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Graduate Diploma in Metallurgy

  • Graduate Diploma

Change to a career in mining and gain understanding in mineral processes and extractive metallurgy.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
GD-METALG
Study Mode
In person

About this course

This course is for non-metallurgy scientists and engineers who wish to pursue a career as extractive metallurgists or further their career within the minerals industry.

Study locations

Kalgoorlie

What you will learn

  • apply extractive metallurgy knowledge, principles and concepts to the practice of the mining/metallurgy profession including research at graduate level
  • demonstrate graduate level critical and creative thinking ability in the practice of the mining/metallurgy profession
  • evaluate, synthesise and communicate information and contextualise it to the practice of extractive metallurgy / mining engineering applicable to stakeholders, using written or oral presentations
  • demonstrate responsibility and team-skills by applying critical reflection, evaluation and proactively manage teamwork, recognising the need to apply and evaluate international best practice standards in the mining/metallurgical workplace
  • recognise the impact and importance of cultural diversity in the implementation of mining/metallurgical projects with a respect for cultural perspectives and practices
  • work in accordance with professional standards and demonstrate responsibility towards the broader community

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Engineering courses at Curtin University.
80.4%
Overall satisfaction
76.5%
Skill scale
69.9%
Teaching scale
85.9%
Employed full-time
$130.4k
Average salary