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University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Graduate Certificate in Science

The Graduate Certificate in Science is suitable for those seeking a scientific qualification to assist them to gain entry into science as well as for those who are already employed but wish to gain new specialised skills to advance their area of expertise.

The course enhances career prospects by providing opportunities to extend knowledge beyond a first degree. It provide the opportunity to extend or renew scientific knowledge and professional skills which are important to career advancement. 

Campus Information

City Campus

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Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

 

The course provides a backbone of skills important to a professional scientist; be they engaged in research, diagnostic or industrial science and engineering science business, industries or government organisations. Graduates from this course could pursue careers in a range of fields from industrial laboratory manufacturing to diagnostics and medical science, science business or science communication.

 

PSW Opportunity

Post-Study Work (PSW)

  • bachelor degree (including honours): 2 years*
  • masters by coursework: 2 years*
  • masters by research: 3 years
  • doctoral degree: 4 years

 for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Entry into the course requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a science-related field.

Minimum English Language Requirements

  • Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0;
    or
  • TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21;
    or
  • AE5: Pass;
    or
  • PTE: 58-64;
    or
  • CAE: 176-184