UWA Handbook 2017

Course details

Graduate Certificate in Executive Engineering

This course may be studied as a pathway to the Master of Executive Engineering, or by those looking for professional development options in areas of study available within the Master of Executive Engineering.

Course overview

Course overview

Course titleGraduate Certificate in Executive Engineering
Award abbreviationGradCertEE
Course code61290
Course typepostgraduate certificate
Statuscurrent / 2017
Administered byFaculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
COURSE DETAILS
  
Intake periodsBeginning of year only
Attendance typefull-time only
Credit points required24
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Standard course duration0.5 years
Time limit2 years
Delivery modeinternal
Locations offeredUWA (Perth)
Domestic fee typePostgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
Course Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Cara MacNish

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

Course structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; N/A = not available in 2017; NS = non-standard teaching period

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2018 or 2019.

Take all units (12 points):

N/AGENG5801Engineering Asset Management
NSOGEG5801Introduction to Oil and Gas Engineering

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

Group A

N/AGENG5802Asset Failures
NSGENG5803Investment Management for Field Development
N/AGENG5804Decision Making Under Risk
N/AOGEG5802Introduction to Offshore Engineering
S1OGEG5803Reservoir Engineering
N/AOGEG5804Petroleum Geology and Geophysics
N/AOGEG5805Drilling Engineering
N/AOGEG5806Process Simulation
N/AOGEG5807Subsea Technology
N/AOGEG5808Offshore Structures

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

Rules

Rules

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and 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) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(ii) at least two years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course;

or

(b) a level of education and at least five years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.

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:

  • 61290 Graduate Certificate in Executive Engineering (24 points)
  • 61590 Master of Executive Engineering (72 points)

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points which must include course core units and specialisation units. The course comprises the following specialisations:

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

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

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.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress is assigned the status of 'Good Standing'.

(2) Unless the relevant board determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances—

(a) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

(b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the second time is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

(c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the third time is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded'.

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.