Graduate Certificate in Mathematics
A postgraduate course in maths that improves your career prospects
This university qualification in mathematics will suit teachers looking to add maths to their repertoire. But math problem solving skills are valued across many fields including finance and health. Upskill in maths and get ready to pursue opportunities.
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On completion of this program students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Solve complex problems in mathematics in areas such as Number, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics and Calculus.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills, including formulating and modelling practical and abstract problems in mathematical terms.
- Apply mathematical principles, concepts, techniques and technology to solve practical and abstract problems.
- Demonstrate communication skills to transfer an understanding of theoretical concepts.
- Articulate the importance of life-long learning, professional development and self-directed learning
Having a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics will mean you have valuable skills that make you attractive to a wide range of employers and organisations. It is possible to gain employment in areas such as:
- Catholic primary and secondary schools
- Government departments, including the Department of Education
- Management and business
- Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)
- Community-based organisations
- Training & professional development
To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Mathematics applicants must hold a recognised Bachelor degree.
English Proficiency Requirements
Defined as the successful completion of secondary education or a Bachelor’s degree in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada or the Republic of Ireland.
Students who have English as an Additional language and are admitted on the basis of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assessment, or an equivalent English language proficiency assessment, are only admitted if they have attained n overall IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.5, with no individual band score below 6.0.
All English language tests are valid for two years from the date of completion
The program will be delivered using a combination of self-directed and on-line learning. Learning activities are delivered via 3-hour long evening classes.
Credit for equivalent prior learning may be awarded for up to 50% of this Program.
Applications for Advanced Standing and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will be considered and reviewed on a case by case basis by UNDA's Student Administration.
Science, technology, engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are heralded as key drivers of future innovation and growth. The Graduate Certificate in Mathematics is designed as the first in a nested set of programs to enable existing teachers to retrain to teach Mathematics. It can also be studied as a pathway for students who want to deepen their knowledge of Mathematics but have not studied Mathematics at an undergraduate level. The program covers areas such as Number, Algebra, Geometry Statistics, and Calculus. It develops the capacity of students to apply advanced mathematical knowledge in order to design and solve authentic problems.
Recommended Study Pattern
To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Mathematics students must complete a minimum of 100 Units of Credit from four (4) required MATH subjects below;
General Stream: Four (4) required MATH subjects
- MATH5000 Principles of Mathematics
- MATH5001 Linear Algebra
- MATH5002 Statistics
- MATH5030 Calculus
Completion of 100 units of credit from 4 required courses outlined in the Recommended Study Pattern.
There are no early exit points for this Program.
A Student is entitled to apply for a Degree, Diploma or Certificate of the University when a Student has: completed all the requirements of that Degree, Diploma or Certificate; and paid all fees, charges or fines which are outstanding.
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