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Swinburne University of Technology

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Graduate Diploma of Engineering

  • Graduate Diploma

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Course Code
GD-ENG, 097337F
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Domestic Fees
$9,527 per year / $9,527 total
International Fees
$37,480 per year

About this course

The Graduate Diploma of Engineering aims to expand the students' knowledge and skills in engineering and acquire an in-depth knowledge of a particular specialisation, and gain technical expertise and management skills.

Study locations

Hawthorn

Course structure

The Graduate Diploma of Engineering consists of 100 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 Diploma of Engineering is typically one year full-time (or part-time equivalent).To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Engineering, students must complete 100 credit points comprising of:
  • 8 prescribed specialisation-specific units (100 credit points).
Six specialisations are available in the Graduate Diploma of Engineering:
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Civil
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Network Systems and Telecommunications
  • Structural

The Graduate Diploma 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)
Maximum Academic CreditThe maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Graduate Diploma of Engineering is 50 credit points (normally four units)

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 four exemptions (50 credit points) is available in this program.