This Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Civil: Structural) addresses specific core competencies and associated underpinning knowledge required of structural engineers.
This program is offered standalone or as an exit point after the first year of the two-year master’s degree.
What will I learn/gain:
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The program covers 8 core units that cover a diverse range of topics geared to producing well-rounded graduates equipped with the knowledge that employers require. Students with a background in civil, construction, transport, and infrastructure engineering will especially benefit from this program as it prepares them for further career development in the structural engineering industry.
The program is delivered on a part-time intensive basis over 4 terms, each of 12 weeks..
|Term||Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|Term 1||MCS501||Structural Analysis||3|
|Term 1||MCS502||Advanced Engineering Materials||3|
|Term 2||MCS503||Structural Design Part 1 – Advanced Topics on Reinforced Concrete Design||3|
|Term 2||MCS504||Project, Design and Construction Management||3|
|Term 3||MCS505||Advanced Structural Engineering Methods Part 1||3|
|Term 3||MCS506||Structural Design Part 2 – Advanced Topics on Steel Design||3|
|Term 4||MCS507||Structural Dynamics||3|
|Term 4||DENG601 / MXX501/601||Engineering Practice and Key Research Methodologies||3|
To gain entry into this program, we require applicants to hold:
* With integrated compulsory twelve-week professional industry experience, training or project work of which six weeks are directly supervised by a professional/eligible professional engineer as determined by EIT.
** Congruent field of practice means one of the following with adequate Civil Engineering content (fields not listed below to be considered by the Dean and the Admissions Committee on a case-by-case basis):
***Applicants may have a maximum of one individual band of 5.5 and be granted entry subject to the provision of English language support by EIT.
Please note: meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry to our programs. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.
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Dr. Ana Evangelista (Course Coordinator, Civil Engineering)
Dr.Shasha Wang (Expertise in Ultra-High-Performance Concrete – UHPC and Sustainability)
Dr. Hadi Harb (Research engineer – Artificial Intelligence and Audio Signal Processing projects)
Dr Mohammad Khan (Experienced in Durability and Structural Analysis of Concrete Structures)
Dr Pejman Sabet (Expertise in Sustainability, Value engineering, Construction Productivity)
Dr Ahmad Firouzianhaji (Experienced in Steel Structures and Earthquake Engineering)
Dr Subhra Majhi (Experienced in Numerical Methods and Structural Analysis)
Like all Australian higher education providers and universities, EIT programs are accredited by the exacting standards of the Australian Government’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). This Graduate Diploma is a formally recognized qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Find out more about country-specific accreditation and professional recognition.
This course is classified as Level 8 under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Potential job roles include engineering and management positions in the following areas of expertise:
The online graduate diploma is delivered on a part-time intensive basis over 4 terms, each of 12 weeks. Part-time students are expected to spend approximately 20 hours per week learning the program material and completing assessments. This includes attending tutorials.
Applications are open for our upcoming intakes. You must submit your application at least four weeks before the start date to be considered for your desired intake.
A census date is the date at which an enrolment is considered to be final. Any withdrawal you make after the study period census date will incur an academic penalty (for example, a fail grade) and a financial penalty (for example, no refund of your student contribution or tuition fees). See our current census dates.
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