Graduate Certificate of Science (Computing)
Combine your computing skills with other studiesUSQ’s Graduate Certificate of Science (Computing) develops your skills and knowledge in several key areas of computing, allowing you to combine your computing skills with other studies. This is a great study path if you would like to become a teacher of secondary science and computing.
Problem-solvers and innovative thinkers
As a graduate, you will possess a high academic standard and competitive advantage in a career that is dynamic, global and in demand. Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Science (Computing) will also enable you to move into a Graduate Diploma of Science.
Other specialisations in the Graduate Certificate of Science include: Agricultural, Applied Climate Science, Applied Data Science, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environment and Sustainability, Mathematics, Mathematics for High School Teaching, Mathematics for Primary/Middle School Teaching, Physics, Science for Primary/Middle School Teaching, Statistics, Wine Science.
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 12100|
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.
- 3-year degree from an Australian university 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
To apply for this degree:
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.