Skip to main content

Undergraduate

Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Environmental Science

2021

Not available to international students.
Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Casuarina Campus (CSP)
108041
593090
Online (CSP)
108041
593090
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Course Duration
Full-time
0.5 year/s
Part-time
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
International
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

NENV01

Award
Undergraduate Certificate (Environmental Science)
Faculty/College
College of Engineering, IT and Environment
Sector
HE
Area of study
Science and The Environment

The Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Environmental Science is a 6-month, 100% online course that offers you the opportunity to upskill, reskill or retrain in environmental sciences.

It equips you with basic knowledge and is also a direct pathway into higher education courses in environmental science, should you wish to continue studying.

During this course you will learn about the principles that underpin our understanding of the natural environment.

On completing the Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Environmental Science, you will be eligible to use the credits you've gained towards a Bachelor of Environmental Science. You may also use the Undergraduate Certificate as a pathway for entry into a variety of other higher education courses.

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This 40-credit point course consist of two (2) core and two (2) specialist elective units. This course consists of a combination of introductory and first-year degree subjects, designed to help you develop core knowledge in environmental science and the necessary skills for successful university studies.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core
(2 units)
20cp Compulsory Core units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.

CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology

Specialist Elective
(2 units)

 

20cp

Specialist Elective units totalling 20 credit points selected from one of the following specialisations below:

ENV102 The Diversity of Life
ENV101 Earth Systems
ENV103 Environmental Issues
ENV201 Introductory Ecology (students who take ENV201 should also complete ENV102 The Diversity of Life)
ENV208 Geographic Information Systems

  40cp Total Credit Points

 

Study plan

Students Commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time or part time load.

Full-time Study Plan

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability
 
CO    
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology CO    
Specialist Elective 1 SE    
Specialist Elective 2 SE    

Part-time Study Plan

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CO CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology CO
Specialist Elective 1 SE Specialist Elective 2 SE

 

Course fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:

(a) Australian Citizenship; or

(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.

2021: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

Domestic students - undergraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS

 

 

SATAC

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

 

 

UAC

If you do not meet any of the criteria above please visit Pathways to study to view the options available to you.

International students

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

We're here to help you

By submitting this form you agree to receive future student communications such as key date reminders, study tips, real student stories and more. Of course, you can unsubscribe at any time. See our privacy policy for more information.