This program will equip the student with a multitude of tools and techniques required to implement a Safety Management System (SMS) in accordance with relevant international standards.
This program is offered standalone or as an exit point after the first year of the two-year master’s degree.
You may also be eligible to enter the Doctor of Engineering program upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma and meeting other relevant criteria.
What will I learn/gain:
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The Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Safety, Risk and Reliability) program offers eight core units that address specific core competencies and the associated knowledge and aptitudes required of safety, risk and reliability engineers. Students with a background in chemical, process, mechanical, instrumentation & control, electrical, or industrial plant and systems engineering will be particularly well-placed to benefit from this program as it is designed to prepare you for further career development in these industries.
|Term||Unit Code||Subjects||Credit Points|
|Module 1||MSR501||Introduction to Safety Engineering and Risk Management||3|
|Module 2||MSR502||Incident / Accident Investigations and Learning from Disasters||3|
|Module 3||MSR503||Health, Safety, Environment and Workplace Safety||3|
|Module 4||MSR504||Human Factors Engineering||3|
|Module 5||MSR505||Safety Systems – Tools and Methods||3|
|Module 6||MSR506||Process Safety and System Safety Engineering||3|
|Module 7||MSR507||The Safety Lifecycle, Risk Reduction, Safety Management||3|
|Module 8||MSR508||Data Analysis and Statistics||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 Industrial Automation 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.
Please check the Documentation Guidelines for your application.
Dr. Arti Siddhpura (Course Coordinator)
Unit Coordinators and Lecturers:
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).
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.
The on-campus graduate diploma is delivered over 2 semesters, each of 15 weeks. Full time students will spend about 40 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.
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