Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Energy

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Prepare for the future by enrolling in our Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Energy program, where we delve deep into the dynamic intersection of energy, climate change, and sustainability. In this intensive half-year course, you’ll navigate complex issues across various disciplines, arming yourself with the expertise needed to step into leadership roles within the energy sector.

Led by esteemed academics, researchers, and industry experts, you’ll explore the intricate landscape of energy generation, distribution, and supply. Our program is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to champion the transition towards a sustainable energy future. With a flexible course structure, you can seamlessly integrate your studies into your existing schedule while enjoying exclusive networking opportunities to connect with industry leaders.


Embark on a transformative journey where you’ll explore the pivotal role of technology, policy, and innovation in energy project management and development. Dive into the intricacies of balancing social, economic, and environmental considerations, gaining valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities presented by the shift towards clean and decentralized renewable energy solutions. Plus, with the potential to fast-track into the Master of Sustainable Energy at UQ, your educational endeavors are set to reach new heights.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent
  • OR post-secondary studies with 3 years full-time equivalent relevant work experience
  • OR 5 years full-time equivalent relevant work experience
  • GPA of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in previous qualification
  • Relevant disciplines include engineering, science, environmental management, economics, commerce, business, public policy, international development, information technology, energy, law, or architecture/design
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21, and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub-bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub-bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Energy Principles and Renewable Energy
  • Climate Science and Policy
  • Energy and Development
  • Low Emission Technologies and Supply Systems
  • Energy Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
  • Energy Efficiency and Transport
  • Energy Investment and Finance
  • Climate Science and Policy

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $25,600
  • Domestic:$4,474

Future Career Outcomes

Our program boasts a track record of producing graduates who seamlessly transition into impactful roles within the energy sector. From renewable energy consultants spearheading transformative projects to energy policy analysts shaping governmental agendas, our alumni are making waves in the industry. With a curriculum meticulously crafted to align with industry demands, coupled with hands-on skills development, our graduates are well-equipped to thrive in the evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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