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Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Professional Engineering)


Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Professional Engineering)

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Course resolutions

1 Course codes


Course title


Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Professional Engineering)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Admission to candidature

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Professional Engineering) is an entry program for the Master of Professional Engineering as part of a conversion Masters program. Available places will be offered to qualified applicants in the order in which complete applications are received, according to the following admissions criteria.
Admission to the degree requires a Bachelor of Engineering degree or a Bachelor of Science degree or an equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline, from the University of Sydney or equivalent institution.
In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.

4 Requirements for award

The units of study that are required to be taken for the course are determined by the Director of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies School of Graduate Studies. These units of study will be prescribed in order to meet the assumed knowledge entry requirements of the Master of Professional Engineering.
To qualify for the award of the graduate diploma a candidate must complete 48 credit points.

5 Credit for previous study

Candidates may apply for credit to a maximum of 18 credit points from prior learning.

6 Transitional provisions

These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.