Graduate Certificate in Mineral and Energy Economics
|Intake||January, May or August|
|Duration||6 months full-time or part-time equivalent|
This course will provide you with an introduction to economic, financial and management issues important to the mineral and energy sectors. You will choose from a range of coursework units and tailor your studies to suit your professional needs and interests.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
An approved bachelor degree plus at least two years’ work experience, and meet Curtin’s English competency requirements.
Depending on your previous experience, qualifications and background, you may be required to complete additional foundation units in economics and accounting.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
It is available as a part-time program in a combination of intensive course work modules and normal semester classwork which may be taken either as an internal or external student.
Students normally enter the program during first semester each year. Depending upon previous experience, qualifications and background, students may be required to undertake foundation units in economics and accounting as part of the course.
Entry into this program is via competitive entry. There are a limited number of places available and these are allocated to the highest ranked applicants for each round of offers.
Read the application requirements for further detail.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$15,500*|
Fees are indicative only.
*These fees are a guide only. They are based on a first year full-time study load. How much you'll pay will depend on whether you’re offered a Commonwealth supported place or a full-fee place. Some courses require additional study to be completed and in this case, the total course fee will be higher than that shown. The total cost will also depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete). Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees.
These fees do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks. Visit our other fees and charges page for more information about this.
If you’re not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.
Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
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