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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Certificate in Science and Technology
CertScTech

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Certificate in Science and Technology requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Certificate in Science and Technology shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall comprise:

(a) a selection of courses approved by Academic Board (or its delegate) selected from the Schedule to the Certificate;

(b) at least 60 credits at 100 level or above.

(c) 192.102 Academic Writing in English for Speakers of Other Languages may be included unless courses 247.155 or 119.177 or 247.177 have been completed.

3. Notwithstanding Regulation 2(a), and at the discretion of Academic Board, students exiting from or proceeding to the Bachelor of AgriCommerce, Bachelor of Construction, Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours, Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science, Bachelor of Veterinary Science, or Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, may have a personal programme variation approved in excess of stated limits, to meet the requirements of the Certificate in Science and Technology through substitution of courses from the schedules to those degrees.

Specialisations

4. The Certificate in Science and Technology is awarded without endorsement.

5. Endorsements available in accordance with transition arrangements are: Engineering Preparation, Engineering Studies and Veterinary Preparation. To complete an endorsement under these arrangements a candidate must pass a coherent set of courses of at least 60 credits as specified in the Schedule to the Certificate.

Completion Requirements

6. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, and Graduate Diplomas and Certificates will apply.

7. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

8. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

9. All candidates who commenced study towards the Certificate in Science and Technology on or after 1 January 2018 must satisfy the requirements as specified in these regulations.

10. Candidates who commenced study towards an endorsement in the Certificate in Science and Technology prior to 2018, but who have not completed the qualification by the end of the 2018 academic year, will not be permitted to complete their endorsement and will be required to transfer to the unendorsed qualification.

Schedule for the Certificate in Science and Technology

Unendorsed Certificate

Courses selected from the following prefixes: 112 Agribusiness, 117 Animal Science, 119 Agriculture and Horticulture, 120 Plant Biology, 121 Environmental Science, 122 Biochemistry, 123 Chemistry, 124 Physics, 138 Agricultural Engineering, 145 Geography, 151 Nutritional Science, 157 Information Systems, 158 Information Technology, 159 Computer Science, 160 Mathematics, 161 Statistics, 162 Biology, 175 Psychology, 188 Natural Resource Management, 189 Soil Science, 194 Physiology, 196 Ecology, 199 Zoology, 203 Genetics, 214 Health Sciences, 218 Building and Construction, 233 Earth Science, 234 Sport and Exercise Science, 240 Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 246 Natural Sciences, 247 College of Sciences, 250 College of Health, 280 Process and Environmental Technology, 283 Agronomy, 284 Horticulture, 285 Plant Health, 286 Equine, 501 Agriculture/ Horticulture Plants and 275.102 Human Development.

Endorsements

Engineering Preparation (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses

30 credits from

123.103 Introductory Chemistry 15 credits P C R 119.153. 123.103 may not be taken after 123.101, 123.171, 123.102 or 123.172 have been passed.
124.100 Introductory Physics 15 credits R 119.153. 124.100 may not be taken after any of 124.101, 124.102, 124.111, 124.171, 124.172 has been passed.

15 credits from

160.103 Introductory University Mathematics 15 credits R A student who has passed 160.131, 160.132, 160.133, 160.101, 160.111, 160.112, 228.171 or 228.172 may not be also credited with a pass in 160.103 that is obtained in either the same or a subsequent examination period.
160.132 Concepts in Mathematics 15 credits R 160.101, 160.102, 160.103, 160.111, 160.112, 160.131, 228.171, 228.172. 160.132 may not be taken after 160.133 has been passed.

And

15 credits from

192.102 Academic Writing in English for Speakers of Other Languages 15 credits  
247.155 Communication in the Sciences 15 credits R 119.155, 119.177 or 247.177, 140.125, 140.150, 230.100, 230.111, 228.111, 141.111, 246.102

Engineering Studies (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (15 credits from)

228.153 Introductory Engineering Studies 15 credits  

15 credits from

192.102 Academic Writing in English for Speakers of Other Languages 15 credits  
247.155 Communication in the Sciences 15 credits R 119.155, 119.177 or 247.177, 140.125, 140.150, 230.100, 230.111, 228.111, 141.111, 246.102

Endorsement courses (30 credits from)

123.103 Introductory Chemistry 15 credits P C R 119.153. 123.103 may not be taken after 123.101, 123.171, 123.102 or 123.172 have been passed.
124.100 Introductory Physics 15 credits R 119.153. 124.100 may not be taken after any of 124.101, 124.102, 124.111, 124.171, 124.172 has been passed.
159.101 Programming Fundamentals 15 credits  
160.103 Introductory University Mathematics 15 credits R A student who has passed 160.131, 160.132, 160.133, 160.101, 160.111, 160.112, 228.171 or 228.172 may not be also credited with a pass in 160.103 that is obtained in either the same or a subsequent examination period.
160.132 Concepts in Mathematics 15 credits R 160.101, 160.102, 160.103, 160.111, 160.112, 160.131, 228.171, 228.172. 160.132 may not be taken after 160.133 has been passed.
161.120 Introductory Statistics 15 credits R 115.101, 161.100, 161.101, 161.130, 161.140
161.130 Introductory Biostatistics 15 credits R 161.100, 161.101, 161.120, 161.140, 115.101
162.103 Introductory Biology 15 credits R 162.103 may not be taken after 162.101 has been passed.
214.131 Introduction to Food and Nutrition 15 credits R 141.101, 151.232, 151.344

Veterinary Preparation (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (45 credits from)

123.103 Introductory Chemistry 15 credits P C R 119.153. 123.103 may not be taken after 123.101, 123.171, 123.102 or 123.172 have been passed.
124.100 Introductory Physics 15 credits R 119.153. 124.100 may not be taken after any of 124.101, 124.102, 124.111, 124.171, 124.172 has been passed.
162.103 Introductory Biology 15 credits R 162.103 may not be taken after 162.101 has been passed.

15 credits from

160.103 Introductory University Mathematics 15 credits R A student who has passed 160.131, 160.132, 160.133, 160.101, 160.111, 160.112, 228.171 or 228.172 may not be also credited with a pass in 160.103 that is obtained in either the same or a subsequent examination period.
160.132 Concepts in Mathematics 15 credits R 160.101, 160.102, 160.103, 160.111, 160.112, 160.131, 228.171, 228.172. 160.132 may not be taken after 160.133 has been passed.

And

15 credits from

160.103 Introductory University Mathematics 15 credits R A student who has passed 160.131, 160.132, 160.133, 160.101, 160.111, 160.112, 228.171 or 228.172 may not be also credited with a pass in 160.103 that is obtained in either the same or a subsequent examination period.
160.132 Concepts in Mathematics 15 credits R 160.101, 160.102, 160.103, 160.111, 160.112, 160.131, 228.171, 228.172. 160.132 may not be taken after 160.133 has been passed.

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