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Professional Engineering
GD-PROENG

Professional Engineering

Graduate diploma

Designed for graduates with an engineering, science or technology degree, this course will help you specialise in a new discipline.

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  • Qualification
    Graduate Diploma in Professional Engineering
  • Duration
    1 year full-time
  • Credit
    200
  • CRICOS
    098139D
  • Location
    Curtin Perth
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Deadlines for applying direct to Curtin

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Semester 1, 2023

Applications now open!

12 February 2023

Semester 2, 2023

10 April 2023

6 July 2023

Semester 1, 2024

14 August 2023

8 February 2024

Semester 2, 2024

8 April 2024

4 July 2024

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Why study Professional Engineering at Curtin?

Cutting-edge

Learn to apply your studies to real industry challenges and situations.

Professional recognition

Graduates will qualify for the Master of Professional Engineering where they will meet Stage 1 competencies for professional engineer status.

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022.

Outline

Outline

This course is designed for those who wish to convert into a different engineering discipline, or from an undergraduate science or technology degree. It provides foundational knowledge, skills and professional competencies for an engineer in your chosen discipline.

You can choose one of the following specialisations:

On completion you will qualify to enter the Master of Professional Engineering where you will meet the Stage 1 academic requirements for chartered status as a professional engineer.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

What you'll learn

  • apply technical and theoretical knowledge and skills to identify and evaluate innovative solutions to complex engineering problems
  • recognise the importance of culture, including that of local First Peoples, and be able to work respectfully and productively across cultures
  • analyse contemporary industry needs generate creative and innovative engineering solutions
  • apply engineering skills and knowledge, sustainability frameworks, and ethical approaches to address issues of international relevance
  • use technology to facilitate problem solving and communicate effective and innovative solutions in an engineering context
  • recognise the role of a professional engineer in society and work ethically and morally to develop a professional profile as an engineer

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.

Applicants require a Bachelor degree or equivalent from a relevant science or engineering discipline for entry into the course.

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

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 & charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Fee year: 2023

Student type Cost
Domestic $29,033*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2023

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2024

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2025

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • 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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