Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy)
Learn about the universe
USQ's Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy) gives you the opportunity to acquire new skills in the field of astronomy, allowing you to learn more about the universe and broaden career prospects in science, technology or education.
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, Applied Climate Science, Applied Data Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, 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, 2019 - applications close Monday 18 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.
- Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.