Required Units of Study

For students who first enrolled in SAO prior to 2015, please review your required units in Item 12 of

http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/sao/students/FAQcurrent.xml


For students enrolling in a SAO program from 2015 the following core(compulsory) and elective units for participants in the Masters, Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate programs are applicable.


    Graduate Certificate of Science

    To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy) students must complete 4 units of study (50 credit points) as follows:

    • 3 astronomy core units (37.5 credit points)
    • 1 elective unit (12.5 credit points)

      from the list provided (below)



    Graduate Diploma of Science

    To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma of Science (Astronomy) students must complete 8 units of study (100 credit points) as follows:

    • 6 astronomy core units (75 credit points)
    • 2 elective units (25 credit points)

      from the list provided (below)



    Master of Science

    To qualify for the award of Master of Science (Astronomy) students must complete 12 units of study (150 credit points) as follows:

    • 9 astronomy core units (112.5 credit points)
    • 1 or 2 astronomy Major project options (either 12.5 or 25 credit points)
    • elective units (either 25 or 12.5 credit points)

      from the list provided (below)



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