Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Scientific and High Performance Computing

Enhance your computational skills whilst having access to high-performance supercomputing facilities.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

In addition to opening up the normal range of careers available to graduates in physics, geosciences, chemistry and biology, the computational skills specially developed in this programme make graduates an attractive prospect for employers both within the scientific community (such as universities and government research laboratories) and in industry and consultancy companies.
In addition to opening up the normal range of careers available to graduates in physics, geosciences, chemistry and biology, the computational skills specially developed in this programme make graduates an attractive prospect for employers both within the scientific community (such as universities and government research laboratories) and in industry and consultancy companies.

Further Study

The Graduate Certificate in Scientific and High Performance Computing is a specific individual course.
The Graduate Certificate in Scientific and High Performance Computing is a specific individual course.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
24
Total Course Fee - 2019
$13,050.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

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Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a bachelor's degree with a major in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Geophysics or Mathematics, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of the major.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

A dramatic increase in the power of computers has been essential to the recent rapid development in science and engineering. The Graduate Certificate in Scientific and High Performance Computing equips science and engineering MSc and PhD students with a high level of numerical and computational literacy and, in particular, valuable skills in solving complex scientific problems using state-of-the-art computing facilities.

About The Course

Students completing the Graduate Certificate in Scientific and High Performance Computing will become equipped with the necessary numerical analysis methods as well as programming languages; become familiar with a variety of visualisation and data analysis techniques; learn to use networked computer systems, shared resources and a variety of operating systems; and demonstrate mastery of parallel programming concepts by solving scientific computing problems in the student’s core discipline.
Graduate Certificate in Scientific and High Performance Computing

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 70260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Scientific and High Performance Computing
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 70260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 0.5 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Scientific and High Performance Computing

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

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