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In the Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy) program offered through Open Universities Australia, you will gain an understanding of fundamental concepts and theories in astronomy. This graduate certificate will give you a thorough education in the solar system, dark matter, the birth, life and death of stars, and galaxies and galaxy formation.
To be eligible for this course you must have a tertiary qualification(s) from a recognised university or approved equivalent, or substantial relevant experience.
In this graduate certificate program, you will study your choice of four out of five units:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy) from Swinburne University of Technology.
This graduate certificate program in astronomy aims to develop your ability to communicate science knowledge to others. It is ideal for science educators, people working in astronomy-related fields, amateur astronomers and anyone with a love of astronomy. Upon completion of this graduate certificate course, you may be able to continue study and progress to the Graduate Diploma of Science (Astronomy) or the Master of Science (Astronomy).
Curious about where a career in science could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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