Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
1 year part-time up to 3 years maximum.
Would you like to equip yourself with specialised STEM expertise and thinking and prepare yourself for the future workforce?
A Graduate Certificate in Integrated Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) provides the essential professional and educational skills and knowledge needed to understand and apply STEM expertise across the many varied environments. The program is collaborative and holistic and will allow you to explore a variety of STEM skills across different contexts and industries.
Connecting with and developing skills in emerging technologies and related fields is invaluable for the rapidly advancing STEM environment. As part of the program, you’ll explore concepts such as information technology, coding, nanotechnology, biotechnology, robotics, artificial intelligence and computer-aided manufacture.
You’ll break down siloed approaches to the development and learning for STEM industries to develop creative thinkers and workplaces.
You’ll also explore STEM-oriented investigations and problem-solving to understand how to effectively create and communicate solutions via concept models or prototypes.
A Graduate Certificate in Integrated Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Newcastle will provide you with opportunities to:
If you’re already working in a related industry or particular STEM discipline, this program will expand your practical skills and give you interdisciplinary knowledge of the latest developments in the industry.
You’ll focus on the following areas:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
An Australian Industry Group report identified Australian employees tend to be experts in their field unable to see left or right of their work. As business leaders begin to consider proactive adaptation to the new talent landscape, they need to manage skills disruption. Over 70% of Australian employers identify STEM employees as being among the most innovative.
STEM Graduates work across the economy in a wide variety of industries, with 55% working as professionals and 18% working as managers. Overall, 25% of STEM graduates work in the professional, scientific and technical services, while another 10% work in education and training.
Educators in Science, Digital Technologies, Mathematics, or a more general role, must increasingly be preparing the future workforce by engaging with project-based learning STEM activities, providing effective education and inspiring student to pursue STEM careers.
Be at the forefront of STEM, an emerging field where industry and educators are recognising the importance of specialised knowledge. The Graduate Certificate in Integrated Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Newcastle is suited to professionals looking to expand their career options who are working in positions such as: