Graduate Certificate of Demography at Australian National University, Australia

The Graduate Certificate in Demography is the only postgraduate degree of its kind offered in Australia. The certificate gives students the chance to study population issues in a research-driven environment with an emphasis on applying knowledge to real-world circumstances.

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The Graduate Certificate in Demography is the only postgraduate degree of its kind offered in Australia. The certificate gives students the chance to study population issues in a research-driven environment with an emphasis on applying knowledge to real-world circumstances. 


The certificate will provide students with cutting-edge skills in research, writing, and demographic techniques. Graduates will have the skills and knowledge required to conduct demographic analysis and use the findings to address social issues such population aging, migration, and growth.


Also, Numerous certificate courses are available both on and off campus, and many are also provided online. Students with student visas are not permitted to study more than one-third of this program online (subclass 500). 


Two of the program's benefits are its accessibility to prominent scholars and its scenario-based learning style. The student experience in every course will be built on these two essential components. The current ANU Master of Social Research and Master of Public Policy degrees can be completed using the coursework for this graduate certificate.

What you will study

Program Structure

The Graduate Certificate in Demography requires completion of 24 units, which must include the following:


  1. 12 units of credit from following courses

  • Principles of Population Analysis

  • Population and Society: Theory and Empirical Perspectives


  1. 12 units of credit from following courses

  • International Migration

  • Spatial Population Data Analysis

  • Population Issues in Asia and their Implications for World Development

  • Population Projections and Dynamics

  • Life Course Analytics 

  • Statistics for Social Scientists 

  • Survey Data Analysis 

  • Introduction to Social Science Methods and Types of Data

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze and apply the theory of demographics.

  2. Review and offer your thoughts on the demographic literature.

  3. Create forms for demographic research.

  4. Analyze the value of demographic data by finding it.

  5. Analyze the results after using the appropriate demographic analysis tools.

  6. Utilize demographic research to inform policy.

Career Opportunities

The Graduate Certificate in Demography is a postgraduate credential that demonstrates knowledge and abilities necessary for employment in fields connected to demography or related subjects. The federal, state, local, nonprofit, and commercial sectors all have employment opportunities, including:


  1. Data Analyst

  2. Research Assistant

  3. Data Analyst Internship

  4. Analyst

  5. Research Internship

  6. Statistician

  7. Senior Data Analyst

  8. Researcher and many more. 


Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master's or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7

  • Graduate Diploma or certificate or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7

  • 24 units of courses in a postgraduate program with a GPA of 4/7

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 6.5

  • TOEFL - 80

  • PTE - 55

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Tuition Fee

  • The annual indicative fee for International students - $22,680

  • The annual indicative fee for Domestic students - $15,340

Scholarships

ANU offers a range of scholarships to help students with the expense of their education.

You might not be qualified to apply for all ANU scholarships, depending on the conditions of the scholarship and the type of student you are. Information about the specific scholarship application process is provided in the corresponding scholarship listing.



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