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Certificate in Science

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If you want to study science at university level without having to commit to full-time degree study initially, you might consider the Certificate in Science (CertSc). It is also an option if you want to take a few courses for interest, or study part-time.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
6 months full-time
Course Code
CertSc
Domestic Fees
$3,641 per year / $3,641 total
International Fees
$17,750 per year / $17,750 total

About this course

If you want to study science at university level without having to commit to full-time degree study initially, you might consider the Certificate in Science (CertSc).

It is also an option if you want to take a few courses for interest, or study part-time.

Entry requirements

Admission to UC with University Entrance (or equivalent) is required to enrol.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For information on the enrolment process, please see how to apply for undergraduate qualifications.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

UC Science graduates find work in a range of different fields and sectors. Depending on your chosen path, you can become anything from a seismologist to a soil technician, a meteorologist to a marine biologist, a psychologist to a policy advisor, a software engineer to a science writer, a forensic analyst to a food technician.

Waitaha Canterbury's leading-edge IT sector is facing a shortage of qualified graduates, meaning UC Computer Science graduates in particular are in high demand.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.