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Micro-credentials

TAKE YOUR KNOWLEDGE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

UWA Plus micro-credentials are professional short courses that demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience in a given subject area. Our micro-credentials focus on skills that are in high demand by employers and industry - complete a micro-credential for your professional development and improve your career outcomes.

We've designed UWA Plus micro-credentials to suit your needs - they are short and affordable so you can easily fit them into your lifestyle, with the flexibility to pick and choose what works for you. Update, upskill or reskill; complete a one-off micro-credential or stack them up and convert into credit towards an undergraduate or postgraduate course - the choice is yours.

Select from a range of areas, including professional writing, education and environmental science, economics, geology, engineering, health and more - with more UWA Plus micro-credentials on the way.

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Featured micro-credentials

 
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Integrated Einsteinian Science for School Teachers

This micro-credential introduces modern Einsteinian concepts related to the themes of the national curriculum across four modules. 

12pd points

NOTE -

Further information on taking the modules as individual micro-credentials is available on the web page.

 
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Australia and the Indo-Pacific – understanding our strategic connections to Asia

Gain an understanding of the Indo-Pacific region and Australia's strategic relationships to Asia.

2pd points


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Introduction to Groundwater Systems

This micro-credential focuses on these questions to develop knowledge of groundwater systems. The micro-credential is designed for people who have undergraduate-level scientific literacy and numeracy skills and are interested in advancing their understanding of groundwater systems. 

3pd points

               

Using R:  Environmental and Agriculture Applications 

This micro-credential introduces students to data collection and statistical data analysis using R and R studio, and focuses in detail on a set of specific methods relevant to obtaining non-market value information.

12pd points

 
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Tailings Management

With the current acute shortage of suitably trained and qualified tailings management engineers and personnel, an advanced knowledge in tailings management will improve your employability and future career outcomes.  

 

 

Autism Assessment and Diagnosis 

A suite of autism assessment and diagnosis micro-credentials developed by Autism CRC with The University of Western Australia.

   

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Micro-credentials by area of interest

Business and Commerce
Data and Computer Science
Earth Sciences
Education
Engineering
Health and Biomedical Sciences

  • rTMS training course - theory component [RTMSM501]

    This micro-credential aims to teach the neuroscientific theory behind neuromodulation treatments, provide guidance on current best practice for treatment plans.

    Course dates
    30 August 2024
    Cost:
    $550 inc GST

  • rTMS training course - practical component [RTMSM502]

    This micro-credential offers an opportunity to obtain practical training on rTMS equipment and systems. The course comprises a half day practical training session with a one hour assessment of skills. It is recommended that this course is taken in combination with RTMSM501 which provides complementary content on the theoretical basis and neuroscientific evidence for rTMS as a treatment.

    Course dates
    31 August
    Cost:
    $770 inc GST
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
    Natural and Physical Sciences

    In this micro-credential you will deepen your understanding of the key hydrologic processes that drive water storage and movement through landscapes, and how these are responding to our changing climate. Learners will develop skills in analysing and interpreting measured hydrological data to understand and quantify our changing water cycle.

    Course dates

    To be announced

    Cost

    $990 inc. GST


     

    Predicting Changing Hydrologic Systems [GEOSM404]

    In this micro-credential you will build your skills in identifying the key features of hydrologic systems and implementing appropriate numerical models to predict their response to changing climate or management approaches.

    Course dates
    To be announced
    Cost
    $990 inc. GST

     

    Applied Benefit: Cost Analysis – The Essentials  [SCIEM521]

    Applied Benefit: Cost Analysis is one of the most important and widely used tools of economics. It supports improved decision making about projects and policies by providing a systematic, logical, transparent, and consultative approach to evaluating and prioritising them. In this micro-credential, participants will learn the essential background knowledge and know how to apply Benefit: Cost Analysis in weighing explicit and implicit costs and benefits of a project or an investment program.

    Availability
    To be announced
    Cost
    $440 inc. GST

     

    Applied Benefit: Cost Analysis – Measuring Benefits  [SCIEM522]

    Benefit: Cost Analysis skills are in high demand. This micro-credential is for those who already have knowledge of the essentials of Benefit: Cost Analysis (e.g., through having completed SCIEM521 Applied Benefit: Cost Analysis - The Essentials) and are seeking additional knowledge on how to estimate and calculate the monetary values of various types of benefits from a project or policy, for inclusion in a Benefit: Cost Analysis. This will allow them to apply Benefit: Cost Analysis to a broad range of real projects and policies.

    Availability
    To be announced

    Cost

    $440 inc GST


     

    Psychology

     


     

    Health, social and legal professionals will gain an understanding of coercive control in relation to DFV. Content includes
    impacts on victim-survivors, recognizing perpetrator behaviour patterns, and community, systems and justice responses.

    Course date
    15 July 2024 - 23 August 2024
    Cost
    $440 inc GST

     


  • rTMS training course - theory component [RTMSM501]

    This micro-credential aims to teach the neuroscientific theory behind neuromodulation treatments, provide guidance on current best practice for treatment plans.

    Course dates
    30 August 2024
    Cost:
    $550 inc GST

  • rTMS training course - practical component [RTMSM502]

    This micro-credential offers an opportunity to obtain practical training on rTMS equipment and systems. The course comprises a half day practical training session with a one hour assessment of skills. It is recommended that this course is taken in combination with RTMSM501 which provides complementary content on the theoretical basis and neuroscientific evidence for rTMS as a treatment.

    Course dates
    31 August
    Cost:
    $770 inc GST
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    Transferrable skills

    Frequently asked questions

    What are micro-credentials?

    Micro-credentials are short courses. Successfully completing a micro-credential showcases mastery of specific skills, knowledge and/or experience in a given subject area or capability. Designed to meet students’ flexibility requirements, micro-credentials focus on skills that are in high demand by employers and industry, and provide the opportunity for you to update, upskill or reskill in specific areas. UWA Plus micro-credentials are delivered by UWA or by an external provider via an agreement with UWA.

    Are micro-credentials right for me?

    If you’re interested in upskilling in a specific area with the option of gaining university credit, micro-credentials may be right for you. Check the specific micro-credential listing for details.

    How is a micro-credential different from other types of study?

    Micro-credentials are short, specific courses designed to be stackable. They give you the flexibility to pick and choose what works for you, so you can complete a one-off micro-credential or stack multiple micro-credentials to convert to academic credit towards an undergraduate or postgraduate course.

    What are ‘stackable’ micro-credentials?

    Micro-credentials are ‘stackable’ because you can combine multiple micro-credentials that may be converted to academic credit towards an undergraduate or postgraduate course.

    Why are micro-credentials valuable?

    Successfully completing a micro-credential showcases mastery of specific skills or knowledge. Micro-credentials contribute to your skillset and employability, and create pathways for continued learning.

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