As a student in this certificate, you will learn to describe, investigate and analyse complex engineering systems and their associated issues, as well as exposit the various interests and expectations of organisational stakeholders, including legal, social, economicc, ethical and environmental issues.
You'll hone your creative problem-solving skills and learn to anticipate the consequences of intended actions and projects and how they are managed by individuals and organisations. Utilising existing and developing knowledge, you will be able to apply your understanding of engineering fundamentals and specialist knowledge to predict and manage engineering activities.
In addition to advanced research skills, you will also develop excellent professional practice, developing the ability to initiate, plan, lead and manage engineering activities, projects and teams. Applying systematic approaches of conduct and practice, you will be able to communicate effectively with your colleagues, stakeholders and clients, and maintain a sense of personal and professional responsibility throughout your career.
You will also enjoy the flexibility of postgraduate study, with some subjects offered on-campus and some offered online. You will learn through a mix of study modes, including lectures, presentations, tutorials and written assignments, most of which are held throughout the semester with occasional weekend workshops.
Assessment in this qualification may come in the form of examinations, assignments and projects, reflective journals, assessed tutorials or presentations, and self- and peer-assessment.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.