Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology (Computer Systems Engineering)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 4 units
- 0.5 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Design and develop cutting-edge hardware and software
USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology (Computer Systems Engineering) is ideal for engineers or scientists who have a three-year degree in science, engineering or technology and want to extend their knowledge.
Through this four unit degree, you have the option to select from a range of courses (subjects) which will immerse you in the design and development of major hardware and software programs, as well as networking. Courses include digital signal processing, wireless and internet technology and computer network programming.
The Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology is not accredited by any professional bodies, but is accredited by the University of Southern Queensland.
As a computer systems and telecommunications graduate, you could work in hardware design, networking or software engineering. Computer systems engineering careers are not limited to the IT industry, but all government and private enterprises which require telecommunications or computer systems expertise.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 4676|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 11920|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- An Australian university three-year Bachelor degree in engineering, science or technology, or equivalent
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Friday 19 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.