Graduate Diploma of Engineering
Graduate Diploma of Engineering
Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) (extending skills and knowledge in a professional area previously studied)
Professional accreditation status
This program is not accredited
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Completion of a four-year Bachelor of Engineering at AQF Level 7 (or equivalent) in a discipline cognate to one of the streams.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Engineering, graduates will be able to:
EG5210:03 Risk Engineering and Systems Safety
MA5800:03 Foundation for Data Science
EG5220:03 Advanced Asset Management and Reliability
LB5205:03 People in Organisations
Select one of the streams below
Stream 1: Electrical and Renewable Energy
EE5410:03 Renewable System Integration
EE5500:03 Sustainable Power Generation and Distribution
EE5610:03 Industrial System Automation and Control
EE5300:03 Non-Conventional Electronics
Stream 2: Internet of Things and Data Engineering
CC5501:03 Privacy and Security in IoT
CC5901:03 Low-Power and Wide-Area IoT Communication Network
MA5810:03 Introduction to Data Mining
MA5820:03 Statistical Methods for Data Scientists
Stream 3: Technology and Management
EC5205:03 Economic Growth and Sustainable Development
EC5218:03 Economics and Sustainable Resource Management
LB5133:03 Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship
LB5124:03 Business Innovation and Technology Management
Stream 4: Water Resource Management
CS5108:03 Advanced Ground Water Modelling and Management
CS5208:03 Advanced Water Resource Systems Planning and Management
EV5505:03 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Only Internet of Things and Data Engineering stream is available in Cairns
Internet of Things and Data Engineering stream is not available in Townsville
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Course includes mandatory Fieldwork
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Students may apply for a credit transfer for previous tertiary study or informal and non-formal learning in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.
Credit will only be granted for subjects aligned to the current course’s learning outcomes and if the applicant demonstrates sufficient prior knowledge and skills to achieve the course learning outcomes in the time available in the course
Up to 12 credit points may be granted for an AQF Level 8 qualification
Where a student transfers from one JCU award to another, then credit may be granted for more than two-thirds of the new award, where there is subject equivalence between the awards.
Credit will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Credit gained for any subject shall be cancelled 13 years after the date of the examination upon which the credit is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.
GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF ENGINEERING
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Exit with lesser award
Students who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed the appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive the following award:
Students who successfully complete this course are eligible for entry to the Master of Engineering (Professional), and will be granted credit for all subjects successfully completed under this course.