Duration

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

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

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

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field, with UQ GPA of 4 or above on a 7 point scale; or 2 years of work experience in the same discipline.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative program fee 2016: AUD$ 11760

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 Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 5460 1276 or 1800 642 093 (Freecall)

Web:

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

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

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field, with UQ GPA of 4 or above on a 7 point scale; or 2 years of work experience in the same discipline.

CRICOS Code: 079377C

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$ 17240

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 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

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 Animal Science?

This is a new program commencing from 2014 and will replace the existing Graduate Certificate in Animal Studies. For students currently enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Animal Studies please refer to the following link Graduate Certificate in Animal Studies for information on your program requirements including the rules and courses to be completed.

The program will develop theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to meet the many global challenges associated with feeding the world, maintaining our environment and wildlife, biosecurity concerns, and competition for limited resources. Students will be able to explain and demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in one or more disciplines or area of practice in the broad fields of animal and wildlife sciences. You will analyse critically, evaluate and transform information within the discipline or field, analyse, generate and transmit solutions to complex problems and be able to communicate with professional and non-professionals audiences.

What you can study

Courses

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

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field, with UQ GPA of 4 or above on a 7 point scale; or 2 years of work experience in the same discipline.

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

Bachelor degree in any field, with UQ GPA of 4 or above on a 7 point scale; or 2 years of work experience in the same discipline.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 079377C

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 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative program fee 2016: AUD$ 11760

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$ 17240

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 2016 Fee Rules.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Animal Science

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Animal Science, 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.

Students will complete #8 units from the GCAnimSc list comprising:

  • #4 from parts C; and
  • #4 from parts A or B or C or E.
  • See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Animal Science.

    Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Animal Science