The program aims to produce graduates that are equipped with essential scientific and/or mathematical knowledge and an appreciation of the latest literature and technologies. This specialisation is designed to provide an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in physics and astronomy and develop scientific research skills. The program provides professional development in science for those in educational or science communication careers. On completion of this specialisation students will be able to: demonstrate a general professional understanding of the science of astronomy; conduct scholarly enquiries into the research literature in astronomy and astrophysics; apply scientific
USQ's Graduate Diploma of Science (Physics and Astronomy) is an 8-unit qualification that gives you the opportunity to acquire new skills, allowing you to learn more about the universe and broaden career prospects in science, technology or education. Building on your prior learning, you will have the opportunity to gain an appreciation of the ethical challenges presented by modern science and technology. Online teaching technologies and communication methods make this degree is accessible to those of you living anywhere in Australia or overseas.
This qualification is also ideal for those wishing to move into further study, upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Science, students have the potential to move into Masters or PhD study.
principles to solve problems with conceptual, observational or computational elements; demonstrate competency in observational techniques, data analysis, and the interpretation of results. The degree is also an ideal choice for teachers and other professionals wishing to upgrade their skills and those for who are wishing to articulate into Masters or PhD study.