MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering

The MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering is a qualification for people with responsibility and accountability for engineering-related design and/or development, leadership or operations across a range of industries and disciplines. The work environment may be project-based or relate to an ongoing senior paraprofessional role as a technical specialist or technical leader.

The MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering is designed to build upon existing expertise and provides high-level specialist engineering design and engineering technical and project management skills.
The MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering can also provide an articulation pathway to professional qualifications.

  • CRICOS Course Code: 096925E
  • Duration: 52 Weeks
  • Course Fee: $20,000 AUD
  • Intakes: Monthly
  • Timetable
    • Sydney
      Option 1 (Day): Mon & Tue 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Melbourne
      Thu & Friday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Brisbane
      Thu & Friday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm

* Timetables are subject to change based on the number of students enrolled in ZBA courses.

The MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering qualification satisfies the requirements for employment as a Principal Technical Officer under relevant Awards and Agreements. Individuals seeking further information on the relationship of this qualification to the Principal Technical Officer classification should seek advice from their relevant industrial organisation

Academic Entry Requirements:

Applicants into this program must have completed a Bachelor Degree; or other higher education qualification, with relevant vocational practice in an engineering related role.

Alternative Academic Entry Requirements

Applicants must have completed an Advanced Diploma of Engineering or a Diploma of Engineering, or a relevant Certificate IV or Certificate III together with significant relevant vocational practice in an engineering related role.

English Language Requirements

The applicant must have sufficient proficiency in English to be able to work successfully in a highly communicative environment. The college may ask the domestic student to sit an English language (writing, speaking, listening and reading) test to verify their English language proficiency.

  • IELTS: Overall band score of 6.0
  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score of 75 with a writing section minimum of 21
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grades A, B, C and C1
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Total score of 52 or over
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP 2): Grade A or Grade B
  • PTE Academic Module with score over 51
  • Certificate IV in ESL

Alternative English Entry Requirements

Students may be accepted if they have successfully completed a Vocational qualification at a Certificate IV level or above in Australia, or completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicants home country equivalent to an Australian 12 qualification. Students can otherwise demonstrate the required minimum English proficiency.
Those who do not meet the English requirements can be referred to English Language Centre to complete Intensive Courses in English prior to commencing their award courses at ECA Graduate Insitute. The length of these English courses varies, typically from 4 to 20 weeks. After completion of the ELICOS course, the students may be requested to sit for an ECA Graduate Insitute placement test.


Unit CodeUnit Name
MEM234002AIntegrate engineering technologies
MEM234035AMaintain and apply technical and engineering skills
MSMENV672Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability
MEM234001APlan and manage engineering-related projects or operations
MEM234026ADevelop and coordinate engineering-related contingency plans
MEM234028AProduce and manage technical documentation
MEM234021AApply statistics to technology problems
MEM234008ADesign plant using computer simulations
MEM234027APlan and manage materials supply for an engineering project or manufacturing
MEM23123AEvaluate manufacturing processes

Pathways from the Graduate Diploma of Engineering

After successful completion of MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering, candidates may also undertake range of other Master degree or pursue higher education.