Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 4 units
- 0.5 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Broaden your career pathway
USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) is ideal if you have a three year engineering degree and you want to extend your knowledge in electrical and electronic engineering.
If you studied your undergraduate degree in a different area of engineering, this degree will allow you to change your career path and specialise in electrical and electronic engineering.
Through this four unit degree, you will study advanced level electrical and electronic engineering, empowering you to apply engineering principles to the design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical and/or electronic plants and equipment.
The Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology is not accredited by any professional bodies, but is accredited by the University of Southern Queensland.
As an electrical and electronic engineering graduate, you could work in electronics, computer engineering, robotics, telecommunications, microwaves, fibre optics, biomedical engineering, power stations, defence services, electricity networks and government departments.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 4676|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 11920|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- An Australian university three-year Bachelor degree in engineering, science or technology, or equivalent
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Friday 19 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.