Postgraduate Certificate in Science
Natural and Physical Sciences
Total student fees
over 17 Weeks - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
PGCertSc graduates will have advanced knowledge to enhance professional development and skills in a new area of applied science, science, technology or veterinary science, or to update their knowledge and skills in the area in which they graduated. They will be critical thinkers, able to communicate effectively and have good quantitative skills. They will be able to solve a range of both theoretical and practical problems, have acquired the ability to work independently and with groups.
Key Information for Students
A Bachelor s degree in the sciences, technology or engineering with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent; or a Bachelor s degree in the sciences, technology or engineering followed by a Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology comprising approved 300-level courses in the intended postgraduate subject; or any Bachelor s degree followed by a Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology comprising approved 300-level courses in the intended postgraduate subject; or relevant practical, professional or scholarly experience equivalent to the requirements of regulation 1(b) as approved by Academic Board or its delegate; and have performed at an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by Academic Board or its delegate.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$37,673 - $59,023|
|In further study||43%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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