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Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Project Management)

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

Study Mode
  • Online

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

Number of Units
  • 4 units

  • 1-2 years part-time

  • -

View USQ Handbook

Explore management of big and small engineering projects

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.

This degree will elevate your expertise in the management of small as well as large-scale engineering projects and teach you about 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.

Manage your career choices

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.

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 DesignCivil and Structural Engineering, Engineering 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 international students' first year of study (4 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 16760

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 2020 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.

Admission pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.

How to apply

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

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