Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence) (GDipSc(Def))

Program Code

GDSDE

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

Note: There will be no intake into this program in 2017.

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence) is designed to serve the needs of professionals working in the defence industry, who wish to upgrade their qualifications by undertaking advanced coursework studies in topics related to the defence industry.
The Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Conditions

Condition of Admission
Work experience: At least 18 months employment experience in a defence-related industry is required.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence)

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements:

  1. Courses to the value of 24 units, including Core courses to the value of 6 units and Elective courses to the value of 18 units
Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence)

To satisfy the requirements for Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence) students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

Core

All of the following courses must be completed:

Courses offered by the University of South Australia:
EEET 5004 Engineering Research Practice (3 units)
EEET 5107 System Engineering for Complex Problem Solving (3 units)

Electives

Courses to the value of 18 units from the following:

Defence Technology Specialisation

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ELEC ENG 7002 Kalman Filtering & Applications 3
ELEC ENG 7015 Adaptive Signal Processing 3
ELEC ENG 7017 Beamforming & Array Processing 3
ELEC ENG 7033 Principles of RF Engineering 3
ELEC ENG 7060 Image Sensors & Processing 3
ELEC ENG 7071 Detection, Estimation & Classification 3
ELEC ENG 7082 Principles of Control Systems 3
PHYSICS 7007 Fourier Techniques & Applications 3
PHYSICS 7010 Non-Linear Optics 3

or

Information and Communication Technology Specialisation

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7005 Adaptive Business Intelligence 3
COMP SCI 7022 Computer Vision 3
COMP SCI 7039 Computer Networks & Applications 3
COMP SCI 7076 Distributed Systems 3
COMP SCI 7092 Mobile and Wireless Systems 3
COMP SCI 7093 Evolutionary Computation 3
COMP SCI 7059 Artificial Intelligence 3
ELEC ENG 7059 Radar Principles & Systems - An Introduction 3
PHYSICS 7534 Computational Physics 3
PSYCHOL 7336 Human Factors 3
STATS 7053 Statistics in Engineering 3