Graduate Certificate of Science (Applied Climate Science)
Explore the impacts of climatic change
Want to understand climate change, climate adaptation and how we interact with the environment at a regional and global level? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Science (Applied Climate Science) will expand your knowledge in the area of climate change, and will cover topics such as environmental systems impact from human activity, environmental risk assessment and adaption to climate change.
Adapting and preventing the impacts of climate change is one of the most important issues facing our world.
This qualification is also ideal for those wishing to move into further study, upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Science, students have the ability to move into the Graduate Diploma of Science.
Other specialisations in the Graduate Certificate of Science include: Agricultural, Astronomy, Applied Data, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Environment and Sustainability, General, Mathematics for High School Teaching, Mathematics for Primary/Middle School Teaching, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Psychology in Schools, Science for Primary/Middle School Teaching, 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 4760|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 13440|
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 Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent.
- equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure.
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, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.