Undergraduate Certificate in STEM Foundations

Program code

8027

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

0.5 year full-time
1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$5,200.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

57.00

ATAR/RANK 2022

(more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • Nil

Assumed knowledge

  • English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

About this program

GET AN INTRODUCTION TO UNIVERSITY STUDY.

Not sure what you want to study at university? This Undergraduate Certificate is for you. It is structured to allow you to choose between a range of different courses, setting you on a path to continue your studies in your choice between nine of our most popular Bachelor degrees.

This is how it works: You complete four courses, one of which is Foundations of Mathematics. The remaining three courses include one each in business, the arts and information technology. For each area, you get to choose between two courses, so you can tailor your certificate to your interests.

This Certificate is ideal if you want to get a primer in tertiary study. There is no commitment beyond four courses and you get a qualification that is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). If you like the experience, the courses you studied can be credited towards one of the following Bachelor degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Marine Science
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Sport Development

Industry and expert connections

This program is designed for students without an undergraduate degree to develop skills in Science, Technology, English and Mathematics, for vocational development and as pathway to a bachelor degree. As a student, you will learn in a tertiary setting in classrooms led by our experienced tutors and lecturers. It's a great opportunity to meet new people and find out what it's like to study a Bachelor degree at university.

Attendance information

This program will be offered part-time and full-time on-campus at Nathan and the Gold Coast campus

Studying amid COVID-19

The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.

My career opportunities

This Undergraduate Certificate may assist you to secure an entry level role in a business, marketing, science and the arts. It's designed to provide you with a pathway to further study in a range of Bachelor degrees.

Before deciding which degree to study, you can explore a host of different careers and their required qualifications on the Australian Government Job Outlook website.

Pathways to further study

Completion of this Undergraduate Certificate with a GPA of no less than 4.0 (on a 7-point scale) is a pathway into the Griffith University Bachelor degrees listed below:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Marine Science
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Sport Development

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Undergraduate Certificate in STEM Foundations (8027)


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FEE-HELP

Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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