Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Engineering Project Management)

Course 998-PM (2008)

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


Course Coordinator Assoc. Professor Colin Duffield E: Faculty of Engineering Rebecca Randall E:
Course Overview: The Graduate Program in Engineering Project Management is designed to assist participants relate the engineering profession to management and more specifically to project management. The program seeks to broaden participants expectations of the scope of their ability to contribute to society and its needs.

The program is intended to meet the needs of graduates in disciplines requiring an advanced understanding of the theoretical and practical principles of the project management function, the whole process of project procurement, and how to lead a project team, establish staff employment conditions and develop appropriate mechanisms and styles for project communication. Participants are able to focus on skill development in the sectors most relevant to them.

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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 Diploma is limited to 50 points of level 5 subjects, and is limited to a maximum of 25 points by research.

Subject Options: Core Subjects: 25 points
Study Period Commencement:
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Elective Subjects
Plus elective subjects chosen from Electives List or such other subjects as are approved by the Course Coordinator (not more than 25 points by research).
See the Master of Engineering Project Management for electives.
Entry Requirements: 3 year degree at honours level 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.

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