Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelors degree in a field other than interaction design. Applications on the basis of post-secondary study and two years work experience in a related field will be individually assessed.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2017:

Indicative program fee 2017: AUD$ 11000

Actual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Email: enquiries@eait.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4777

Web:

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelors degree in a field other than interaction design. Applications on the basis of post-secondary study and two years work experience in a related field will be individually assessed.

CRICOS Code: 053336D

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Indicative program fee: AUD$ 17472

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design?

In the past, computer work was a profession for specialists. Today, and even more so in the future, interaction with electronic devices is a major part of our daily lives. From early childhood onwards we are connected to networks, telecommunications and computer-based technology, therefore the focus of systems design and design in technology consequently is destined to change. These programs train students to understand and solve usability problems.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelors degree in a field other than interaction design. Applications on the basis of post-secondary study and two years work experience in a related field will be individually assessed.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelors degree in a field other than interaction design. Applications on the basis of post-secondary study and two years work experience in a related field will be individually assessed.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 053336D

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2017:

Indicative program fee 2017: AUD$ 11000

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative program fee: AUD$ 17472

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2017 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design

Careers

Both in Australia and overseas, career opportunities for graduates are excellent, as demand in the interaction design area continues to grow. The Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design provides the opportunity for graduates to understand and solve usability problems as well as acquire the diverse skills which will enable graduates to work in across-discipline areas and apply their skills to any specialist discipline area. Graduates will find employment in industry, business, government, defence, health, education, media and other areas.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Computer Society

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #8 from the MIDes List, comprising -

  • at least #6 from parts A and/or B; and
  • the balance from part C or D or other courses approved by the Executive Dean.

Refer to the MIDes list and the GCIDes rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design