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Macquarie University

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Graduate Diploma of Geoscience

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma of Geoscience provides an advanced degree that allows students to undertake further study so that they have a solid geoscience background to gain work in geoscience exploration fields.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$27,100 per year / $27,100 total

About this course

The Graduate Diploma of Geoscience provides an advanced degree that allows students to undertake further study so that they have a solid geoscience background to gain work in geoscience exploration fields. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Macquarie University has an international reputation for its multidisciplinary research and study programs, with expertise in geology, geochemistry, geophysics and geodynamics. These fields are critical to understanding many environmental and industry-related problems. Unique to this degree is its multidisciplinary and “big-picture” problem-solving approach, necessary to tackle 21st century problems. Our teaching is also supported by the world-class ARC research centre Core to Crust Fluid Systems and various other high profile research groups. All students will be assigned an academic advisor within the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences who will assist the student, before beginning the diploma, in planning a course of study appropriate to his/her area of interest.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

North Ryde

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at Macquarie University.
90.3%
Overall satisfaction
82.3%
Skill scale
82.5%
Teaching scale
80.3%
Employed full-time
$83.7k
Average salary