Certificate of Higher Education

Certificate of Higher Education

Course code

113122

Course type

Undergraduate Certificate  (AQF Level 5)

Division

Tropical Environments and Societies

Tropical Health and Medicine

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

 

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Students of English-speaking background are assumed to be proficient in the English language and are therefore not required to demonstrate English language proficiency.

Domestic applicants of non-English speaking background who do not have English 4SA must be able to demonstrate that they have the English language proficiency required to participate effectively in the course. This can be demonstrated by having achieved one or more of the following:

  • Four semesters of sound achievement or better in a senior secondary language rich subject (e.g. English Communication, History, Legal Studies, Business and Communication)
  • successfully completed a university preparation course
  • a satisfactory result in assessment of academic readiness2
  • a minimum of 0.25FTE at tertiary level with a passing GPA
  • STAT Test–score of 157 or better overall or 152 or better in the verbal sub-score
  • Other achievement deemed equivalent by the Dean, Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement.

APPLICANTS OF NON-ENGLISH-SPEAKING BACKGROUND

For the Health and Nursing Streams:

International applicants of non-English speaking background must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

For all other streams:

International applicants of non-English speaking background must meet the following English language proficiency requirements:

  • An overall IELTS score of 5.5 (with no component lower than 5.0)

Special admission requirements

Important: before you enrol in subjects you must speak with a Pathways team member to discuss your study plan. Please call: Townsville campus 47815740 or Cairns campus 42321155 or email: pathways@jcu.edu.au

Post admission
requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Certificate of Higher Education, graduates will be able to:

  • Integrate and apply theoretical and technical knowledge and concepts, with depth in some areas,   in a discipline or broad field of learning
  • Identify, analyse, synthesise and evaluate information, claims and evidence from a range of   sources
  • Communicate ideas, arguments and perspectives in a clear and logical way through English   language proficiency and a range of media and technologies
  • Analyse, plan, design and evaluate solutions to predictable and sometimes complex problems
  • Demonstrate autonomy and responsibility in learning independently and managing personal development and future pathways
  • Apply knowledge of interpersonal and/or intercultural skills to work effectively in teams to complete a range of activities within broad parameters.

­Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

CU1023:03 Developing Academic Skills

CS1022:03 Learning in a Digital Environment

OPTIONS

Select 6 credit points of subjects from one of the stream areas below:

Education

ED0195:03 Bridging Science for Teachers

MA1022:03 Essential Maths

ED1481:03 Educational Psychology: Learners and Learning or ED1441:03 Technologies for Primary School

ED1411:03 Science and Sustainability in Education

Engineering

CP1401:03 Fundamentals of Problem Solving and Programming I

CP1404:03 Programming II

MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations

Health

CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry

HS1401:03 Health and Health Care in Australia

MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

MA1022:03 Essential Maths

Information Technology

CP1401:03 Fundamentals of Problem Solving and Programming I

CP1402:03 Internet Fundamentals

CP1403:03 Design Thinking

CP1404:03 Programming II

MA1022:03 Essential Maths

MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations

Nursing

CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry

HS1401:03 Health and Healthcare in Australia

MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

MA1022:03 Essential Maths

Science

CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations

MA1022:03 Essential Maths

CP1401:03 Fundamentals of Problem Solving and Programming I

CP1404:03 Programming II

MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

SC1102:03 Modelling Natural Systems

Society and Culture (Languages, English)

EL1009:03 Great Books

FR1001:03 Foundation French 1

FR1002:03 Foundation French 2

GR1002:03 Foundation German 2

IT1002:03 Foundation Italian 2

JA1002:03 Foundation Japanese 2

JA1101:03 Basic Japanese 1

JA1102:03 Basic Japanese 2

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

External

Candidature

Expected time to complete

0.5 years full time or part-time equivalent

Maximum time to complete

1 years

Maximum leave of absence

Not applicable

Progression

Course progression
requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Course includes mandatory fieldwork

No

Special assessment
requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation
requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass
Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for
final subject

Not applicable

Credit

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Not applicable

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

CERTIFICATE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Approved abbreviation

CertHigherEd

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Students who complete this course are eligible for entry to the Diploma of Higher Education and the other JCU awards listed below, provided prerequisites are satisfied:

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business - Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Business - Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science

Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Honours) [Embedded]

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Environmental Practice

Bachelor of Geology

Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Marine Science

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (Honours) [Embedded]

Bachelor of Nursing Science [Pre-Registration]

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) [Embedded]

Bachelor of Planning

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) [Embedded]

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science - Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Technology and Innovation

Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events

Special awards

Not applicable