This one-year certificate gives you a taste of university life, and helps you develop the knowledge and skills for further study at bachelor's level.
The Certificate in Science and Technology gives you an introduction to the main areas involved in studying engineering, computing or mathematics. It prepares you for further study at bachelor’s level. It's also a good option if you’re returning to study and want to develop your study skills.
Start date: 2022
Start date: 2023
There are four pathways:
All students complete the Academic Literacies course. Your other courses will be chosen to complement your pathway and the entry requirements of your proposed future degree studies. For example, engineering students focus on physics and mathematics, and computing students cover mathematics, problem solving and programming.
COMP400 Foundation Programming (15 points)
COMP401 Foundation Problem Solving (15 points)
DESN400 Foundation Design Principles (15 points)
DESN401 Foundation Design Technologies (15 points)
ENGE400 Introduction to Engineering (15 points)
LSKL403 Tertiary English and Critical Thinking (15 points)
MATH400 Foundation Mathematics (15 points)
MATH401 Foundation Algebra (15 points)
MATH402 Foundation Calculus (15 points)
MATH403 Foundation Maths and Design (15 points)
PHYS400 Foundation Physics A (15 points)
PHYS401 Foundation Physics B (15 points)
STAT400 Foundation Statistics (15 points)
Or any other courses relevant to your programme of study, which will be discussed with you by the programme leader.
Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses.
Students who complete this certificate successfully can apply for bachelor's degrees in engineering, computer and mathematical sciences, and design.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.