Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an independent approach to knowledge that uses rigorous methods of inquiry and appropriate theories and methodologies that are applied with intellectual honesty and a respect for ethical values;
- Apply critical and analytical skills and methods to the identification and resolution of problems;
- Act as informed and critically discriminating participants within the community of scholars, as citizens and in the work force;
- Communicate effectively;
- Commit to continuous learning;
- Be proficient in the use of appropriate modern technologies, such as the computer and other information technology systems, for the acquisition, processing and interpretation of data.
The Graduate Certificate in Science enables students to expand their existing knowledge in the sciences.
The Graduate Certificate in Science is intended for students who have completed an undergraduate degree and who want to re-focus or expand their knowledge in the sciences. Graduates can progress to a range of graduate coursework programs, in particular the Master of Science.
Areas of study include: applied mathematics, botany, chemistry, computer science, discrete mathematics/operations research, genetics, geology, human geography, intergrated geography, medicinal chemistry, physical geography, physics, pure mathematics, and statistics/stochastic processes, zoology.
Note: This program is not open to international students.