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Diploma of Science
Diploma of Science

Diploma of Science

  • ID:DC610006
  • Level:Pathway
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$31,440.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$17,000.00
  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$31,440.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$17,000.00
Estimated Total/program:
$48,690.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Country Requirements

Australia

VCE ATAR score of 40 and above VCAL Senior completion; IB Diploma score of 22 or above

Bangladesh

Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate with GPA of 3.5 

Brunei

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Cambodia

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with a C grade average

China

Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 (Gao San) with 60%.

Vocational Academic Program - 60%

Fiji

Successful completion of Form 7 with a B in English and Maths and a pass in all other units, with an overall score of 240

France

Baccalaureate with an average of 10

Ghana

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Hong Kong

HKDSE with 8 points across 4 subjects

India

Completion of the All India Senior School Certificate or State Board with an overall 58% aggregate

Indonesia

SMA III with an average grade of 6.5 in 4 academic units

Japan

Successful completion of Kotogakko Year 3 a B grade average or a GPA of 3

Kenya

Completion of KCSE with a C grade average; or 2 passes in GCE A-levels

Korea

High school Diploma average D grade 

Kuwait

Completion of Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary Education Certificate) with a 70% average in final results.

Macau

Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with a B or 75% average in 4 academic units

Malawi

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Malaysia

2 passes (minimum E grade) in STPM; or Malaysia Independent Chinese Secondary Schools Unified Examination Certificate with a pass in 4 academic subjects

Myanmar

Completion of Basic Education High School Exam with grade of 50% in final year results

Nepal

Completion of Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Year 12) with a grade average of 58%

Oman

Additional year of study following General Secondary Education Certificate or Year 12 American program

Pakistan

Completion of Higher Secondary School Certificate (Year 12) with a grade average of 55%

Papua New Guinea

Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 70%

Philippines

Successful completion of Year 12 with an 80% average

Saudi Arabia

Additional year of study following General Secondary Education Certificate or Year 12 American program

Singapore

2 H2 passes in GCE A-levels

South Africa

Successful completion of Year 12

Sri Lanka

2 passes in GCE A-levels or equivalent

2 passes in Sri Lanka A-levels (General English is not counted)

Sweden

Avgangsbetyg with a grade average of 2.5 and a 4 in English

Taiwan

Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with a B or 60% average in 4 academic units

Tanzania

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Thailand

Successful completion of Matayom 6 with a GPA of 2.0

Turkey

Successful completion of Lise Diplomasi with GPA of 3.0

Uganda

2 passes in GCE A-levels

USA

Successful completion of Grade 12 or equivalent with a SAT score of 1000

Vietnam

Successful completion of Year 12 with a 6.0 GPA

Zambia

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Zimbabwe

2 passes in GCE A-levels

 

English language requirements

English Test / Level

Requirements

Cambridge: English Advanced (CAE)

FCE Level B2

Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI)

EAP 2

GCE O-level

C6

HK Form 5

60% in Form 5 English Language

HKDSE

Level 3 HKDSE English

IELTS

 5.5 (with no band score below 5.5)

Pearsons Test of English Academic (PTE)

42-49

SPM English

C4

TOEFL Computer Based

196

TOEFL Paper Based

525

TOELF iBT

52 – Writing 19, Speaking 16, Listening and Reading 5

VCE English (any) (Australia)

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Grade 4 in English

Course Information

The Diploma of Science leads to Deakin University's Bachelor degrees in science, biomedical science, environmental science, forensic science or zoology and animal science. Graduates may work in a wide range of cutting-edge and rapidly growing fields, and could be involved in the scientific developments that hold the key to the future.

Entry into second year of:

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology)
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Science​.
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Pre Courses

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may choose to enrol in an intensive English language course at Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) to improve your English language proficiency.

English Language Course

  • If you need to improve your English language proficiency, you may enrol in the Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI). DUELI offers a wide range of English language courses, from beginners to advanced levels.
  • DUELI is located on Deakin University's Melbourne Burwood campus and Geelong Waterfront campus and offers a wide range of programs for students.

DUELI Dates:

  • Intakes (2020): Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Nov.

DUELI Fees:

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

  • Enrolment fee: A$250
  • Tuition fee: A$445 per week 
  • Enrolment fee: A$250
  • Tuition fee: A$385 per week 
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Pathway Courses

Students need to select or choose which Deakin University Course they wish to transfer into once they have completed their studies at Deakin College. Deakin University offers direct transfer into the following courses

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Zoology & Animal Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management & Sustainability)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Wildlife & Conservation Biology)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology).
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