Sydney Professional Certificates are micro-credentials that require the completion of 12 credit points. Given their short duration, they allow time-poor professionals to undertake study in specialised areas without committing to a more extensive postgraduate degree. Sydney Professional Certificate are currently available within the areas of public health, medicine and higher education.
Sydney Professional Certificates are accredited by the University but are not qualifications within the Australian Qualifications Framework.
All Sydney Professional Certificates share a common set of course resolutions. Students enrolling in a Sydney Professional Certificate are required to complete a 12 credit point sequence of units of study as specified in the table of units for each certificate.