Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management

Integrated water management deals with the challenges faced by water managers across the world including flooding and urban design, rural water and sanitation, climate change and water energy. Increasingly leaders are required to have the transdisciplinary skills to enable them to cross social, envrironmental and technological boundaries. This course focuses on building the skills base of students in such areas as critical thinking, problem solving, statistics and data management, knowledge transfer and effective leadership.

Course overview

Course title
Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management
Award abbreviation
GradCertIWM
Course code
72290
Course type
postgraduate certificate
Status
not available in 2018
Administered by
Faculty of Science

Course details

Intake periods
Beginning of year and mid-year
Attendance type
full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
Credit points required
24
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Standard course duration
0.5 years
Time limit
2 years
Delivery mode
internal
Locations offered
Albany
Domestic fee type
Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
Course Coordinator(s)
Dr Barbara Cook
Fees
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Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Note: This course is not available in 2018.

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2018;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

Take all units (12 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
N/AENVT4471Project Management
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Master of Integrated Water Management (72590) or Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management (72390) or Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management (72290)
N/AENVT4472Science of Water
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Master of Integrated Water Management (72590) or Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management (72390) or Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management (72290)

Take unit(s) to the value of 12 points:

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
N/AENVT4473Water, Sustainability and Development
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Master of Integrated Water Management (72590) or Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management (72390) or Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management (72290)
N/AENVT4474Water Governance and Policy
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Master of Integrated Water Management (72590) or Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management (72390) or Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management (72290)
N/AENVT5571Catchment and Aquatic Ecosystem Health
Prerequisites:
ENVT4471 Project Management and ENVT4472 Science of Water
Co-requisites:
ENVT5573 Water and Agricultural Landscapes
N/AENVT5572Water Planning and Economics
Prerequisites:
ENVT4471 Project Management and ENVT4472 Science of Water
Co-requisites:
ENVT5574 Collaborative Planning
N/AENVT5573Water and Agricultural Landscapes
Prerequisites:
ENVT4471 Project Management and ENVT4472 Science of Water
Co-requisites:
ENVT5571 Catchment and Aquatic Ecosystem Health
N/AENVT5574Collaborative Planning
Prerequisites:
ENVT4471 Project Management and ENVT4472 Science of Water
Co-requisites:
ENVT5572 Water Planning and Economics

See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.

Rules

Note: This course is not available in 2018.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a relevant bachelor's degree with honours or a relevant four-year bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 72290 Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management (24 points)
  • 72390 Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management (48 points)
Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. A student who does not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled, or who fails the same unit twice, will not have made satisfactory progress.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10. Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty unless the Faculty determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.