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Graduate Certificate of Engineering Practice

Graduate Certificate of Engineering Practice (GEPR)
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Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 0.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Jan, May, Sep
Note: This degree is pending CRICOS registration. Offers will not be issued to international students wanting to study on-campus until CRICOS endorsement is granted.

Overview

  • If you want to extend your knowledge within a certain engineering field and already have a three-year bachelor degree in engineering, science, or technology, UniSQ’s Graduate Certificate of Engineering Practice is a great stepping-stone to further your career.
  • The core courses will develop your understanding of project management practices and asset management to be able to solve complex problems in an engineering environment. 
  • You have the opportunity to then select courses from a range of engineering areas, such as structural design, geomechanics, construction methods, environmental pollution, stress analysis, mechanical thermodynamics, electrical and power systems, and design of machine elements, which will continue to broaden your expertise.
 

Further study

Upon successful completion of this degree and relevant engineering experience, you may be able to take credit and go on to study the Master of Engineering Practice.

Career outcomes

  • Depending on courses chosen, graduates will gain specialised knowledge in their professional field and develop skills to manage engineering projects and assets.
  • Graduates who continue on to study and graduate from the Master of Engineering Practice may be eligible to become a professional engineer. 

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university 3-year bachelor degree in engineering, science, or technology, 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

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.

Pathways

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.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 2
2 x approved courses 2
Total 4

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for an example of 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 international students' first year of study (4 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

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

AUD 17600

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

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

Scholarships

At UniSQ, 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 UniSQ.

Note: This degree is pending CRICOS registration. Offers will not be issued to international students wanting to study on-campus until CRICOS endorsement is granted.

Intakes

You can select to start your study in Trimester 1, 2 or 3.

Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August
Trimester 3, 2024 Monday 26 August Monday 2 September Friday 6 December 

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