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Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering Specialisation Engineering Project Management

Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering Specialisation Engineering Project Management (GCAE)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
  • -
  • 1-2 years part-time
Start date
  • February
  • July
Note: Some of the courses in the Engineering Project Management specialisation may be available on-campus at USQ Springfield.


  • With the Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Project Management) you will study both the technological problem-solving skills of engineering along with the organisational, planning and strategic abilities of management that will expand your career opportunities in the workforce.
  • Elevate your expertise in the management of small as well as large-scale engineering projects and gain knowledge in technological risk and asset management.
  • You will also learn how to manage the constraints of time, cost and scope of projects, and how to manage stakeholders.
  • Available to study part-time and online, the Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering enables you to travel or work while studying.

Further study

Take the credit from your Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering and go on to complete further study within the Master of Advanced Engineering to increase your career opportunities.

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 and this degree 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.

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.


If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 4 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit.  

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.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

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

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 13520

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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. Find out if you are eligible for FEE-HELP. 

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


At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

The closing dates for applying directly to USQ are:

  • 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.

More information on applying key dates is available.

Further information

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