Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Engineering Management

2020 course information for Domestic Students
2020 course information for International Students

updated 8:11 PM on Fri, 16 April

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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Duration
0.5 years full-time; 1 year part-time
0.5 years full-time; 1 year part-time
Location
Online
Online
Start date
July
June
Course code
1008501
Course abbreviation
GradCertSEM
Credit points
48
Equivalent units
4
CRICOS
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Fees
Commonwealth supported
Fees
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Please note, some locations may not have all intake periods available. See the full availability details for further information.

Course overview

Take the next step in an occupation experiencing very strong growth, according to the Government's Job Outlook. Engineering managers are leaders who work across a spectrum of industries, planning, directing and coordinating operations.

This course is ideal for engineers and engineering management professionals who wish to enhance their skills, increase their career opportunities and incorporate sustainable business practices.

Based on leading learning-by-doing methods, the course includes simulated managing scenarios where you can develop insight and skills to develop and manage sustainable cities and projects for the future.

This course is also a pathway to the Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration. Successful completion of this Graduate Certificate will guarantee entry and credit towards this double degree.

Take the next step in an occupation experiencing very strong growth, according to the Government's Job Outlook. Engineering managers are leaders who work across a spectrum of industries, planning, directing and coordinating operations.

This course is ideal for engineers and engineering management professionals who wish to enhance their skills, increase their career opportunities and incorporate sustainable business practices.

Based on leading learning-by-doing methods, the course includes simulated managing scenarios where you can develop insight and skills to develop and manage sustainable cities and projects for the future.

This course is also a pathway to the Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration. Successful completion of this Graduate Certificate will guarantee entry and credit towards this double degree.

Current Southern Cross students – to access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook.

Entry requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. A four (4) year undergraduate degree in engineering, or in a cognate discipline; or
  2. A three (3) year undergraduate degree in engineering, or in a cognate discipline, plus at least two (2) years of documented relevant work experience; or
  3. Demonstrated relevant prior learning and/or relevant industry experience deemed equivalent to items a. or b. above.

Credit for prior learning

Successful completion of this course provides guaranteed entry and four units of advanced standing into the Masters of Engineering/Masters of Business Management.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows

CategoryScore
Overall6.5
Listeningminimum 6.0
Speakingminimum 6.0
Readingminimum 6.0
Writingminimum 6.0

About the course

Students complete these core units:
  • Advanced Communication
  • Smart Liveable Cities.
And a choice of these elective units:
  • Risk and Resilience Engineering
  • Stakeholder Engagement in Engineering
  • Engineering Management for a Sustainable Future
  • Organisational Behaviour.
 

Domestic students

LocationSession
Online2

International students

LocationSession
Online2

How to apply

Where and when do you want to study?

Applications for this course are made directly to Southern Cross University via our online application service.

Applications are not available for 2020. Please select a different year above or see Course Options for courses currently offered.

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Why choose SCU?

Excellence in research

Outstanding ratings of 'at world standard' or above in 23 research fields.

Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2018

Top 200 Young Universities

Only 25 years young and ranked in the top 200 universities in the world.

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Outstanding student support

5-Star Student Support across undergraduate and postgraduate studies

Good Universities Guide 2021

Learning outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Course Learning Outcome

Exercise cognitive and technical skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise engineering and management knowledge to generate and evaluate solutions to complex problems.

Apply specialised technical and creative skills in a range of professional engineering and management contexts.

Make high level, independent, ethical judgments related to complex engineering problems.

Demonstrate and apply specialised knowledge and professional skills within a broader systematic and coherent body of knowledge related to engineering management.

Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for acquiring new knowledge and applying it to engineering management problems.

Effectively communicate engineering and management ideas, concepts and arguments to a variety of audiences.

Demonstrate cultural competence in application of engineering management skills and knowledge in global settings.


Assessment methods

Units typically include written and/or oral assignments that match real-life work tasks: reports, literature reviews, discussion board posts, case studies, presentations, research studies and plans. We support your performance via activities that scaffold learning and act as a rehearsal space for the assessments.

Teaching methods

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Career opportunities

Graduates will have enhanced employment opportunities within organisations seeking engineers with advanced skills in management, technology and problem solving. The course prepares students for entry into senior engineering roles as well as management, leadership or consultant roles within a diverse range of industries.

This course is also a pathway to further study - graduates gain entry and four units of credit into the Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration.

Professional placement

Professional placement is not a requirement of this course.

Professional recognition

Units undertaken in this course may count towards your continuing professional development (CPD) requirements with Engineers Australia or your relevant professional registering body.

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Domestic future
students

Call 1800 626 481 during business hours.

International future
students

Call +61 2 6620 3876 during business hours.

Current
students

Email: enquiry@scu.edu.au
Call 1800 005 687 during business hours.


Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Engineering Management students must complete the equivalent of 4 singleweighted units (48 credit points) comprising:


Course structure