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Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy)

In the Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy) online course by Swinburne University, you will gain an understanding of fundamental concepts and theories in astronomy.


This program aims to develop your ability to communicate science knowledge to others. It is ideal for science educators, people working in astronomy-related fields, amateur astronomers and anyone with a love of astronomy.


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Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences)

The Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences) online course by RMIT is for those who wish to pursue a career in sciences or teaching with a biology specialisation.



As a graduate of this degree, you can work in every area of biotechnology and bioscience including gene manipulation in mammals, crop protection and toxin testing in waterways.


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Diploma of Conservation & Land Management AHC51110

In this online Diploma of Conservation and Land Management (AHC51110) course from OTEN, you’ll learn to effectively manage bushland conservation projects of all sizes.



Study at your own pace as you gain essential skills in the design, execution and assessment of land conservation projects, including how to perform costing, collect data and report on results.


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Master of Science (Astronomy)

The online Master of Science (Astronomy) course with Swinburne University provides the opportunity to gain an in-depth education in key concepts and theories in astronomy.


This course is ideal for science educators, people working in astronomy-related fields, amateur astronomers and anyone with a love of astronomy. With the education and training you receive, you will be able to effectively communicate your knowledge and love of astronomy to others.


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Fundamentals of Mathematics Course unit

If you never studied mathematics in your senior high school years, this online unit will give you the fundamentals you need to take on maths subjects at university level.


Learn to perform basic algebra, work with linear equations, graphs and more with this online Fundamentals of Mathematics unit from Murdoch University.


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Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Statistics)

The Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Statistics) online course by Swinburne University is for graduates from other fields who require further training in statistics.


On completion of this course you will have developed quantitative skills in areas such as exploratory data analysis, estimation and hypothesis testing, and forecasting to enhance your employment opportunities in many industries. Graduates of this program may find employment in marketing, government agencies, market research, education, medical and biological sciences, town planning, social research, insurance, banking or medical research.


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Graduate Certificate of Science (Applied Statistics)

Studying this online Graduate Certificate of Science (Applied Statistics) course with Swinburne University will give you the opportunity to broaden your education in statistics.


Upon completion of this graduate certificate course, you will be eligible to work as a sought-after applied statistician in a range of areas, including marketing, government agencies, education, banking, social research and medical research.


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Master of Science (Applied Statistics)

Studying this online Master of Science (Applied Statistics) course with Swinburne University will give you the knowledge and skills to forge a successful science career.


Whether you seek to forge a career in education, government agencies, market research, medical and biological sciences, social research or banking, this in-depth applied statistics course will give you the theoretical and practical skills to create meaning through numbers.


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Innovation Cultures: Perspectives on Science and Technology Course unit

This unit is an online introduction to scientific methodology and its influence on Western culture, provided by Swinburne University.


Introduce yourself to science methodology and theory, and discuss the role of science in modern technology and business.


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Graduate Diploma of Science (Astronomy)

The Graduate Diploma of Science (Astronomy) online course by Swinburne University will provide an education in fundamental concepts and theories in astronomy.


This program aims to develop your communication skills and ability to transfer your science knowledge to others. It is ideal for science educators, people working in astronomy-related fields, amateur astronomers and anyone with a love of astronomy. With the education and training you receive in this course, you will learn to be an effective teacher and communicator of science and astronomy.


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About Science

Did you know that the brain uses over a quarter of the oxygen used by the human body and that a thimbleful of a neutron star would weigh over 100 million tons? Science is full of such fascinating facts, and by studying one of our online science courses you’ll be able to explore any number of enthralling topics.

Science comes from the Latin term ‘scientia’, meaning knowledge. An apt term, science is not only responsible for organising knowledge as mankind makes discoveries, but also building on that knowledge to produce amazing innovations.

Science is one of the most diverse areas of study around, covering everything from Earth sciences and applied science to astronomy, and it is applied to almost every human endeavour, Without science we wouldn’t have medicine, air and space travel, or the building you’re sitting in right now.

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There are currently 7,277 Science job openings in Australia*. The average salary for a Science job in Australia is $86,425.

The Australian Government Department of Employment estimates a projected employment growth to 2018 of 88,700 jobs for the Science industry in Australia.

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Education in Australia

  • The percentage of people employed in Australia with a bachelor's degree or higher qualification: 29%
  • The percentage of people employed in Australia with a cert III or higher VET qualification: 31%
  • The percentage of people employed in Australia without a post-school qualification: 36%

Employment in the Science industry in Australia

Australia has a population of 23,625,031, with a total of 11,645,500 people currently employed. The average job seeker age for Australia is 37 years and the current unemployment rate sits at 5.7%. Part-time workers make up 46% of the workforce in Australia.

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