Graduate Diploma in Engineering (exit only)

  • Effective from: 2021
  • Approved Abbreviation: GradDipEng
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 3694
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 074194F

This program applies to students who commenced in 2021 or later. 

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

For commencement year 2020, please refer to: 3694.2 Graduate Diploma in Engineering (exit only)

For commencement year 2015-2019, please refer to: 3694.1 Graduate Diploma in Engineering (exit only)

This is an exit award only. Students may choose to exit the Master of Engineering after completing 120 Credit Points with the Graduate Diploma in Engineering.

3693 Master of Engineering

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering provides an opportunity for professionals in Engineering and recent graduates to adapt to a dynamically developing and changing technological environment through the upgrading of their skills and knowledge. The program provides students with opportunities to foster a culture of life-long learning. Graduates of the program will have a foundation to maintain their skills as their specialised professional field evolves.

Study Mode

One and a half years full time or three years part-time.

Program Advice

Program Advice

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Full Time Internal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Part Time Internal See above

Admission

Graduate Diploma in Engineering will not be offered to commencing students. It will be made available only as an exit point for Master of Engineering students.

Program Structure

Qualification for the award of Graduate Diploma in Engineering requires the successful completion of 120 credit points as follows:

40cps of core subjects plus

60cps of single major subjects plus

20cps of elective subjects at level 7.

To complete some of the components within the subjects in this program, students may be required to travel to other Western Sydney University campuses.

Core Subjects for Graduate Diploma

Subject Title Credit Points
ENGR 7019Specialised Software Applications10
CIVL 7014Sustainable Systems10
ENGR 7028Engineering Project 1 (PG)20
Total Credit Points40

Majors

All students must enrol in a major before enrolling in their subjects

Graduate Diploma in Engineering students can choose a single major by following the course structure.

Elective Subjects

Elective subjects must be chosen from level 7 subjects. Student can check available university-wide subjects at level 7 and the subject enrolment requirements from handbook.

Recommended Sequence

Start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
ENGR 7019 Specialised Software Applications 10
Three major subjects (see Note) 30
 Credit Points40
Spring session
CIVL 7014 Sustainable Systems 10
Three major subjects or elective subjects 30
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
ENGR 7028 Engineering Project 1 (PG) 20
Two major subjects or elective subjects 20
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points120

Note

(1) Students must carefully follow the requirements of their chosen single major in order to qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Engineering award. If unsure, students must seek the advice of the Academic Program Advisor.

(2) Major subject offering is subject to sufficient demand and may not be offered annually.

(3) Elective subjects must be at Level 7.

Mid-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
CIVL 7014 Sustainable Systems 10
Three major subjects (see Note) 30
 Credit Points40
Autumn session
ENGR 7019 Specialised Software Applications 10
Three major subjects or elective subjects 30
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Spring session
ENGR 7028 Engineering Project 1 (PG) 20
Two major subjects or elective subjects 20
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points120

Note

(1) Students must carefully follow the requirements of their chosen single major in order to qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Engineering award. If unsure, students must seek the advice of the Academic Program Advisor.

(2) Major subject offering is subject to sufficient demand and may not be offered annually.

(3) Elective subjects must be at Level 7.