Short courses

Boost your knowledge and upskill with our short courses and professional development.

The following short courses are available to a wide range of students, from those considering University to mid-career professionals looking to expand their knowledge.

Space Resource Fundamentals

Space Resource Fundamentals is a 4-day inter-disciplinary course designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the nascent space resource field examining its critical necessity to continued human space exploration.

Who is this course for? This interdisciplinary short course is designed for working professionals and advanced students hailing from diverse sectors such as law, business, the resource industry, government, or the engineering field. While topics such as orbital mechanics and geology are necessarily covered to facilitate understanding regarding business case and operations realities, specialist backgrounds in science, engineering, or geology are not required for successful completion.

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Safe Systems for Road Managers and Engineers

Developed by the Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), this online course will ensure you bridge the gap between professional practice and the Safe System application. Learn the skills to effectively utilise the Safe System in road safety in your day-to-day role in road infrastructure.

Who is this course for? Engineers and managers who are responsible for the management, planning, delivery (design and construction), operations and maintenance of the public road network; professionals who are interested in learning how infrastructure can play a role in reducing harm across the road system; and anyone working with road infrastructure to refresh their knowledge.

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Big Data MicroMasters

Gain a Big Data MicroMasters credential and use it as credit towards further study. Learn how to transform big data into business insights and solutions as you learn essential data science skills and tools to advance your career.

Courses in the MicroMasters program include programming for data science; computational thinking and big data; big data fundamentals and analytics; and finishing with a big data capstone project.

Who is this course for? People wishing to pursue a career as a, but not limited to: data scientist, data engineer, data architect, data administrator, data analyst, business analyst, data or analytics manager and business intelligence manager.

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If you are lacking high school mathematics prerequisites, or after a mathematics refresher course, MathTrackX, our 6 course XSeries Program course, is for you. MathTrackX will be accepted as a prerequisite in place of SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods at the University of Adelaide.

Courses in the XSeries Program include polynomials, functions and graphs; special functions; differential and integral calculus; probibility; and statistics.

Who is this course for? Those looking to complete the mathematics prerequisites to enrol into one of the University of Adelaide's Mathematical Science programs, or as a refresher course.

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