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C11216v1 Graduate Certificate in Science

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Science (GradCertSc)
UAC code: 940768 (Autumn session, Spring session)
CRICOS code: 071910G
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Overview
Career options
Admission requirements
Credit recognition
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Science is suitable for those seeking a scientific qualification to assist them to gain entry into science as well as for those who are already employed but wish to gain new specialised skills to advance their area of expertise.

The course enhances career prospects by providing opportunities to extend knowledge beyond a first degree. It provide the opportunity to extend or renew scientific knowledge and professional skills which are important to career advancement.

Career options

The course provides a backbone of skills important to a professional scientist; be they engaged in research, science business, industries or government organisations.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Entry into the course requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a science-related field.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Credit recognition

No exemptions are granted for this course.

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered on a one-session, full-time or one-year, part-time basis.

Course structure

The course requires 24 credit points of study, with 12 credit points chosen from the professional stream subjects and 12 credit points from a choice of specified science subjects.

Course completion requirements

CBK90642 Elective 12cp
CBK90648 Professional stream choice 12cp
Total 24cp

Articulation with UTS courses

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Science, students gain full credit recognition of prior learning to the Master of Science (C04241) for any subjects relevant to the specific master's specialisation in which they enrol.

Other information

Further information is available from:

Science Academic Administration Office
telephone +61 2 9514 9985
email
science.admin@uts.edu.au

or

Building 6 Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
Ask UTS