Graduate Certificate in Engineering Science

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

The Graduate Certificate of Engineering Science program is suited to practising engineers and other graduates wishing to pursue a specialised range of courses to enhance their career opportunities in a particular area. It also provides an opportunity to those who have significant relevant professional experience but limited formal qualifications to study in a specialist area at the graduate level.

Designed for

Engineers and other graduates with appropriate experience wishing to pursue study to enhance their career opportunities in a particular area


Students must complete 24UOC of courses to be eligible for the degree. This degree is offered in different specialisations. They may be broad or narrow, and include options that cross the traditional disciplinary boundaries in the Faculty. Some specialisations may include approved courses outside the Faculty of Engineering. A number of specialisation courses may be offered in both internal and external attendance modes and may be delivered in regular sessions, block or intensive modes on or off campus.


  • Civil engineering
  • Geospatial engineering

Standard entry requirements

In order to be admitted to the program students need a recognised four year Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline of engineering with a minimum 65% average.

Study pathways

The program articulates to the Graduate Diploma of Engineering Science program with full credit for courses completed in the Graduate Certificate program. Students may exit from this proposed program with a Graduate Certificate award if they have completed the required course requirements. A credit average (65%) is generally required to articulate to the next level in the sequence.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington Yes
  • Full-time : 0.5 years

Further information

Those without a recognised four year Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline of engineering with a minimum 65% average are required to argue their prior learning is equivalent to this qualification. For example, a 3- or 4-year Bachelor of Engineering or Science combined with relevant discipline experience (exact positions and roles that will be considered relevant to be decided by each specialisation) may be recognised.

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