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Graduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering

GradDipChemEng(Curtin) - GD-CHENGR Science and Engineering
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time
Study mode On-campus or partially online
Intake February
Duration 1 year full time

If you are a graduate in engineering or a science degree with a mathematics background, this diploma will enhance your opportunities in the traditional chemical, petroleum and petrochemical industries

In your first semester, you may choose four units from a variety of options, ranging from fluid mechanics to air pollution control and risk management. Your second semester will also include a design project.

Admission criteria

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

  • Recognised bachelor degree with honours in applied science or engineering, OR
  • Recognised bachelor degree in applied science or engineering plus relevant work experience. Applicants via this pathway will be accepted at the discretion of the course coordinator, OR
  • Graduate Certificate in Chemical Engineering. Applicants via this pathway may be eligible for credit for recognised learning.

English language proficiency

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
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.


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
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. $26,700*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will 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. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

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