Blend your technical expertise with essential business and management skills

Would you like to add management and leadership skills to your technical engineering knowledge base? The Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Management) gives you the ability to manage complex engineering projects, products and services and opens a wider variety of career opportunities in the workforce.

Throughout the degree, which can be studied part-time and online, you will undertake courses in management of technological risk and asset management. You will also develop the analytical skills to evaluate innovations in technology, the technological impact and how to manage technological change.

Advance your career prospects

Take the credit from your Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering and go on to complete a 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.

Program structure

Courses to be studied

  • 4 x specialization courses (4 units)

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs 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. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allow 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.

Entry Requirements

  • Australian university four-year Bachelor degree in engineering with a relevant specialization, 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, 2019 - applications close Monday 18 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.
  • Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.

If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit 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.

Program taught in:
  • English

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