Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace)

Degree Type Graduate Diploma
Duration 1 year full-time
or part-time equiv.
CRICOS 071209F

A foundation for advanced engineering

Aerospace engineers develop new technologies and materials for aeronautical, space and defence industries. This discipline will see exciting career opportunities and huge growth in South Australia with the establishment of our new national space agency!

Our Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace) is suited to engineering graduates and working engineers with relevant experience.

What will you do?

The program acts as a foundational year for the Master of Engineering (Aerospace). It’s designed to upskill students for advanced studies and career opportunities. You will:

  • study applied aerodynamics and aeronautical engineering
  • practise space vehicle design
  • explore different materials and structures
  • develop skills for research, communication, critical thinking, business and management.

Note: If you’re currently enrolled in the master program and wish to exit with the graduate diploma, see the academic requirements for this degree.


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Last updated: Sunday, 26 Apr 2020