Course Description

If you are an engineering graduate seeking to complete achieve a higher qualification, the Graduate Diploma in Engineering offers the opportunity to study several areas of engineering. Elective subjects can be taken in engineering areas such as,

  • automation and manufacturing systems
  • biomedical engineering
  • chemical and biomolecular engineering
  • civil engineering
  • electrical engineering
  • sustainability and environmental engineering
  • geomechanical engineering
  • power engineering
  • structural engineering
  • telecommunications engineering
  • risk management

You can undertake this flexible course may full-time over one semester or part-time over one year. The graduate certificate will provide you with a foundation for the more intensive theoretical and practical work of the graduate diploma.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,359 total course cost.
International Students: $43,500 per year full-time


0.5 years full time, 1 year part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 60.3% (national average 61.4%)
Improved skills: 84.0% (national average 81.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 75.9% (national average 78.0%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 88.8% (national average 84.7%)
Studying full time: 9.1% (national average 6.7%)
Median full time salary: $90,000 (national average $95,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 063747B
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: GCENGINE1000

Entry Requirements