Graduate diplomas are typically not offered in the United States. The American equivalent of a diploma is referred to as a professional certification. Each university has a different set of requirements for admission, so students should perform in-depth research on programs before applying.
Natural sciences are a scientific branch that deals with observations, understanding and predictions of natural phenomena. It is a diverse field and includes disciplines such as biological science, physics, chemistry, Earth science and astronomy.
Graduate Diploma Program in Natural Sciences
The Pre-Masters Programme is designed to help you develop vital English language and academic skills needed to succeed in your postgraduate studies. [+]
The Pre-Masters Programme is designed to help you develop vital English language and academic skills needed to succeed in your postgraduate studies.
The NCUK Pre-Masters (Graduate Diploma) is a modular course consisting of a core element and a subject theme. The core element includes modules in English for Academic Purposes (EAP), Learning Skills including Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) and Research Methodology including project planning. Students following the longer duration programmes also undertake an individual research project and complete a substantial dissertation.
Two streams are currently offered for the subject modules: Management and Life Sciences - however students looking to study an Engineering related Masters can also progress to a relevant Masters degree from this programme.... [-]