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 design, 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: 2019
Start date: 2020
There are four pathways:
All students complete the Academic Literacies paper. Your other papers 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; design students will study design techniques and principles while developing a portfolio of design work; 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 papers relevant to your programme of study, which will be discussed with you by the programme leader.
Search for a paper (Arion)
Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)
Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.
Students who complete this certificate successfully can apply for bachelor's degrees in design, engineering, and computer and mathematical sciences.
15 Jul 2019
24 Feb 2020
13 Jul 2020
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.