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QUALIFICATION LEVELS

At SDA, we understand your needs and the explain the relevance of a given course to their proposed career path. We offer admissions and career pathways through universities, TAFE colleges, private colleges and other education institutes for the following qualification levels across Australia, NZ and Canada:

  • Certificate (I, II, III, IV)
  • Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Masters by research/coursework

TAFE and private colleges typically offer vocational training through Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas. Universities offer more specialised Bachelor’s Degrees, Graduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters, Professional Doctorates and PhDs.

DISCIPLINES & SPECIALISATIONS

Through our partnerships, we provide students with admissions across disciplines below.

The main difference between the two areas is that Economics investigates the science of an economy, production distribution and the supply and demand of goods, whilst Business primarily deals with the management aspects of the economy. Specialisations include:

Accounting;
Administration;
Advertising;
Agribusiness;
Arts Management;
Banking and Finance;
Development Economics;
Ecological and Environmental Economics;
Electronic Commerce/Business;
Event/Leisure Management;
Commerce;
Hospitality and Tourism;
Human Resource Management;
Information Systems;
International Management/Business;
Marketing/Public Relations;
Micro and Macro Economics;
Procurement;
Property Studies;
Professional Economics;
Public Policy;
Real Estate and Development;
Social Planning and Development;
Taxation.

The discipline of Law is suitable for people wanting to become lawyers, legal advisers in business or pursue a career through law enforcement agencies. Specialisations include:

Banking, Business and Commercial Law;
Constitutional Law;
Criminology;
Criminal Law;
Economics Law;
Environmental Law;
Health Law;
Human Rights Law;
Indigenous Law;
Intellectual Property Law;
International and Comparative Law;
Jurisprudence;
Justice Studies;
Employment Law;
Legal Process;
Legal Practice Administration; and
Maritime Law.

This discipline covers a large study area including the following specialisations:

Agribusiness;
Agricultural Biotechnology;
Agricultural Economics;
Agronomy;
Animal Production/Science;
Aquaculture;
Coastal Management;
Conservation and Land Management;
Crop Production;
Ecology;
Environmental and Urban Planning;
Equine Science;
Fisheries;
Forest Science;
Horticulture;
Land and Water Management;
Marine Science;
Natural Resource Management;
Parks, Recreation and Heritage Management;
Resource and Environmental Management;
Rural Development;
Sustainable Development;
Tropical Animal Science;
Veterinary Science;
Viticulture;
Wilderness Reserves and Wildlife;
Wine Marketing/Science; and
Zoo-keeping.

The discipline of Health includes the following broad specialisations:

Complementary Therapies;
Dental Science;
Medical Science;
Nursing;
Nutrition and Community Health;
Optical Science;
Pharmacy;
Public Health;
Radiography; and
Rehabilitation Therapies.

The science field is very large; it incorporates Physical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. Examples of areas of specialisations include:

Astronomy;
Astrophysics;
Biochemistry;
Bioinformatics;
Biomedical Science;
Biotechnology;
Botany;
Chemistry;
Earth Science;
Ecology;
Entomology;
Environmental Science;
Food Science;
Forensic Science;
Genetics;
Geography;
Geology;
Mathematical Science;
Parasitological Science;
Physics;
Toxicology; and
Zoology.

The Engineering and Technology disciplines offered in Australia cover numerous areas of specialisations including:

Aviation/Aerospace;
Biomedical;
Building Services/Construction;
Computer Science;
Chemical Engineering;
Civil Engineering;
Digital Design;
Electronic Publishing;
Electrical Engineering;
Environmental Engineering;
Hardware Development;
Industrial Engineering;
Information Technology;
Internet Systems;
Materials Engineering;
Manufacturing Engineering;
Mechanical Engineering;
Mining Engineering;
Network Support;
Operating Systems Security;
Resource Engineering;
Software Development;
Sound Production;
Telecommunications Design;
User Support;
Video Games Development;
Web development.

Architecture programs in Australia are devised in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Architects, and building programs developed with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB). Specialisations available through this discipline include:

Interior Design/Decoration;
Urban/Regional/Rural Planning;
Urban Studies;
Environmental Planning;
Town Planning;
Landscape Design;
Construction Management;
Building Surveying;
Building Design;
Cabinet-making/Carpentry;
Plumbing/Tiling/Plastering;
Drafting;
Landscape Gardening.

The Creative Industries discipline involves the cultural professions. Students are assessed through a variety of methods including performance; exhibitions; presentations and written exams. Specialisations include:

Acting;
Animation;
Arts;
Broadcasting;
Ceramics;
Theatre;
Contemporary Craft;
Costume;
Dance;
Design;
Desktop Publishing;
Digital Media Design;
Entertainment;
Events;
Fashion Design;
Film and Video Production;
Fine Arts;
Graphic Design;
Floristry;
Jeweller;
Lighting and Sound;
Multimedia;
Performing Arts;
Printing;
Screenwriting;
Staging;
Visual Arts;
Photography; and
Music

The Humanities, Social Science and Education disciplines cover a range of specialisations involving the study of people, cultures and institutions. Specialisations include:

Acting;
Animation;
Arts;
Broadcasting;
Ceramics;
Theatre;
Contemporary Craft;
Costume;
Dance;
Design;
Desktop Publishing;
Digital Media Design;
Entertainment;
Events;
Fashion Design;
Film and Video Production;
Fine Arts;
Graphic Design;
Floristry;
Jeweller;
Lighting and Sound;
Multimedia;
Performing Arts;
Printing;
Screenwriting;
Staging;
Visual Arts;
Photography; and
Music

Information on programs and entry requirements is specific to student needs. Contact us to learn more. expert to know more.