The Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy) is an online course and is part of a nested suite of programs which includes the:
with different entry and exit points depending upon previous academic studies.
The Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy) qualifies individuals who apply a body of knowledge in a range of contexts related to contemporary astronomy. The course provides individuals with the requisite academic knowledge and science communication skills across a range of astronomy and astronomy-related fields for professional or highly skilled work, and as a pathway for further learning.
Many graduates use this qualification to begin or enhance opportunities in teaching, working in observatories, science centres and museums, and science/astronomy education, public outreach and communication positions.
Note: This course is available to local students and offshore international students who are studying in a country other than Australia. This course is not available to onshore international students on a student visa.