Graduate Diploma of Engineering Science

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

This program is tailored to provide an exit point from the Master of Engineering Science program that will enable students to achieve different career goals without having to complete the entire master program. The program, through a specialised suite of technical courses in seven different majors, will equip graduates with academic, personal, professional, and technical knowledge of Engineering that will allow them to support practising professionals.


  • 8 units: 4 core courses
  • 4 specialisation courses


  • Agricultural engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Power engineering
  • Structural engineering

Standard entry requirements

  • 3 or 4-year engineering or spatial science bachelor degree
  • Or an appropriate 3 or 4-year engineering degree in another unrelated field, or equivalent. English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 3.

Study pathways

Articulate from: Graduate Certificate of Engineering Science; Articulate to: Master of Engineering Science.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
  • Flexible Delivery

Further information

International students on-campus: Agricultural Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Power Engineering specialisations only available for entry in Semester 1. International on-campus students are not eligible for entry in Semester 2. One year full-time study is only available for Semester 1 entry.

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