Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Futures (UGCertDigitalFut)

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).


The Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Futures is an AQF Level 5 (Diploma) qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.


Commonwealth Supported Places for Undergraduate Certificates are only available to domestic students in 2021 as part of the Australian Government's Job Ready Graduates package. On current TEQSA advice (22 February 2021), students must complete the qualification by 31 December 2021.

Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Futures

There shall be a Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Futures.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Futures, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following courses with a combined total of not less than 12 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 6 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 6 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 6 units.

Courses to the value of 6 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MDIA 1007 Digital Platforms 3
MDIA 1018 From Storytelling to Data Mining 3
COMP SCI 1015 Introduction to Programming for Information Technology Specialists 3