GD049 - Graduate Diploma in Engineering Management

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Plan: GD049KP16 - Graduate Diploma in Engineering Management
Campus: RMIT Online

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

Program Learning Outcomes*

1. Needs, Context and Systems

  • Describe, investigate and analyse complex engineering systems and associated issues (using systems thinking and modelling techniques)
  • Exposit legal, social, economic, ethical and environmental interests, values, requirements and expectations of key stakeholders
  • Identify and assess risks (including OH&S) as well as the economic, social and environmental impacts of engineering activities

2. Problem Solving and Design

  • Develop creative and innovative solutions to engineering problems
  • Anticipate the consequences of intended action or inaction and understand how the consequences are managed collectively by your organisation, project or team
  • Develop and operate within a hazard and risk framework appropriate to engineering activities

3. Analysis

  • Comprehend and apply advanced theory-based understanding of engineering fundamentals and specialist bodies of knowledge in the selected discipline area to predict the effect of engineering activities
  • Apply underpinning natural, physical and engineering sciences, mathematics, statistics, computer and information sciences.

4. Professional Practice

  • Initiate, plan, lead or manage engineering activities
  • Understand the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline
  • Apply systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects
  • Demonstrate effective team membership and team leadership
  • Communicate in a variety of different ways to collaborate with other people, including accurate listening, reading and comprehension, based on dialogue when appropriate, taking into account the knowledge, expectations, requirements, interests, terminology and language of the intended audience
  • Display a personal sense of responsibility for your work
  • Demonstrate orderly management of self, and professional conduct. 

5. Research

  • Plan and execute a substantial research-based project, with creativity and initiative in new situations in professional practice and with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability
  • Be aware of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. 
  • Develop creative and innovative solutions to engineering challenges
  • Assess, acquire and apply the competencies and resources appropriate to engineering activities
  • Demonstrate professional use and management of information. 
  • Acknowledge (clearly) your own contributions and the contributions from others and distinguish contributions you may have made as a result of discussions or collaboration with other people.

* As a Graduate Diploma, this program is designed to contribute to the development of Stage 1 and Stage 2 Engineers Australia professional engineering competency requirements.

    This Graduate Diploma is designed to provide you with advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and further learning.

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