Graduate Diploma of Engineering

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering delivers skills and applied competencies to students who wish to further their engineering knowledge and progress to become a professional engineer. It also provides a broadening program for current professional engineers who wish to further develop their engineering skills. The Graduate Diploma in Engineering is designed to train and enhance professional practice, advance technical and specialist skills, and provide an opportunity to put theory into practice with applied projects and research. The degree also delivers the strategic project management and communication skills essential for practising engineers. This degree provides a pathway to the UOW Master of Engineering, which is professionally accredited by Engineers Australia.


You will study a core of key engineering subjects in Innovation and Design, Advanced Laboratory, Communication and ICT Workplace Practice and Engineering Research Method. You will undertake four elective subjects in your chosen field of either computer, electrical or telecommunications engineering.

Standard entry requirements

  • At least a recognised three-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with an equivalent average mark of 60%
  • Or a four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with an equivalent average mark of 50%.

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma will be eligible to apply for advanced standing of 48 credit points into the Master of Engineering (majors: Computer, Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong Domestic: $32,688
International: $37,536

Further information

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. 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 the Engineering at UOW is part of the Go8 - Group of Eight Associates, the top research faculties in Australia.

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