Graduate Certificate of Planning and Indigenous Communities
Science and Engineering
Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree at this or another university.
Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Engineering as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non-English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
Post admission requirements
For flexible delivery option, computer and internet access is required.
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Course learning outcomes
The graduates of James Cook University are prepared and equipped to create a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide.
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Planning and Indigenous Communities, graduates will be able to:
EV5252:03 Indigenous Environmental Management
EV5010:03 Planning for Sustainable Communities in a Changing Environment
EV5610:03 Native Title and Land Use Planning
AY5026:03 The Practice of Cultural Heritage Management
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Flexible delivery is available for both Townsville and Cairns students, but the intensives will be run from Cairns.
Expected time to complete
1 year 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 and associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for subjects completed in the 2 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 3 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
This is a joint degree
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award