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Graduate Certificate of Systems Engineering

A single graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

  • Minimum 24 Units
  • Minimum 24 Units

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certification of Systems Engineering requires the completion of 24 units which must include:

6 units from completion of one of the courses from the following list:

ENGN6250 Professional Practice 1

ENGN8260 Professional Practice 2

18 units from completion of the following courses

ENGN8100 Introduction to Systems Engineering

ENGN8120 Systems Modelling

ENGN8535 Engineering Data Analytics

Admission Requirements

This program is only open to Domestic students .

Applicants must present a 4-year Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0 in a cognate discipline.

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students


Indicative Program Fees

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available for this program.
Please go to Further Information Section for more details.
Indicative CSP fees $3,976

Students unsuccessful in securing a CSP can study as a DTF student. 
Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF) $17,590
For more information see Fees and Payments page

Credit Granted

No credit is available for this program.

Cognate Disciplines

Electrical, Electronic, Photovoltaics, Renewable Energy Engineering, Energy, Power Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automation, Control, Intelligent Systems, Robotics, Information Engineering Mechatronics, Mechanical, Optoelectronics, Computer Engineering, Communications/Telecommunications, Microelectronics, Internet of Things.

Fee Information

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.

For further information on Fees and Payment please see:


ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The world and our engineered systems are increasingly interconnected. Systems Engineering is the discipline of how to design, build, test and operate trans-disciplinary engineered systems from the scale of individual products up to large-scale interconnected systems of systems. For interested students, this program provides a pathway to complete a Master of Engineering in either Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering.

The Graduate Certificate of Systems Engineering comprises the equivalent of 0.5 years of full-time study. The program is taught online in intensive blended mode. Students are expected to be enrolled part-time and can complete the program in 1 year of part time study.

This program is available to domestic students only.

NOTE: Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available for this program. Please go to Further Information Section for more details.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

This program is available for applications to commence from First Semester, 2021

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and apply fundamental systems engineering principles.

  2. Develop and interpret various types of models for engineering systems.

  3. Contribute as an effective member of an engineering team.

Inherent Requirements

Information on inherent requirements for this program is currently not available.

Further Information

Fee information

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) for this program are limited, competitive and awarded on academic merit. There is no application process for a CSP. All students commencing in Semester 1 2021 will be ranked according to the GPA of the qualification used as the basis of admission.

For more information see:

Student unsuccessful in securing a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) can undertake the program as domestic tuition full fee (DTF) paying students.

Commonwealth funding for this initiative is only available for 2021. Any remaining courses that are commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported. 

For more information on Domestic Tuition fees click here .

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