Graduate Certificate in Catchment Processes

Program code

3361

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1.5 years part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$14,000.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • Relevant work experience

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

Why choose this program?

This program is scheduled to commence in 2020.

The Graduate Certificate in Catchment processes will provide the skills and understanding required to design and deliver catchment restoration work.

You will develop an understanding of catchment chemical, micro-biological and ecological processes, their determinants and inter-relationships across a range of scales, and the ability to critically analyse and evaluate the consequences of changes in these processes.You will also gain the ability to diagnose catchment management issues, and design whole-of-catchment and whole-of-water-cycle management solutions. Learning from a range of expert lecturers and experienced industry speakers you'll have the opportunity to study on-campus (with two courses also available online) and participate in practical workshops and field trips, as well as benefit from individual academic and career mentoring meetings.

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Catchment Processes also provides a pathway into the Master of Catchment Science, for those who don't meet the entry requirements of the Master degree.

Entry into the Graduate Certificate in Catchment Processes can be based on professional work experience or academic qualifications.

This degree is hosted by the International Water Centre and developed and delivered in collaboration with Griffith's Australian Rivers Institute (ARI), the School of Environment and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Built Environment, drawing on ARI's research strengths in catchment process and catchment hydrology.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3360 Graduate Certificate in Catchment Hydrology Nathan Trimester 1 only
3361 Graduate Certificate in Catchment Processes (this program) Nathan Trimester 1 only
5731 Master of Catchment Science Nathan Trimester 1 only

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

This Graduate Certificate program is offered part-time on-campus with two courses also available online. The program is to be completed over 1.5 years.

My career opportunities

Graduates of this program will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work in areas of Catchment Management and Wastewater Treatment in regulatory agencies, local and state government authorities, environmental consulting companies, and NGOs.

Pathways to further study

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Catchment Processes provides a pathway into the Master of Catchment Science (5731) .

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Catchment Processes (3361)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 40cp
2020 Fee Band 28.0 $350.00 $14,000.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

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