More information about Swinburne University of Technology - TAFE Add
Swinburne is a world-ranked university that aims to increase Australia's capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. We are committed to quality teaching and learning outcomes, and our courses offer students the skills and knowledge that employers want.
Offering vocational certificate and diploma courses as well as bachelor degrees, Swinburne makes it easy to pathway between different course levels. With qualifications ranging from Foundation Studies, certificates, diplomas, bachelor and master courses to PhDs, you can choose courses and pathways to suit your individual interests and career aspirations.
With a reputation for quality education and focused research, we employ only highly qualified and credentialed academic staff, with relevant knowledge and experience in the fields they teach. Their impact on students has been consistently recognised by The Good Universities Guide, with some of the highest ratings for teaching quality, graduate satisfaction and generic (employability) skills. Our teachers make themselves available to students, in class, around campus or online, and contribute to the hands-on learning approach that complements their studies.
Swinburne is ranked among the top 400 research-intensive universities in the world by the 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities. This is Top 10 in Australia and Top 3 in Melbourne. Our researchers have earned a reputation for high-impact research, partnerships and commercialisation in concentrated areas of expertise.
Swinburne has campuses in the inner and outer-eastern suburbs of Melbourne and one in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Swinburne continues to channel significant investment into major refurbishments and new infrastructure at all of our campuses. The development of new buildings, renovation of existing buildings and landscaping have enhanced the study environment and education experience we offer our students. Cutting-edge new buildings include the $140 million Advanced Technologies Centre and the $100 million Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre (currently under construction) at Swinburne's Hawthorn campus.
We offer supportive, secure and peaceful environments with state-of-the-art multimedia lecture theatres, many brand-new buildings, well-stocked libraries, up-to-date computer labs and wi-fi connectivity, as well as on-campus accommodation at Hawthorn- so our students get the most out of their studies.
TAFE diplomas and certificates focus on learning for work and help you to build the skills and technical expertise that make you employable. They offer independent learning with an emphasis on workplace and practical skills.
Areas of study:
- business and management
- community care
- digital media
- film and television
- information and communication technologies
Foundation Studies and UniLink diplomas
Foundation Studies and UniLink diplomas are specifically designed to prepare you for direct entry to a bachelor degree at Swinburne. You'll enjoy smaller classes, more contact hours and one-on-one time with your teachers, giving you every opportunity to succeed in your university studies.
Foundation Studies courses are offered in business, design and science/engineering and prepare you for direct entry into the first year of a bachelor degree.
UniLink diplomas provide a pathway to the second year of a range of business, design, engineering and information technology degrees offered at Swinburne.
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