GD-CHENGR v.1 Graduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering
Course CRICOS Code: 038787B
Graduate Diplomas prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.
This course provides an advanced professional qualification for graduates in engineering or applied science disciplines (not usually for graduate chemical engineers). Applicants will be graduates with qualifications in areas related to chemical engineering and intending to work in the chemical processing industries.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Overview Note
Chemical engineering graduates, especially those with honours, should consider enrolling in the Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) by research.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Graduate Diploma are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au. Applicants generally require a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Specifically, applicants require a recognised degree in engineering or applied science at honours level or a recognised degree in engineering or applied science without honours, but with relevant experience. Applicants without honours degree will be accepted at the discretion of the Head of Department. Applicants with relevant engineering or science degree can be accepted at the discretion of the Head of Department. Transfer from the Graduate Certificate in Chemical Engineering to this course is allowed, subject to the approval of the Head of Department.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
A student who has successfully completed the requirements of an approved intermediate award may apply for graduation in that award subject to approval of Head of School/Department. Fees apply. Intermediate awards approved for this course:
GC-CHENGR Graduate Certificate in Chemical Engineering
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates may qualify for entry to some Master degrees. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.
This course is an exit award of the MC-CHENGR Master of Chemical Engineering.
Graduate Diplomas contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences. They may contain a range of majors/streams for students to choose from to pursue learning in a specialised area of study.
Duration and Availability
This fee paying course is one year full-time study. Two intakes are offered each year, in March and July.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 1||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
|Year 1 Semester 1|
|SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:||100.0|
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|CHEN5011||v.1||Chemical Engineering Design Project||12.0||50.0|
|SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:||50.0|
|Optional Units (No Year Level Specified)||Hrs/Wk||Credit|
|CHEN5000||v.1||Process Heat Transfer||3.5||25.0|
|CHEN5042||v.1||Fluid and Particle Processes||5.0||25.0|
|CHEN5041||v.1||Process Instrumentation and Control||5.5||25.0|
|CHEN5005||v.1||Mass Transfer Operations||6.0||25.0|
|CHEN5006||v.1||Process Safety and Risk Management||5.0||25.0|
|CHEN5039||v.1||Advanced Separation Processes||5.0||25.0|
|CHEN5020||v.1||Mass and Energy Balances||5.0||25.0|
|CHEN5017||v.1||Process Plant Engineering||5.0||25.0|
|CHEN5022||v.1||Fundamentals of Air Pollution Control||3.0||12.5|
|CHEM5002||v.1||Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention in Liquids||4.0||25.0|
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