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

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

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

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

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

Web:

Enquire online

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

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

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