Undergraduate Certificate in Technology (Defence Industries) (UGCertTech(DefIndus))

Program Code

UCTDI

Academic Year

2021

Special Notes

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

Overview

The Undergraduate Certificate in Technology (Defence Industries) provides an orientation to technical careers in the defence industry and builds a foundation of key topics in engineering science. It provides a pathway, and advanced standing, to further learning in the Bachelor of Technology (Defence Industries). It is also a stand-alone qualification of broad applicability in today’s workplace.

In this program, students will undertake four courses designed to provide a broad introduction to defence technologies, including a core course focused on the nature and characteristics of defence industries. Students will develop a sound understanding of the  scientific principles underpinning a variety of technologies used in defence. Students will also develop essential communication skills to facilitate effective teamwork in industry.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Technology (Defence Industries) has a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.

Conditions

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.

Interruption of program: 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 Technology (Defence Industries)

There shall be a Undergraduate Certificate in Technology (Defence Industries).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Undergraduate Certificate in Technology (Defence Industries), 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 12 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

Courses to the value of at least 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
TECH 1003 Engineering Technology and Digital Design 3
TECH 1007 Defence Industry and Security 3

Courses to the value of up to 9 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MATHS 1013 Mathematics IM 3
PROJMGNT 1001 Foundations of Project Management 3
TECH 1002 Data Analytics for Technology 3
TECH 1004 Artificial Intelligence Technologies 3
TECH 1005 Cyber Security 3
TECH 1006 Engineering Mechanics Technology 3