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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Engineering

Managing facultyEngineering
Abbreviated titleGradCertInfraEng&Mgt
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)1 year PT
Study mode and locationOff-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3264
Contact details

Visit http://eng.monash.edu.au/civil/current/rts/infrastructure

Course coordinator

Visit http://eng.monash.edu.au/civil/current/rts

Notes

  • International students are only able to study this course in their country of residence.
  • Part-time study only.

Description

This graduate certificate provides a course of study for infrastructure engineering and management professionals wishing to expand their skills in areas of relevance to the planning, design, management and operation of facilities.

Objectives

Graduates will:

  • understand the need to plan, develop and maintain infrastructure at a high level
  • evaluate alternative projects and policies in a rigorous manner
  • plan and execute the development of infrastructure projects
  • communicate their arguments effectively to teams and clients
  • critically evaluate their work and the work of others.

Credit for prior studies

A maximum of 25 per cent of course requirements for previous postgraduate level studies not considered for any awards may be credited for prior study. Credits or exemptions will not be granted for undergraduate qualifications.

Structure

This course comprises four units:

  • two units from the list of core units
  • one unit from the list of engineering electives
  • one unit from the list of Business and Economics electives.

The number of units required may vary depending on whether any credit has been granted for prior studies.

Requirements

Core units

Select two units from:

  • CIV5310 Infrastructure project and policy evaluation
  • CIV5311 Infrastructure project management
  • CIV5312 Asset management I
  • CIV5313 Asset management II

Engineering electives

Select one unit from:

  • CIV5261 Flood management in urban and rural environments
  • CIV5262 Planning and design of urban stormwater management measures
  • CIV5263 Hydraulics of sewerage systems
  • CIV5264 Management of water resources and related infrastructure
  • CIV5301 Traffic engineering fundamentals
  • CIV5302 Road traffic: Engineering and management
  • CIV5304 Intelligent transport systems
  • CIV5306 Road safety engineering
  • CIV5307 Parking policy and design

Business and Economics electives

Progression to further studies

Students who have satisfactorily completed 24 points with a minimum mark of 65 per cent average may articulate to the Postgraduate Diploma in Infrastructure Engineering and Management.

Award(s)

Graduate Certificate in Infrastructure Engineering and Management