. Students wishing to complete a PGDipSci in Geophysics should structure their degree as follows:

At least one course from the following:

Plus 105 points from approved 600 or 700 level courses in applied Mathematics, Geology, Geophysics, Physics or other Science subjects as approved by the Geophysics Postgraduate Adviser.

Selected courses may typically include:

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