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Graduate Certificate in Corrosion Engineering
A unique corrosion qualification for engineering and science graduates
Advance your engineering career. Uncover the principles of corrosion—dig into causes and management. Use your graduate certificate as a stepping stone towards further study, or to secure your position in the defence, energy or resource industries.
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- 01 Nov 20
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On completion of the degree students will be able to:
- apply corrosion theories and principles to account for corrosion causes, failures and prevention strategies
- analyse a range of practical corrosion-related problems (case-studies) or situations potentially impacted by corrosion and propose viable and/or creative solutions
- acquire relevant corrosion-related data from the literature and other sources, and interpret or re-interpret the data in synthesising practical reports
- use professional language and technically accurate written work to effectively communicate with corrosion engineers, operators and managers
- describe the corrosion characteristics of engineering materials, corrosion testing methods, prevention technologies, and explain their strength and limitations
- demonstrate self-reliance, motivation and initiative in planning and managing own learning
- describe major international corrosion prevention standards and practices, and their differences
- be aware of the cultural impact of engineering or related operations
- demonstrate behaviours which support and uphold expectations of practicing engineers and the engineering profession.
Corrosion and Material Engineer, Asset Integrity Engineer. In addition, corrosion is an interdisciplinary science. Therefore, engineers or scientists from different disciplines whose work may be relevant to degradation of metals and engineering materials either by unfolding mechanisms or designing prevention and control plans can also benefit from undertaking this degree.
Applicants are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at: https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/english-language-requirements/accepted-english-proficiency-tests/. Applicants generally require a Bachelor Degree or equivalent credit gained for recognised learning. Any specific degree entry and completion requirements must also be met. Specifically, applicants require a recognised bachelor degree in engineering or science, with the equivalent of first year chemistry, or recognised relevant work experience. Students via this pathway may be required to undertake additional not for degree subjects such as first year chemistry.
Work and Life
Applicants generally require a Bachelor Degree or equivalent credit gained for recognised learning. Any specific degree entry and completion requirements must also be met. Specifically, applicants require a recognised bachelor degree in engineering or science, with the equivalent of first year chemistry, or recognised relevant work experience.
If you are applying based on work experience you will need to meet the English Proficiency requirements.
Students via this pathway may be required to undertake additional not for degree subjects such as first year chemistry.
English Proficiency Requirements
If your education degrees were not solely in English, as per the International Handbook of Universities or the World Higher Education database, or you are applying based on work experience you will need to meet the English Proficiency requirements. Admission requires an overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) (or equivalent test) score of at least 6.5 and competence in all test components (IELTS score of 6.0).
Please refer to the 'Minimum English Entry Requirements' document at http://students.curtin.edu.au/local/docs/English_List.pdf.
Applicants are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at: https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/english-language-requirements/accepted-english-proficiency-tests/
*** Please Note: If any academic or legal document is not in English, you must provide a colour scan of the non-English documents, including a colour scan of the official English translations of these documents. This is for comparison purposes. ***
Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) is assessed on individual merit and is awarded for different types of learning, for example, studies you have previously completed or for relevant work experience.
Students must be admitted in an award degree of study before lodging their completed CRL application, along with all required supporting documentation for a formal assessment.
To apply for CRL, please visit the Curtin University website: https://study.curtin.edu.au/credit/
It is important to note accepted documentation includes scans of the original Transcripts and/or Award Certificate; front and back; in colour; and original size. For further information see the scanned documents and certification requirements and guidelines.
More information about the policies and procedures related to CRL assessment and appealing a CRL assessment outcome can be found in the Credit for Recognised Learning manual (PDF).
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This Curtin University Corrosion Engineering Degree is unique to the region and offers an opportunity to study from your home location. This degree provides an advanced professional qualification for graduates in engineering or science disciplines.
This fee-paying degree is six months full-time or equivalent part-time study.
Recommended Study Pattern
The degree is designed in such a way that students can choose to enrol in either full time or part time basis. However, it is mandatory to enrol and complete ENR500 Principles of Corrosion prior to ENR540, ENR550, ENR560, and ENR570.
Successful completion of 4 subjects; each with 0.125 EFTSL.
This degree is an exit award to the Graduate Diploma of Corrosion Engineering and the Master of Science (Corrosion Engineering).
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You can apply for government funding or pay up-front.