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Mineral and Energy Economics
GC-MNEREC

Minerals and Energy Economics

Graduate certificate

Advance your mining career, specialising in economic, financial and management issues.

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Course outline
  • Qualification
    Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Economics
  • Duration

    Duration

    6 months full-time
  • Credit

    Credit

    100
  • CRICOS

    CRICOS

    018030B
  • Location

    Location

    Perth city
Course outline

Deadlines for applying direct to Curtin

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Trimester 1, 2024

4 September 2023

Applications now closed!

Trimester 3, 2024

Applications now open!

25 August 2024

Trimester 1, 2025

22 July 2024

15 December 2024

Trimester 3, 2025

19 May 2025

28 August 2025

Course outline

Outline

Outline

This course will introduce you to economic, financial and management issues relevant to the mineral and energy sectors. You can tailor your studies to suit your professional needs and interests. 

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

What you'll learn

  • examine and evaluate economic and financial models and trends that affect the minerals and energy sector
  • analyse problems and issues that pertain to the mineral and energy sector and incorporate evidenced based solutions
  • access appropriate database sources and evaluate and synthesise information from these and other sources to make valid and supported judgments about issues
  • develop skills in communication to allow decision making in a business setting; recognise the different approaches needed to communicate with different audiences

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Specifically, applicants require a bachelor degree and at least two years post-degree, relevant work experience.  Applicants without an undergraduate degree will be considered on the basis of significant work experience (at least eight years) at a recognisable level of responsibility.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.0

Application Requirements

If you’re applying for the Graduate Certificate in Mineral and Energy Economics course, please select the ‘How to Apply’ button for further instructions. You’ll also need to include an employer recommendation form and a referee report with your application. All applicants will need to submit a copy of their CV/resume highlighting prior work experience and roles that they have held.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

2024 Fee year:

$16,185*

Domestic

Domestic

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

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Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2024

Trimester 1
  • On campus
Trimester 3
  • On campus

2025

Trimester 1
  • On campus
Trimester 3
  • On campus

2026

Trimester 1
  • On campus
Trimester 3
  • On campus

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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  • Curtin course code: GC-MNEREC
  • CRICOS code: 018030B
  • Last updated on: 30 May 2024

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