Graduate Diploma in Maritime Engineering New

Secure your future in the defence sector

South Australia has a world-class maritime industry base and the sector is growing rapidly. We’re currently witnessing a time of multi-billion dollar spending on submarines and surface ships.

The University of Adelaide is Australia’s leading university in defence, and partnered with industry both locally and internationally. Whether you’re looking to upskill or change careers, we’ll help match your professional goals to industry objectives.

What will you do?

Our maritime engineering programs are structured so students can complete qualifications in steps. This approach lets you complete a Graduate Certificate in Maritime Engineering after six months, the Graduate Diploma in Maritime Engineering after 12, and a Master of Maritime Engineering after 18.

You will:

  • develop and enhance prior expertise
  • build highly sought after knowledge and practical skills
  • take core courses intensively, allowing you to complete Submarine Design, Naval Ship Engineering and Systems Engineering within six months
  • choose from a wide range of specialist electives and study paths.

Industry-sponsored students will also gain practical experience through workplace projects.

This program is delivered in collaboration with ASC, Australia's builder and sustainer of the Navy's fleet of Collins Class submarines.

Note: consult the program coordinator before you enrol to check whether particular courses or projects will be available.

  • Delivered in collaboration with ASC
  • Taught by our research-active staff and industry experts
  • Gain credit towards the Master of Maritime Engineering

Entry Requirements

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Domestic applicants

SATAC Code 3GD138
Deferment Yes - 2 year
Intake

February and July

Selection Criteria
Graduate entry

Higher Education Study

A completed Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program.

Applicants without an honours degree in engineering must provide evidence of formal qualifications and professional work experience, providing equivalent learning outcomes.


Fees and Scholarships

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Domestic applicants

Indicative annual tuition fees
Commonwealth-supported place: $8,945

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Scholarships

These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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Careers

Potential careers

Graduates of this program have gone on to careers in:

Marine Engineer;  Maritime Engineer;  Naval Ship Engineer;  Defence Engineer;  Engineer;  Systems Engineer

Degree Structure

The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the courses and programs it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary programs and courses without notice. Please read the important information contained in the disclaimer.

Last updated: Wednesday, 10 Jan 2024