The Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Science, Engineering and Technology is a 6-month course that offers you the opportunity to upskill, reskill and retrain.
Available 100% online or on campus, this course will equip you with core skills in science, engineering and technology. It is also a direct pathway into higher education courses in these disciplines, should you wish to continue studying.
During this course you will learn about the principles that underpin the understanding of engineering, IT or science disciplines. The course is designed to support your learning needs and develop your study skills.
On completing the Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Science, Engineering and Technology, you will be eligible to use the credits you've gained towards further study of a:
- Diploma of Engineering
- Associate Degree of Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering Science
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours
- Diploma of Network Engineering
- Associate Degree of Information and Communication Technology
- Associate Degree of Network Engineering
- Bachelor of Computer Science
- Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Software Engineering Honours
- Diploma of Science
- Bachelor of Science
You may also use the Undergraduate Certificate as a pathway for entry into a variety of other higher education courses.
Advanced standing may be granted for some or all of the subjects you successfully complete. If further study is your intention, be sure to check the requirements of your preferred undergraduate degree to determine how many credits you can transfer.
This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.
For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:
This 40-credit point course consist of one (1) core and three (3) specialist elective units. This course consists of a combination of introductory and first-year degree subjects, designed to help you develop core knowledge in science, engineering and technology, as well as 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.
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|10cp||Compulsory Core units totalling 10 credit points as detailed below.
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology
Specialist Elective units totalling 30 credit points selected from one of the following specialisations below:
20 credit points selected from the units below:
|40cp||Total Credit Points|
Detailed course study plans will be published as soon as they become available.
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 is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS
UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.