Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Utilities Management)

Course 988-UM (2008)

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Year and Campus: 2008
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Postgraduate Coordinator
Mr Bill Robertson

Faculty of Engineering
Rebecca Randall

Course Overview: The Graduate Program in Utilities Management uses experienced educators, researchers and practitioners in this specialist field.

The program aims to provide participants with the technological and competitive skills needed to effectively and efficiently manage infrastructure in today's rapidly changing environment of the information society.

Themes covered include: asset management, public and private partnerships, strategic planning, and private and public financing.

Objectives: -
Course Structure & Available Subjects: This award consists of two core subjects totaling 25 points plus a number of elective subjects chosen from the Electives List. A student enrolled in the Certificate select level 4 electives or other subjects as approved by the Course Coordinator. A student enrolled in the Certificate is limited to a maximum of 12.5 points by research.
Subject Options: Core Subjects: 25 points
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Elective Subjects
Taken from the Electives List (Master of Utilities Management) or other subjects with the approval of the Course Coordinator.
Entry Requirements: 3 year degree in engineering, science or related discipline

Language Requirements

International students and students whose prior qualifications are from a university overseas where English is not the official language of instruction and examination need to supply proof of academic English language competency. Proof acceptable to the University includes:

Original evidence of an English Language test score at a sitting within the last 24 months of either -

TOEFL - at least 577 and a TWE of at least 4.5 (paper based) or a TOEFL of at least 233 with an Essay Rating of at least 4.5 (computer based)
IELTS - at least 6.5. (A minimum band score of 6 is required in the Academic Writing module).

Entry under a slightly lower Engineering alternative* English Language entry requirement is available as follows:

TOEFL - at least 550, with a TWE of 4 or the computer based TOEFL of at least 213 with an Essay Rating Score of at least 4 and agreeing in writing to undertake and pass an ESL subject in the first semester of study at the University of Melbourne
IELTS - at least 6 and agreeing in writing to undertake and pass an ESL subject in the first semester of study at the University of Melbourne.

* The Faculty of Engineering's English Language alternative may affect the duration and cost of your course.

Core Participation Requirements: -
Further Study: -
Graduate Attributes: -
Generic Skills: -

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