Do you enjoy finding out how things work? Are you drawn to solving problems? Asking deeper questions? Science opens the doors to a world of possibilities, from research to forensic analysis or marine biology – it all starts with a Diploma of Science.

A Diploma of Science will develop your skills in scientific thinking and help you to apply this to the challenges facing the world. We offer UTS Foundation Studies (for international students only) and a Diploma of Science, where you can go straight into second year study of your UTS Science degree*.

*Subject to successful completion of a diploma with the required Grade Point Average (GPA) and depends on the course you choose.

Diploma of Science

Get on track for entry to second year study of a UTS Bachelor of Science, with our Diploma of Science. Designed in partnership with UTS, our curriculum prepares you for university with projects, collaborations and presentations. Work at your own pace with flexible options of delivery from 8 months Accelerated, 12 months Standard or 16 months Extended. Course details


  • Up to 48 credit points guaranteed
  • Subjects co-written by UTS
  • UTS guest speakers
  • Class visits and excursions
  • Access to the latest software

Paths to UTS

The pathway you take to UTS will depend on your current academic and English qualifications.

Degree majors

Receive up to 48 credit points towards these UTS Bachelor of Science majors:


Applied Chemistry

Applied Physics

Biomedical Science


Chemical Sciences

Medical and Molecular Biosciences


Physics and Advanced Materials

Career prospects

  • Chemist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Mathematician
  • Physicist
  • Researcher
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Conservation Consultant
  • Stock Market Analyst
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Immunologist
  • Health Officer
  • Micro Biologist
  • Toxicology Consultant
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Geochemist
  • Medical Practitioner