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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


Program Indicative Fees

This program is only open to domestic students.

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available for this program.

Indicative CSP fees $3,976

Students unsuccessful in securing a CSP can study as a DTF student. 

Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF) $17,590

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.

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

For more information on Domestic Tuition fees click here .

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.

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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.

Domestic applicants offered a place to study in this Graduate Certificate commencing their studies in 2021 will be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) under the Job Ready Graduate scheme. Costs are indicated on the Admissions and Fees Tab. This fee will apply to courses completed in this Graduate Certificate within 2021 and the first half of 2022 allowing you to study part time. If you do not complete the degree by mid-2022 the remainder of your subjects will be billed on a full-fee basis from second semester (winter/spring) 2022.

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

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.

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