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Start Date
February
July

Duration
0.5 year(s) full-time

Program Code
LCEB

SATAC Code
4GC076 (Internal)

Study as
Part-time

Key features

  • Learn fundamental engineering theories in areas such as quality management, project planning and control, energy management and intelligent production processes.
  • A pathway to the UniSA Master of Engineering (Engineering Management).
  • Ranked number one in South Australia for engineering research, with research rated well above world-class1.

1 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

Snapshot

Snapshot

Taught by world-class lecturers and researchers, this graduate certificate will get you up to speed with the latest practices in engineering operations management.

You will learn about quality management, project planning and control, energy management and intelligent production processes. You’ll also learn about the latest research methods.

This postgraduate degree is offered as part of a suite of three programs (graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master). Each qualification extends to the next, so you can easily transition to a master level qualification. 

If you finish this graduate certificate and want to do further study, consider going on to the Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Engineering Management) or the Master of Engineering (Engineering Management).

Why Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Engineering Management)

Why this Degree

UniSA is ranked number one in South Australia for engineering research, our research is rated well above world-class1.

You will study a fundamental course in professional engineering practice and three elective courses that explore the foundations of engineering management.

1 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

Real-world connections

UniSA collaborates with over 2,500 companies worldwide – we offer our students plenty of opportunities to get hands-on experience and make industry connections.

We also have very strong research concentrations that provide a dynamic learning and research base for students. All have state-of-the-art facilities, with world renowned links and associations.

We also host regular University-wide employee master classes and employment expos, and alumni events in Australia and overseas.

Your career

Engineering professionals find employment in engineering consulting firms, construction companies, and local, state and federal government. Careers to consider:

  • energy manager: monitoring and reducing energy usage; understanding where and how energy is used; highlight energy reduction across business, projects and work sites
  • quality assurance manager: working with management and staff to establish procedures and quality standards and to monitor these against agreed targets; writing management and technical reports; determining training needs; promoting change and improvement in performance and quality
  • engineering business development manager: developing and maintaining excellent client relationships; working with new and existing clients to create new business and identify new markets; proposing business ventures, providing project details, writing business proposals, meeting business revenue targets

Industry facts

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Over the past two years engineering vacancies in Australia increased by 42.2 per cent1.

1 Vacancies for Engineers January 2017 Update, Engineers Australia

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In 2016, engineering vacancies in Australia increased from 2,423 (January) to 3,230 (December)1.

1 Vacancies for Engineers January 2017 Update, Engineers Australia

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Ranked number one in South Australia for engineering research by 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia, with research rated well above world-class.

 

What you'll learn

What you Learn

You will learn fundamental engineering theories in areas such as quality management, project planning and control, energy management and intelligent manufacturing systems.

Study hours

For each course you study, you will need to allocate time for various classes such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, seminars and practicals. Plus you will need additional hours to study in your own time to complete assignments, readings and projects and contribute to online discussion forums. So as a general rule, if you are studying full-time you would need to allocate 12 – 26 hours of study when at university and 14 – 28 hours of independent study per week.

Assessment

Assessment

Your studies at UniSA will incorporate both practical, professionally-focused and research-based learning, so assessment types will vary. You can expect them to include:

  • reports and project documentation
  • essays and assignments
  • examinations
  • group projects and presentations

Global opportunities

Enrich your studies and your life – make overseas study part of your qualification. Australian and international students may have the option to do an exchange, short-term program or study tour overseas. We have links with universities worldwide. You can choose short-term or semester-long study from a range of universities and countries depending on your area of study and cultural interests.

Take a look at the global opportunities available.

Global opportunities

What courses you'll study

Structure

Course name Area and cat no. Units Reference  
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
Professional Engineering Practice E EEET 3033 4.5
Elective
Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)
Elective
Elective 4.5

My diverse research interests include machine vision systems and digital image processing, discrete-event systems, engineering management, supply chain management, robotics and automation. I have published over 100 international journal and conference papers.

Dr Sang-Heon Lee

Program Director

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Dr Sang-Heon Lee

Program Director

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Scholarships

Every year, over 2,500 UniSA students are supported in their studies through scholarships and grants worth millions of dollars. Check out the scholarships below. One of them may be perfect for you. Visit our scholarship search page for more.

Your campus

We have six campuses in metropolitan and regional areas, each with advanced facilities including modern lecture theatres, libraries, laboratories, and areas that simulate real work environments.

Location This degree is delivered at the following campus.

Your study experience

Our campuses have fantastic facilities including modern lecture theatres, libraries, workshops, laboratories, tech zones, and areas that simulate real work environments. You’ll also find student gyms and campus sport activities to keep you active. We also offer flexible study options, with online resources available for accessing lecture recordings, virtual classrooms, library resources and learning support. 

Adelaide has a variety of accommodation options to suit different requirements and budgets. Options include dedicated student accommodation or private rentals. See our long-term accommodation pages for plenty of options. If you need somewhere to live, our new student accommodation by urbanest is on Bank Street in Adelaide’s lively cultural precinct, a perfect location for students. It is within easy reach of UniSA’s city and metropolitan campuses, Rundle Mall shopping, the Central Market, Chinatown, and the West End’s vibrant nightlife. It is also across the road from the Adelaide train station, and on bus and tram routes.

Student services

Student services

Our student support services can make your life at university easier. We provide a full range of support services including academic and personal counselling. You can also access a range of services through our students association, USASA. When you become a UniSA student you can contact Campus Central for help with anything related to your degree. They will help you with your enrolment, ID cards, fees, timetables and any other questions you might have.

24/7 digital environment

Our learnonline facilities include a personal learning environment with virtual classrooms, lecture recordings, emails, learning support, administration, library access and results. The environment is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you can tailor your learning to your life. We are continually investing in innovative digital technologies for a high-quality student learning experience.

Student services

How to apply

Applying to study with us:

  • go to the top of this page and make note of the SATAC code, then click Apply
  • you will be redirected through to the SATAC website to continue your application

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