Graduate Certificate in Biofabrication (Online Delivery)

Course summary

The Graduate Certificate in Biofabrication is a practical online course designed for professionals currently working in the fields of science, health, engineering and technology, as well as those who want to pursue a career in biofabrication.

Learning from some of world’s foremost experts on 3D printing, bioprinting and electromaterials science, you will gain a broad understanding of the theory that underpins 3D printing technologies and biomaterials. You will also develop a practical and technical skillset by preparing your own designs, before watching a live stream of them being printed at UOW’s ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science.

Course information

Study area

Science

Campus

UOW Online

Course Code

2135

Duration

12 months part-time

Delivery

Distance

Cricos

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

A recognised Bachelor degree in any Engineering, Science, Medical or Health discipline.

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

UOW Online

Distance

$6,624 (2019)

$13,248 (2019)

Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course. The amounts are calculated based on the subject cluster and the Equivalent Full-time Study Load (EFTSL) value of the subject. For information regarding student contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.


10% fee discount for UOW Alumni
The University of Wollongong Alumni Scholarship is a 10% tuition fee waiver available to any Domestic or International UOW graduate who is looking to study a Postgraduate – Coursework degree in 2018 or 2019. For more information please refer to https://www.uow.edu.au/alumni/postgrad/index.html

A recognised Bachelor degree in any Engineering, Science, Medical or Health discipline and IELTS of 6.0 in each band and overall or equivalent.

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

79

18

18

18

18

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Pass (weighted average mark of 50 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.


FEES

Tuition fees are reviewed annually: fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and are subject to increase during the period of study.

Overseas Health Cover
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.


10% fee discount for UOW Alumni
The University of Wollongong Alumni Scholarship is a 10% tuition fee waiver available to any Domestic or International UOW graduate who is looking to study a Postgraduate – Coursework degree in 2018 or 2019.

For more information please refer to https://www.uow.edu.au/alumni/postgrad/index.html

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

UOW Online

Distance

$7,392 (2019)

$14,784 (2019)

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2017.

Applicant background

2017 intake

2017 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

-

-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2017

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 25 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2019 Spring

UOW Online

Session: 29 July – 21 November 2019

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 30 June 2019. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 12 July 2019. Late applications may be considered.

Course structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Learning Outcomes 

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:

CLO Description
1 Demonstrate and translate advanced knowledge of the development and use of biofabrication and additive manufacturing.
2 Apply advanced research, methods and technologies to solve problems derived from the science of biofabrication and additive manufacturing.
3 Communicate concepts in biofabrication and additive manufacturing effectively to diverse audiences using appropriate methods, technologies and research-based initiatives.
4 Identify, interpret and analyse stakeholder requirements within the context of biofabrication and additive manufacturing.
5 Apply appropriate ethical, public and personal behaviours within a range of contexts in learning and professional practice.
6 Demonstrate the ability to reflect on and ethically direct own learning and practices within the context of biofabrication and additive manufacturing.

Course Structure

To qualify for award of the degree, the Graduate Certificate in Biofabrication, a candidate must successfully complete at least 24 credit points, comprised of:

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
AIIM900 Introduction to Additive Biofabrication 12
AIIM901 Practical Learning and Training in Additive Biofabrication 12
Course Handbook

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Accreditation & professional recognition

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Biofabrication are eligible to apply for the Masters in Philosophy by Research (in Biofabrication).

Why choose this course

  • Learn from world class researchers and teachers from UOW’s ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES).
  • Develop a skillset to understand and prepare your own biofabrication designs.
  • Prepare yourself for a future career in biofabrication manufacturing, technology and industry.
  • Learn at your own pace at a time and place that suits you.
  • Earn more – full-time employed postgraduate earn an average of 13% more within three years of graduation.