Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Technologies (Z0F)

Overview  2021

Entry Requirements

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Duration

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Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 1

Commonwealth Supported places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the International Online Course Guide (PDF 809KB) for courses that are offered to international students

The Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Technologies aims to prepare graduates to become creative, ethical, adaptable and industry-aware with the skills and knowledge sought after in the applied technology industries.

Throughout the program, you’ll acquire hands-on experience with real world issues facing almost every industry today, such as automation, information security and data analysis. Industry experts have helped to develop the course and are actively involved in the delivery. This ensures that you’ll be equipped with best practice processes and skills for a rapidly developing career path.

Completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Technologies will enable you to:

  • apply technological theory in contemporary industry practice
  • commence employment or enhance career opportunities
  • transition into further study, with credit into an Associate Degree in Applied Technologies
  1. Identify and use technologies, tools and techniques to manage, maintain and share information
  2. Apply problem solving and design approaches to identify and communicate solutions or innovations
  3. Communicate and reflect on knowledge, skills, behaviours and attributes required to develop and enhance career opportunities in applied technologies

Practice-based, experiential learning and portfolio development is a key component of the Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Technologies. In order to develop key transferable practitioner skills, students are exposed to authentic and engaging learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. The work-based components will be tailored to individual student circumstances. Students with current employment will be encouraged to apply and complete relevant assessments within their work environment. At a minimum, students without access to a relevant work environment will be provided with authentic simulated experiences. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approaches to practice, (ii) how issues such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership are reflected in the workplace and (iii) the role of reflection and deliberative thinking in developing workplace-based knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations.

Course structure

Completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Technologies requires 50 credit points including:

  • A Core (37.5 credit points)
  • Electives (12.5 credit points)

In this unit, you will be introduced to mathematical and statistical methods that support informed decision-making and solutions design based on analysis of scientific, business or technical data. You will explore why data is needed to make decisions, how data…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit, you will learn how computer networks are constructed, how they work, and how modern applications use the services provided by modern computer networks. The concept of protocol layering will be explored to learn how computer networks operate,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenariosreflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirationsways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry.You will develop plans that…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following units:

In this unit, you will be introduced to key features and contemporary practices in manufacturing, particularly in the equipment design and technologies industries. You will learn about trends, challenges and opportunities and gain an understanding of current and future workforce…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides a multidisciplinary introduction to the nature of science and scientific knowledge, the methods of science, and the communication of science. You will encounter perspectives on the nature and role of science in society and examine what science…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit you will be introduced to a range of foundational workplace knowledge, skills and attributes to help prepare you for work in contemporary contexts. You will complete various practical activities that will equip you with the tools expected…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Need help choosing you first year units? Try the Unit Selection Guide.

Entry requirements

DOMESTIC APPLICANTS

Domestic Applicants who have recently completed secondary education

- Completed the TCE (or equivalent)

Domestic Applicants with higher education study

- Completed at least one undergraduate unit (equivalent to 12.5 UTAS credit points).

Domestic Applicants with VET / TAFE study
- A completed VET Certificate III or higher,

Domestic Applicants with work and life experience:
If you have not successfully completed senior secondary, tertiary or TAFE/VET study, but have relevant work and life experience you can complete a personal competency statement. You may be eligible for an offer if you have work and life experiences that demonstrate a capacity to succeed in this course.

Prerequisites
Nil

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

If your ability to access or participate in education has been affected by circumstances beyond your control, you can apply for special consideration as part of your application. We will consider a range of factors for special consideration, including economic hardship, a serious medical condition or disability.

We can only approve applications for special consideration where we are confident that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in your studies. If your application is not approved, the UTAS admissions team will work with you to find the best alternative pathway to your chosen course. Special consideration is not available for international applicants.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

This course is not currently available to international students

Passes in units in other incomplete courses in this University or another approved tertiary institution may be credited towards the undergraduate certificate and a course plan developed to detail the units required by the student to qualify for the undergraduate Certificate. The maximum credit granted will be in accordance with the limits as stated in Rule 6: Admission, Assessment and Student Progress.

Students completing the Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Technologies will receive advanced standing for four 12.5 credit point units of the Associate Degree in Applied Technologies.

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2021 Total Course Fee (international students): $11,475 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $22,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

HECS scholarships for 2020

Domestic students applying to study in 2020 will receive a 100% tuition fee waiver for the first 4 units.

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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