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Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Civil and Structural Engineering)

Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering Specialisation Civil & Structural Engineering (GCAE)

Study Mode
  • Online

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 4 units

  • 1-2 years part-time

  • -

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Discover principals of modern infrastructure

The Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Civil and Structural Engineering) has been designed exclusively for engineers who want enhance their skills and progress their careers in the field of civil and structural engineering.

Learn the latest techniques in pavement design and analysis, analyse and control traffic flow and collection of traffic data, explore structural engineering design, hydrology and environmental technology. You will also develop the analytical skills to manage assets and technological risk ready to address today’s complex engineering problems with innovative solutions.

Available to study part-time and online the Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering enables you to travel or work while studying. 

Professional accreditation

There is no professional body accreditation for the Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering.

Other specialisations for the Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering: Advanced Structural Engineering DesignEngineering Management and Engineering Project Management.

Courses to be studied Units
4 x specialisation courses 4
Total 4
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying AUD 11920

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2018 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Australian university four-year Bachelor degree in engineering with a relevant specialisation, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

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