Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Management

Gain a general management skill-set through a customised course with a resources sector focus.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

The course will provide a career ‘accelerator’ within the resources sector – and also a potential entry pathway to the resources sector for professionals from other industry sectors.


The course will provide a career ‘accelerator’ within the resources sector – and also a potential entry pathway to the resources sector for professionals from other industry sectors.


This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Fees and scholarships

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Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

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Course Credit Points
24
Total Course Fee - 2020
$19,250.00

Industry partner discount

This course is eligible for an industry partner discount, giving industry professionals a 10% tuition fee discount to support postgraduate study at UWA.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

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Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
and
(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or
(2) significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—
(a) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

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About the course

In this new course you will develop managerial and strategic skills to launch you into a senior decision-making role in the mineral resource sector. You’ll deepen your knowledge of decision-making practice and process in the resources sector and also gain insight into the inner workings of the resources sector at management level.

Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Management

Quick details

Status
  • Available 2020/2021
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Partially Online
Starting dates
  • Trimester 1, 2, 3, 2020 [Delivered online for Tri 1 and 2]
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment is 12 hours per week per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 43200
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Management
Status
  • Available 2020/2021
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Partially Online
Starting dates
  • Trimester 1, 2, 3, 2020 [Delivered online for Tri 1 and 2]
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment is 12 hours per week per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 43200
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year

Course structure

Application deadline

For Trimester 3 2020 entry, applications open Monday 25 February 2019 and close 16 August 2020.

Flexible and personalised study

Students looking at laptop at desk

You will complete four units in intensive block-teaching or weekly lecture mode. Some units, including the cornerstone 'Strategic Management of Resources Companies' (MGMT5524), are available as online offerings in addition to face-to-face delivery.

By taking the core unit 'Strategic Management of Resource Companies' and choosing from a range of option units, you'll tailor your course to suit your career plans, professional development and personal growth.

Our academics

Dr David Blyth

"The Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Management at UWA is a great vehicle for mining industry professionals seeking to expand their professional knowledge base. They get to study with future industry leaders and it offers a valuable potential entry pathway to an MBA."

-Dr David Blyth, Principal, 2nd Horizon Consulting, and Adjunct Associate Professor in the UWA Business School


Industry partner discount

This course is eligible for an industry partner discount, giving industry professionals a 10% tuition fee discount to support postgraduate study at UWA.

Pathway to the MBA

This Graduate Certificate is a pathway to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Flexible program.

Graduates who meet the Weighted Average Mark requirements can articulate into the MBA. Points completed for the Graduate Certificate will be fully credited towards the MBA.

Business School

UWA's Business School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses aimed at inspiring students to become the innovative world leaders of tomorrow.

Accreditation

    

The UWA Business School is accredited through both EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System, and AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. These are the leading business school accreditations in Europe and North America respectively, meaning that your business degree will be recognised by employers around the world.

Industry connected

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Our Business School courses are influenced by the Business School Board, a group of industry leaders who ensure content remains current and students are prepared for their chosen career when entering the workforce as well as giving a key insight into what employers are looking for when hiring graduates.

Strong industry contacts will give you the added advantage of growing quality networks to draw on when you graduate. We have 30+ corporate supporters, who have included ATCO, Bankwest, BDO, BHP, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Macquarie Group, Mitsubishi, UniBank, Woodside and more.