University of Technology Sydney

C11239v1 Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management (GradCertEM)
CRICOS code: 081085G
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

This course is designed to provide management knowledge which can be tailored to fit students' needs. It is designed to provide practising engineers with extended knowledge beyond their first degree and to update knowledge and skills in recent advances in engineering, technology and business practice. The subjects offered follow an integrated approach to professional practice through a choice of professional engineering subjects and an elective.

Many working engineers and technologists do not have the time to commit to a master's course. However, the demand for management knowledge among engineers is increasing.

Career options

Knowledge and skills in technical management gained from completing this course can assist practising professionals to understand management jargon and practices and gain advantage in applying for engineering management positions.

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Historically and Culturally Informed about Indigenous Knowledge Systems: FEIT graduates are culturally and historically informed, with awareness of ethical practices when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
B.1 Socially Responsible: Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management graduates define performance requirements and parameters.
C.1 Design Oriented: Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management graduates apply problem solving methods to propose or review management solutions and implementation. They exercise judgement to reflect upon solutions.
D.1 Technically Proficient: Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management graduates apply and evaluate information, concepts and theories in a Management area of practice. plan and review solutions.
E.1 Collaborative and Communicative: Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management graduates communicate and collaborate with team members.
F.1 Reflective: Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management graduates seek and provide constructive reviews of personal and team members skills.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

It is a requirement that the bachelor's degree was completed with no more than 25 per cent of subjects failed.

Applicants who do not satisfy the above academic requirements may be considered on one of the following:

  • Completed Associate Diploma and RATE Diploma; or
  • Completed TAFE/AQF Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or overseas equivalent); or
  • New Zealand technical and vocational NQF Level 5-7

and

  • Minimum two years' full-time equivalent related work experience post completion of study;
  • Submission of resume and proof of work experience.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

This course is offered on a six-month, full-time basis or one-year, part-time basis.

The course is made up of subjects that provide students with flexibility. Classes are usually held in standard mode (weekly attendance) or in block mode (attend classes only two or three times during the session per subject).

Course structure

Students complete 24 credit points of study. A minimum of 18 credit points comes from the core of the Master of Engineering Management and the remainder from core or elective subjects. Elective subjects are to be chosen from postgraduate subjects offered within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology as listed in the elective option; some subjects may need prior approval.

Course completion requirements

CBK90956 Choice (Professional Engineering) 6cp
CBK90959 Choice (Engineering Management) 12cp
CBK90230 Elective (Engineering) 6cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical full-time program is shown below.

full time
Year 1
Autumn or Spring session
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK90956 Choice (Professional Engineering) 6cp  
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK90959 Choice (Engineering Management) 12cp  
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK90230 Elective (Engineering) 6cp  

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management, the Graduate Diploma in Engineering Management (C06110) and the Master of Engineering Management (C04275).

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887) or +61 2 9514 1222
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