University of South Australia (UniSA)

Graduate Certificate in Space Studies (LCSD)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Graduate Certificate in Space Studies allows students to extend their learnings from the Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program (SH-SSP) with targeted, multidisciplinary research into a theme with direct space application, such as global warming, environmental monitoring, disaster mitigation, GIS, remote area communications, or telemedicine. The SH-SSP comprises the first half of this Graduate Certificate and is an intensive, five week, live-in experience during the southern hemisphere summer. Completion of the SH-SSP is a UniSA prerequisite for this qualification.


18 units


  • Space Studies

Standard entry requirements

  • Completed Bachelor degree from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent
  • And completed Southern Hemisphere Summer Space Program at UniSA or completed nine-week International Space University Summer Space Program. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.

Study pathways

Upon successful completion of the SH-SSP and/or the Graduate Certificate in Space Studies, students may be granted credit in a UniSA undergraduate program, pending approval of the UniSA Program Director. The Graduate Certificate in Space Studies can provide a pathway towards further tertiary study or a career in the space sector.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mawson Lakes International: $17,650 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years

Further information

International applicants can not study the program under a student visa. It is the responsibility of the applicant to determine what type of visa is required in order to complete any part of this program onshore.

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