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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
Yes
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.

Apply by 26 February to save 20% on course fees for 2021.*

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.

* Discounted course fees for Undergraduate Certificates are only available to domestic students who apply by 26 February 2021 and enrol in Semester 1 2021. Refer to the fees tab for more information.

Note: On current advice the Undergraduate Certificate must be completed by the end of 2021.

  • 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)

Admission criteria

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent).
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate III level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 125 or higher.
  • Successful completion of a recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

Essential requirements

English language requirements

To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.

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 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.

All commonwealth supported students who apply by 26 February and commence this undergraduate certificate in 2021 will receive a 20% discount on their student contribution. The total cost of this course is $2,780.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee. The undiscounted price for this course ranges is $3,475.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee.

Information about unit fees can be found at Domestic Fees.

Domestic - Undergraduate Certificate studies

SATAC

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

 

 

 

APPLY THROUGH SATAC

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.

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