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Swinburne University of Technology

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Graduate Certificate of Engineering

  • Graduate Certificate

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
12 months full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Domestic Fees
$4,763 per year / $4,763 total

About this course

The Graduate Certificate of Engineering equips students with professional skills and knowledge required for the systematic development of complex engineering systems in a particular specialisation.

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Course structure

The Graduate Certificate of Engineering consists of 50 credit points. Units normally carry 12.5 credit points. A standard annual full-time load comprises 100 credit points and a part time load comprises of 50 credit points. The volume of learning of the Graduate Certificate of Engineering is typically 0.5 years full-time (or part-time equivalent). To qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Engineering, students must complete 50 credit points comprising of:
  • 4 prescribed specialisation-specific units (50 credit points)
Six specialisations are available in the Graduate Certificate of Engineering:
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Civil
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Network Systems and Telecommunications
  • Structural

The Graduate Certificate of Engineering forms part of a nested suite of postgraduate courses:

  • Graduate Certificate of Engineering (50 credit points)
  • Graduate Diploma of Engineering (100 credit points)
  • Master of Engineering (150 credit points)
  • Master of Engineering Science (200 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.A maximum of two exemptions (25 credit points) is available in this program.