Associate Degree in Australia

Best Associate Degrees in Australia 2019

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An associate degree, which can be earned in about two years of full-time study, may help students qualify for four-year degree programs or entry-level careers. Students can choose from many different disciplines in order to tailor their degree to their desired career or profession.

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Associate Degrees in Australia

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Associate Degree of Civil Engineering

TAFE Queensland International
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Brisbane

Develop the practical and technical skills to design and draft various engineering applications and drawings for transport systems, pipelines, dams, bridges, high-rise buildings and plant, mining and industrial water and waste management facilities. [+]

Develop the practical and technical skills to design and draft various engineering applications and drawings for transport systems, pipelines, dams, bridges, high-rise buildings and plant, mining and industrial water and waste management facilities. Employers actively seek our students due to our industry-relevant and practical training which is accredited by Engineers Australia, the peak body for engineering professionals in Australia. Our pathways to university provide graduates with credit towards engineering bachelor degrees when they enrol with our partner universities.

Entry requirements English Language Proficiency: IELTS 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5, except the writing band which should be no less than 6.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) with a Sound Achievement in English; or Satisfactory completion of CN649/CNJ30 Preparatory Studies - TGN151 Technical Communication or Recognised Certificate III or IV. Non-school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12. ... [-]

Associate Degree of Applied Engineering (Renewable Energy Technologies)

Hunter TAFE - Australia
Campus Full time 24  January 2019 Australia Newcastle

This two-year program gives students access to an industry recognised qualification, leading to a new and exciting career as a skilled para-professional in the fast-growing renewable energy technologies sector. [+]

This two-year program gives students access to an industry recognised qualification, leading to a new and exciting career as a skilled para-professional in the fast-growing renewable energy technologies sector.

It provides students with the knowledge required by Engineers Australia to work within the industry, as well as practical experience through professional experience placements arranged by Hunter TAFE. There is a choice of specialisations reflecting the diverse opportunities available within the industry – from the process of conversion and storage of energy, to infrastructure and associated electrical and mechanical engineering activities. Students can also use the program as a pathway into the third year of a bachelor degree in renewable energy technologies at the University of Newcastle.... [-]


Associate Degree of Creative Writing

Southern Cross University
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years March 2019 Australia Lismore + 2 more

If you have a story to tell but want to build your skills as a professional writer without committing to a full university degree, then the Associate Degree of Creative Writing is the course for you. [+]

If you have a story to tell but want to build your skills as a professional writer without committing to a full university degree, then the Associate Degree of Creative Writing is the course for you.This course enables you to study writing from poetry to journalism; from screenwriting to non-fiction and to develop the innovative, critical and editorial skills to pursue a career as a writer.This program is taught by writers from the Northern Rivers arts community and beyond. It provides opportunities for hands-on experience with the Byron Writers Festival, the Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival and other literary events.Excellent writing skills are in high demand across a range of different professions, and the ability to communicate ideas is invaluable in any sector.Graduates of the Associate Degree of Creative Writing may also choose to continue to study for another year and complete their Bachelor of Arts.... [-]


Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies)

Southern Cross University
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years March 2019 Australia Bilinga Lismore + 3 more

The Associate Degree in Law will allow you to explore the Australian legal system and criminal processes, introduce you to legal research and writing and also equip you with foundational principles in key areas of the law. [+]

Students who want to open doors to a legal career should consider this two-year degree, which not only provides a professional qualification as a paralegal or in conveyancing but also an admission pathway to becoming a lawyer.The Associate Degree in Law will allow you to explore the Australian legal system and criminal processes, introduce you to legal research and writing and also equip you with foundational principles in key areas of the law.This degree offers a fantastic opportunity for you to gain a qualification and start working in the legal profession quickly.Graduates will be able to work in a range of sectors and fields and gain the experience and financial stability to continue their studies and complete a law degree if they choose. Career Opportunities In legal offices in most areas of paralegal practice, with solicitors and barristers, government legal departments, law enforcement agencies, legal aid offices, court administration, public prosecutions, and in the corporate sector in finance, banking, insurance, and conveyancing. This is a recognized educational qualification for a licensed conveyancer in NSW. Professional Recognition The Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies), with the Conveyancing major, provides students with the academic requirements necessary to obtain a conveyancer’s license in NSW and is accredited by NSW Fair Trading. For licensing requirements, and details of mandatory additional work experience required to enable registration, inquiries should be made to NSW Fair Trading. Note that each Australian state or territory has its own legislation regulating conveyancing practice, except QLD where only qualified solicitors... [-]

Associate Degree of Business

Southern Cross University
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years March 2019 Australia Bilinga + 2 more

Want to get a head start in business without committing to a three-year degree? An Associate Degree in Business with SCU College can help you take the steps to a new career. [+]

Want to get a head start in business without committing to a three-year degree? An Associate Degree in Business with SCU College can help you take the steps to a new career.The two-year course will give you the grounding you need in business language and organizational communication, accounting, marketing and business ethics, and sustainability, as well as options to specialize in your area of interest from human resource management to digital marketing.Graduates will have opportunities to find work in a broad range of sectors and are guaranteed entry and up to 2 years credit into a Bachelor degree in Business, IT or Tourism and Hospitality Management.SCU College understands that learners have diverse experiences and ways of learning. The College supports your study success and connects you to your peers through additional workshops to assist you to develop academic and study skills. SCU College also ensures that you have maximum flexibility in your study – choose to take classes online or on campus, or at a study center near you.... [-]


Associate Degree of Engineering (Mining Engineering)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Mining) has been developed as part of the Minerals Industry National Associate Degree (MINAD) project established by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA). This degree will give you the freedom of choice to start up your career or be a stepping stone to further study. [+]

Become part of the mining industry

USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Mining) has been developed as part of the Minerals Industry National Associate Degree (MINAD) project established by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA). This degree will give you the freedom of choice to start up your career or be a stepping stone to further study.

You will study planning, design, testing, and the operation of open-cut and underground mines, but also get the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into practice in class and at mining sites.

Topics include fundamental mathematics, applied mechanics, material science, engineering design, geology, geomechanics, construction, surveying, mining technology and mine planning.... [-]


Associate Degree of Engineering (Computer Systems Engineering)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

Be a part of the future with USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Computer Systems Engineering) to expand your career prospects and give you the opportunity to become an Engineering Officer. The Associate Degree of Engineering will give you the freedom of choice to begin work in the industry right away, or set a stepping stone for further study. [+]

Program, design and develop

Be a part of the future with USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Computer Systems Engineering) to expand your career prospects and give you the opportunity to become an Engineering Officer. The Associate Degree of Engineering will give you the freedom of choice to begin work in the industry right away, or set a stepping stone for further study.

Previous experience through TAFE or work?

Already got a Diploma through TAFE or experience through work? Then fast track your degree with the credit you’ve already earned.

Why Computer Systems?

USQ’s Computer Systems Engineering Degree will allow you to immerse yourself in the programming, design, and development of major software and hardware programs while creating connections with fellow students and professionals working in the industry.... [-]


Associate Degree of Dance

Australian Academy Of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA)
Campus Full time Part time 71 weeks May 2019 Australia Surry Hills + 1 more

The Associate Degree has a strong focus on and commitment to excellence in the practice of dance. The goal is to develop highly skilled, disciplined, knowledgeable, and versatile dance artists, in an atmosphere which supports and encourages them, as they strive to reach that technical, creative, and scholarly excellence. [+]

Sydney's Only Performance-Driven Dance Degree

The Associate Degree has a strong focus on and commitment to excellence in the practice of dance. The goal is to develop highly skilled, disciplined, knowledgeable, and versatile dance artists, in an atmosphere which supports and encourages them, as they strive to reach that technical, creative, and scholarly excellence.

Why AMPA - Dance

AMPA Community

There is nothing quite like the community at AMPA. Our philosophy is centred on providing students with greater access to teaching staff, facilities, industry related opportunities and collaborative work

Performance Oriented Dance Degree

There are a large number of “full-time” dance programs in Sydney offering Cert IV qualifications (AQF Level 4). The AMPA BDance is the only performance oriented course that provides an undergraduate Bachelor qualification (AQF Level 7). The higher qualification provides AMPA students with a distinct advantage upon graduating, including options to choose broader career paths or move onto postgraduate study.... [-]


Associate Degree of Music (Performance)

Australian Academy Of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA)
Campus Full time 104 weeks May 2019 Australia Surry Hills

In a highly competitive industry, respectable qualifications and training, extensive field experience and a strong network are essential to improve your future career prospects in music. [+]

In a highly competitive industry, respectable qualifications and training, extensive field experience and a strong network are essential to improve your future career prospects in music. At AMPA, we provide an environment with all the above tools for you to maximise opportunities and reach your ultimate goal.

AMPA’s undergraduate music degrees are designed to comprehensively train talented musicians (performers, composers and creators) enabling them to enter the music industry one step ahead of the crowd.

AMPA undergrads can choose to focus on one of four focus areas in their degree.

Unlike many institutions in Australia, AMPA remains focused on individual, one-to-one learning. This means that music students are entitled to receive a 60-minute lesson per week as part of their Principal Study unit, along with an additional 30-minute lesson as part of the Second Study. The option of taking a Second Study is particularly unique to AMPA, and a valuable tool for students with more than one skill eg. guitar/voice or singer/songwriter.... [-]