Qualification - Diploma in Technology (Research and Development)

Course CodeVSC019
Fee CodeDI
Duration (approx)2100 hours

Learn Science and Technology (R & D)

Develop skills in Science, Research, Product Development and Entrepreneurship

This is a premium qualification, geared to prepare you for opportunities in the business of science and technology.

Become a Technology Entrepreneur - use this as your first step towards realising your goals.


Why Study This course?

  • Research & Development provides us with the knowledge that underpins some of our fastest growing industries
  • Research is the foundation of new technology
  • Good research scientists are sought after
  • Start your career in R & D with this course in the science and technology
  • Use this course as a stepping stone towards further education in this field

This diploma is particularly valuable if research and development is your goal because it offers you opportunities to learn valuable things about a wide variety of areas of science and technology.



Core ModulesThese modules provide foundation knowledge for the Qualification - Diploma in Technology (Research and Development).
 Biochemistry I (Animal) BSC103
 Html - Writing An Internet Website VIT102
 Mechanics BSS102
 Research Project I BGN102
 Entrepreneurship BBS204
 Ethics BPS217
 Information Security BIT203
 Microbiology BSC209
 Physics BSC206
 Technical Writing (Advanced) BWR301
Elective ModulesIn addition to the core modules, students study any 10 of the following 30 modules.
 Industry Project BIP000
 Alternative Energy VSS102
 Anatomy and Physiology (Human Biology 1A) BSC101
 Botany I - Plant Physiology And Taxonomy BSC104
 Cell Biology BSC110
 Electronics BSC113
 Geology BSC115
 Machinery and Equipment (Engineering I) BSC105
 Robotics BSC116
 Workshop I BGN103
 Applied Physics (Physics II) BSC210
 Biochemistry II (Plant and Animal) BSC203
 Climate Science BSC208
 Computer Servicing II VIT204
 Computer Servicing III VIT205
 Drone Technology BIT207
 Engineering Applications (Engineering II) BSC205
 Genetics BSC207
 Innovation Management BBS209
 Internet Marketing BIT204
 Materials Technology VSS202
 Research Project II BGN201
 Research Project III BGN202
 Workshop II BGN203
 Biochemistry III (Plant Processes) BSC302
 Climate Science II BSC309
 Environmental Chemistry BSC306
 Genetic Applications BSC308
 Statistics BSC304
 Workshop III BGN302

Note that each module in the Qualification - Diploma in Technology (Research and Development) is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

Where Could This Course Lead?

Career choices are infinite in the world of science and technology. As new discoveries are made, new jobs opportunities arise. As new questions become evident, this leads to new research, and then new business opportunities and more jobs in this field are created.

  • Work in R & D for a multitude of industries including Biotechnology, Communication, Natural Resources, Economics, Security, Engineering, Electronics
  • Work in universities, as a school technician or in laboratories
  • Become a science and technology entrepreneur


Why ACS?

Under our system however you have the ultimate in flexibility. Study where and when it suits you. Start whenever you like. Hit the course hard and fast, or take your time and study the modules you need when you need them and when you're ready. Our assignments are also designed to be relevant and flexible, to work in with your own workplace circumstances or career plans.Our academic staff take pride in their student support skills - we support our students by encouraging questions, by answering them promptly and by treationg each of our students as an individual with unique learning needs.

  • Distance education doesn't mean you're going it alone - you have tutor support every step of the way
  • Don't follow the crowd - develop uniqueness and skills unlike others in your field
  • Resources are extensive and under continuous revisionStudy to suit your commitments - your education doesn't need to stop as life make demands.
  • Our program design has less focus on assessment and more on your lifelong learning Affordable study and payment options available
  • Our independence from government means we can offer courses suited exactly to employer needs and wants chance of business success.

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Courses can be started at any time from anywhere in the world!
Please note that if you choose the 'e-learning' (course on USB) method, be aware that due to current covid-19 restrictions there are some countries we can not send USB sticks to.

We recommend you choose the online learning method as all online courses provide access to download course notes to access offline or print. If you do require your course to be supplied on USB stick then please contact us first to check availability for your country.

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