Graduate Certificate of Astronomy
Science and Engineering
Completion of an undergraduate degree in physical science or a related discipline, from this or another University; or
Additional selection requirements
Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Engineering as equivalent to the above.
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
AS5011:06 Modern Astrophysics
AS5012:06 Astronomy Instrumentation
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who complete the Graduate Certificate of Astronomy are eligible for entry to the Graduate Diploma of Astronomy and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under the Graduate Certificate.
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