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DipHigherEd – Science Major

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Credit points required

18 credit points for single major

Other details

Important: before you enrol you must speak with a Pathways team member to discuss your study plan.  Please call: Townsville campus 47815740 or Cairns campus 42321155 or email:


Division of Student Life (Administered by Division of Tropical Environments and Societies)


Student Life (Administered by Division of Tropical Environments and Societies)

Major Structure

Students will be enrolled in set study plans which will allow them to articulate into their target degree. The study plans will allow for flexible enrolment options, involving a mix of core subjects (including CS1022 and CU1022), selected major and elective subjects. Study Plans can be discussed with the Pathways team.


MA1022:03 Essential Maths

SC1022:03 Essential Science


Select 12 credit points of Science subjects from List 1

List 1

BS1001:03 Introduction to Biological Processes

BS1007:03 Introduction to Biodiversity or BZ1006 Diversity of Life

CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry

CP1401:03 Problem Solving and Programming I

CU1010:03 Effective Writing

EA1110:03 Evolution of the Earth

EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change

MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

SC1101:03 Science, Technology and Truth

SC1102:03 Modelling Natural Systems

SC1109:03 Modelling Natural Systems-Advanced