Graduate Certificate in Engineering Asset Management

Course summary

The management of engineering assets is rapidly evolving into a recognised discipline. The vast majority of engineers in Australia, and around the world, are involved in managing engineering assets. Every day decisions are made that affect the lifecycle cost of a company’s highly valued assets and there are increasing expectations to demonstrate competency and transparency in these decisions.

Engineering Asset Management has evolved into a recognised discipline and this course draws on evolving International Standards and best practice to equip current and future asset managers to make rational decisions in an increasingly uncertain world.

The Graduate Certificate in Engineering Asset Management has been uniquely designed for professionals to develop and enhance their skills in the management of assets.

The Graduate Certificate in Engineering Asset Management ensures continuous improvement in the strategic and tactical response of organisations, and their managers, to the management of infrastructure assets.

The management of engineering assets is rapidly evolving into a recognised discipline. Every day engineers need to make decisions that affect the lifecycle cost of the expensive assets for which they are accountable.

This degree

The Graduate Certificate provides structured learning and development by a taking a problem-based approach. From a strategic framework you will progressively address problems in designing and managing assets. This is achieved through a balanced program of subjects in asset management, science and engineering, with emphasis on practical applications. You will learn concepts and techniques by evaluating potential solutions to challenges faced by organisations.

What you will study

The subjects you will study include Life Cycle and Risk Management, Maintenance Requirement Analysis, Systems Reliability Engineering and either Financial Management for Engineered Assets or an organisational management subject.

Related degrees

Course information

Study area

Engineering

Campus

Wollongong

Course Code

1153

ATAR (UAI)

-

Duration

1 year (2 sessions) part-time

Delivery

Distance, Flexible

Cricos

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

Academic Requirements

A four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree from a recognised institution. Other qualifications. together with relevant professional experience, will be considered.

English Requirements

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

79

18

18

18

18

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Pass (weighted average mark of 50 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.

Fees

2018 Information
Wollongong
Distance

Session Fee: $16,200
Full Course Fee: $16,200

Entry Requirements

A four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree from a recognised institution. Other qualifications. together with relevant professional experience, will be considered.

Fees

2018 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
Wollongong
Flexible

Session Fee: $15,480
Full Course Fee: $15,480

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per session is based on a standard full-time load and is equivalent to 24 credit points, ie 4 subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Distance

Session Fee: $15,480
Full Course Fee: $15,480

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per session is based on a standard full-time load and is equivalent to 24 credit points, ie 4 subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Admission information

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW’s Admissions Procedures Policy, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.


Profile information

This information provides indicative enrolment and an explanation of the basis of admission of students in this course.


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT

This table is intended to show the breakdown of the student group for a course or group of related courses. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed information to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with other factors. For more information on ‘bonus points’ and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants, see ‘Points to UOW’.

ATAR PROFILE OF ATAR-BASED OFFERS IN 2016

ATAR

Selection Rank

Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

75th percentile rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

25th percentile rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

L/N: Low numbers (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)
N/P: Not published (less than 25 ATAR-based offers made)
Understanding ATAR profile data

ATAR refers to the unadjusted, raw ATAR profile for all students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR.
Selection Rank figures represent the ATAR profile of the same student group but includes the impact of ATAR-related adjustments such as 'Points to UOW'.

STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2016.

APPLICANT BACKGROUND

2016 intake

2016 intake (%)

Higher education study

-

-

Vocational education & training study

-

-

Recent secondary education

Basis of admission

ATAR Only

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR)

-

-

Work & life experience

-

-

International students

-

-

All students

-

-

L/N: Low numbers (number of students is less than 5)
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)
Understanding student profile data

Higher education study includes people who have studied a University course or completed a bridging or enabling course.
Vocational education and training (VET) study includes people who have undertaken VET study since leaving school.
ATAR only includes people admitted only on the basis of ATAR, regardless of whether this includes adjustment factors such as equity or bonus points.
ATAR plus additional criteria includes people who were admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test,
early offer conditional on minimum ATAR).
Other criteria only (non-ATAR) includes people admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone,
schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement).
Work & life experience includes people admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above.
International student represents all other students.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

2018 Autumn

Wollongong

Session Commences
26 February 2018

Applications Close
Key dates are:

  • Domestic Applicants: 31 January. Late applications will be accepted where places are available.
    Provided a complete application, including all required supporting documentation has been submitted, on-time applicants will be advised of their application outcome within two weeks of receipt.

  • International Applicants: One week prior to course commencement date.

Session Details
Orientation: 20 - 22 February 2018
Session: 26 February - 21 June 2018

2018 Spring

Wollongong

Session Commences

23 July 2018

Applications Close
29 June 2018. Late applications may be considered if places are available.

Session Details
Orientation: 16 July 2018
Session: 23 July - 15 November 2018

Course structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Asset Management will be able to:

  1. Integrate engineering and management methods with industry standards to solve complex issues in the allocation of resources to ensure the sustained provision of asset intensive operations.
  2. Research and synthesise key information, and apply judgement in asset management system design, planning and implementation.
  3. Interpret complex information and communicate advanced knowledge, ideas and procedures to both expert and non-expert audiences.
  4. Employ independent learning strategies to update own knowledge in the field of engineering asset management and keep pace with innovations in engineering and management techniques, industry trends and standards. 

Course Structure

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Core Subjects
ENGG958Life-Cycle and Risk Management6Autumn
ENGG961Systems Reliability Engineering6Autumn
ENGG960Maintenance Requirement Analysis6Spring
Plus ONE of the following subjects:
ENGG956Financial Management for Engineered Assets6Spring
MGNT903Leading in Contemporary Organisations6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
or other subjects approved by the Course Coordinator.

 

Course Handbook

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Why choose this course

For many decades, UOW’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences has developed postgraduate coursework degrees to provide professional engineers with further training. Well-designed laboratories, practical implementation of skills and an emphasis on innovation ensure graduates have the skills to meet modern engineering challenges. Coursework programs are flexible with many subjects offered at times convenient to busy engineers in full-time employment.<BR><BR>
UOW has a distinguished engineering research reputation, particularly in collaboration with industry, both in Australia and internationally.  This concentration of high quality research has ensured that Engineering at UOW is part of the Go8 - Group of Eight Associates, the top research faculties in Australia.