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Swinburne University of Technology

  • 23% international / 77% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)

  • Graduate Certificate

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
GC-EEE, 077671B
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$17,005 per year

About this course

The suite of postgraduate courses in Electrical and Electronic Engineering focuses on a broad spectrum of the electrical engineering field and gives students the option to upgrade their skills in the areas of electrical engineering, where there are significant skills shortages.

Please note: the last intake for this course will be Semester 2 2018. Please refer to the Graduate Certificate of Engineering (GC-ENG).

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Career pathways

At completion of the program, graduates will be expected to have:Knowledge

  • Specialised knowledge in the field of electrical engineering and the acquisition and application of this knowledge in industry


  • Cognitive skills to conduct experiments, analyse data and formulate engineering solutions to complex problems
  • Cognitive skills to critically evaluate and generate complex electrical engineering proposals
  • Specialised technical and creative skills in electrical engineering to practice efficiently in industry
  • Skills to function and communicate complex knowledge, theoretical concepts and ideas effectively

Application of knowledge and skills

  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems independently in different electrical engineering specialisations and related disciplines. Initiate, plan, implement and evaluate electrical engineering designs and technical functions in different areas of specialisations
  • An ability to identify and practice professional and ethical responsibility and recognise the need to engage in lifelong learning

Swinburne specific graduate attributes

  • Are entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace, or community
  • Are capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study area
  • Operate effectively in work and community situations
  • Are adaptable and manage change
  • Are aware of environments in which they will be contributing

Course structure

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic), students must complete four units (50 credit points) as follows:

  • 3 foundation units (37.5 credit points)
  • 1 elective unit (12.5 credit points)

Credit for prior study or work

Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about credit.