Introduction to Coastal Engineering

This micro-credential provides professionals working in the coastal zone with skills and knowledge in coastal engineering. You will learn how to interpret observed coastal changes in relation to coastal forcing and gain an improved understanding of the technical methods used for coastal engineering and coastal hazard assessment

Upon successful completion, you'll receive:

  • Two PD Points - stackable for unspecified academic credit in award courses
  • A Certificate of Achievement
  • A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
Delivery mode
Course date
6 - 7 May 2021

Applications close
1 May 2021


Two-day intensive followed by completion of practical work
50 hours (including contact hours, personal study time and assessment)
Academic lead
Professor Chari Pattiaratchi
$990 inc. GST
Critical information summary
OCENM521 – Critical information summary [PDF, 41KB]

What you'll learn

Explore solutions to coastal engineering problems

How to articulate the role of applied ocean science and engineering in our society

Techniques to explain technical methods used for coastal engineering and coastal hazard assessment

Notebook and a workspace 

Why study this course?

  • Gain knowledge of important concepts in coastal engineering and practical skills to apply these concepts
  • Enhance your professional experience in coastal zone roles (such as engineers and coastal planners) with training based on recent research and industry insights

How does it work?

You'll work on practical exercises and assignments.

What's next after this course?

This micro-credential is part of a pathway to completion of Applied Ocean Science unit when stacked with Coastal Physical Oceanography and Coastal Ocean Observations


Applications are open.

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