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Created to meet growing industry demand for qualified professionals, the Graduate Diploma in Corrosion Engineering from Curtin University can help you kick-start your career in corrosion engineering.
Delivered entirely online, this part-time course is designed for flexibility, letting you enhance your job opportunities without sacrificing your lifestyle.
You'll build a strong theoretical base, learning liquid and atmospheric corrosion, flow regimes in pipelines, predictive modelling and the basic properties of fluids, plant energy systems and thermodynamics. This course also offers a project designed to enhance your practical, real-life skills, equipping you for a rewarding, challenging career after you graduate.
Last modified: 19 Jan 2017
Curtin University removes the barriers to postgraduate study
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Curtin University offers a broad range of student support services to help you perform at your best. Online students have 24-hour access to Curtin’s online learning platform, Blackboard, where they can interact with coursework, submit assignments and collaborate with fellow students. If you encounter any technical problems, Curtin’s IT support team is contactable from 6am-11pm every day during the semester. Curtin also runs free study skills workshops and student mentoring programs on campus to help you progress through your course.
The university also provides support for online and on-campus students that extends beyond your academic studies. This includes free counseling sessions, disability support services and careers advice through its Careers Centre.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma in Corrosion Engineering from Curtin University.
With this course under your belt, you'll be in a position to fast-track your corrosion engineering career and seek employment in industries such as oil and gas, refining and chemical processing, mining and mineral processing, power generation or defence.
If you're a qualified chemist, material engineer, process/chemical engineer or mechanical engineer, this course will equip you with specific corrosion engineering skills relevant to the energy and resources sectors.
Wondering where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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