Course Description

The Certificate IV in Science will provide you with skills in mathematics, science, research and communication. You will gain knowledge of a range of science disciplines, including chemistry, biology, physics, ecology and genetics. Upon completion of this course, you will be in a good position to seek further study, such as in laboratory technology, biotechnology or environmental science, or new employment opportunities.

The Certificate IV in Science qualifies individuals to apply a broad range of scientific knowledge and skills in varied contexts and as a pathway for further learning, such as the Diploma of Laboratory Technology. Those who complete the course will have broad factual, theoretical knowledge and skills to progress in a specialised field of learning such as applied science, engineering, or biotechnology.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $10,340 total course cost.Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $5,020 total course cost.

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

March, August

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 66.7% (national average 67.0%)
Improved skills: 83.9% (national average 85.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 75.9% (national average 83.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 45.2% (national average 57.2%)
Studying full time: 35.0% (national average 45.2%)
Median full time salary: $53,300 (national average $55,300)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: 22442VIC

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