Graduate Certificate in Spatial Science

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This course is designed for established professionals seeking to develop expertise in spatial science at postgraduate level. Entry to the course does not presume previous experience in spatial science. For those who do have some background, the repeatable placement unit allows the inclusion of project work in the unit selection.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,824

Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree, or equivalent in a relevant field, such as biological science, earth science, environmental engineering, environmental science, geography, geographic information, sustainability studies or other discipline as deemed appropriate. Applicants who hold a degree not in the disciplines listed above may be considered on the basis of relevant professional experience.


This course is designed for professionals, across a wide-range of vocations, seeking to develop expertise in spatial science at postgraduate level. The Graduate Certificate in Spatial Science provides a package of applied spatial science units, and includes a placement project option for those with existing experience in spatial science.

Subjects you can Study:

Spatial science

Study Pathways:

This is a stand-alone course that also belongs to a pathway between Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Environmental Management.

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info No Part time 1 year
Casuarina No info No Online
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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