Graduate Diploma in Science

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Mathematics and Scientific Computation specialisations are available in this program.

These courses are suitable for students with a pass degree specialising in mathematics, or with an Honours degree from some years ago, who wish to study more mathematics at an advanced level. The course is normally of one year of fulltime study or eighteen months part-time.

Normally the course will consist of coursework, usually later year Honours courses or reading courses at that level, and a substantial written project. The balance between coursework and the project will depend on the student's preparedness. Each student's course will be designed to suit their own particular needs. For the project each student will work with their own supervisor. Students will be expected to give two seminars as part of their course. 

Students who enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Science, specialising in Scientific Computation, will follow courses in numerical mathematics, and the project work will be computational in nature. The project will exploit the unique strengths of ANU in computational science and may include the use of vector and parallel supercomputers.