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MEM80112 - Graduate Diploma of Engineering

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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.

Course Information

  • Duration: 52 Weeks **
  • Course fee: $20,000
  • Timetable Sydney:
    Mon to Thu 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm *
  • Timetable Melbourne:
    Fri & Sun 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *

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

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.

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.

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Career Outcome

The MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering is a stepping stone for a variety of Master's degrees leading to careers such as:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mining Engineer
  • Site Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Network Engineer

Academic Entry Requirement:

Applicants into this program must have completed a Bachelor's 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 test (writing, speaking, listening and reading) to verify their English language proficiency.

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 Institute. 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 Institute placement test.

Pathways from MEM80112 - Graduate Diploma of Engineering

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

MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering
IELTS (Academic) Overall band score of 6.0
TOEFL (Internet) 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) Score over 51
ELS (English as a Second Language) Certificate IV


Unit Code Unit Name
MEM234002A Integrate engineering technologies
MEM234035A Maintain and apply technical and engineering skills
MSMENV672 Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability
MEM234001A Plan and manage engineering-related projects or operations
MEM234026A Develop and coordinate engineering-related contingency plans
MEM234028A Produce and manage technical documentation
MEM234021A Apply statistics to technology problems
MEM234008A Design plant using computer simulations
MEM234027A Plan and manage materials supply for an engineering project or manufacturing operation
MEM23123A Evaluate manufacturing processes