Graduate Diploma of Science (Mathematics and Statistics)
Acquire mathematical skills
Are you a Bachelor degree graduate looking to acquire mathematical skills? Well the Graduate Diploma of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) is an eight unit qualification aimed those of you who have completed a three-year university degree. Offering a variety of courses, including studies in Data Analysis, Mathematical/Statistical Methods, Algorithms and Data Structures, and Mathematics for Teachers, the flexible program enables you to acquire knowledge and skills relevant to your current or future career. Don’t live near a USQ campus? Don’t worry. Utilising cutting-edge online teaching technologies and communication methods, the degree is accessible to those of you living anywhere in Australia or overseas.
Progress your career
Do you need to acquire mathematical skills to progress your career? Well, graduates of this diploma have the skills and knowledge required to solve mathematical problems and contribute at a higher level in their profession. The diploma is also an ideal choice for teachers and other professionals wishing to upgrade their skills and those of you wishing to articulate into the Master of Science coursework degree or the Master of Science (Research) if you meet other requirements for entry.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 9527|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 26880|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- 3-year Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent.
- equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.