Certificate in STEM
Looking to increase your STEM skills and knowledge? The Certificate in STEM is a 60 point undergraduate qualification that you can complete on either a full-time or part-time basis.
Whether you have a long-standing interest in ecology, are fascinated by robotics or are generally intrigued with Artificial Intelligence (AI) or data analytics, this flexible qualification will allow you to delve deeper in your chosen area from across all Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.
The Cert(STEM) is also ideal for school teachers (primary or secondary), who wish to improve their knowledge and be STEM leaders within their schools.
As a 60 point undergraduate qualification, you can complete it within a single trimester or have the flexibility to study on a part-time basis while in full-time employment.
Students can take four papers at 100 level or above in subjects offered by the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, the School of Science and the School of Engineering. Students will need to meet any prerequisites for their paper choices. Subjects include:
- Computer Science
- Earth Sciences
- Ecology and Biodiversity
- Environmental Sciences
- Materials Science
- Molecular and Cellular Biology
A pedagogy paper with the School of Education relevant to STEM subjects could be included, further supporting your ability to teach in your new subject.
Study full time in B Trimester
You could complete a Cert(STEM) in one trimester starting mid-July. Here are some possible paper combinations that might pique your interest:
For more paper combinations to suit your career aspirations, get in touch with us at [email protected].
Study part time in B Trimester
Please note all papers in B Trimester will be delivered online as well as on campus.
You will be eligible to apply for a certificate if you have University Entrance or its equivalent. For more information see entry requirements.
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