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SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

CORROSION
ENGINEERING
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA ONLINE LEARNING

Corrosion Engineering offers exciting Both courses are offered online. The graduate certificate
is the equivalent of six months full-time study, while
career opportunities for engineers, the graduate diploma is the equivalent of one years
scientists and researchers. According to full-time study. If you have an undergraduate degree in
the World Corrosion Organisation White engineering or an applied science discipline, this course
offers you a chance to break into this market and fast
Paper, corrosion may be costing the track your career in a broad spectrum of industries.
Australian economy more than $13 billion
Career development IN Energy and Resources
a year.
Curtins Corrosion Engineering programs are tailored to
It is an issue particularly pertinent to the industry needs specifically the energy and resource
industries and can be undertaken while working as
energy and resource industries where there are no requirements to attend classes at the
optimal corrosion management practices University.
can have a positive impact on maximising The course allows you to:
efficient, safe production. complete semester-based online courses from
anywhere in the world
The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma commence in either February or July
in Corrosion Engineering are the first in a series of access course materials and assignments using
postgraduate courses Curtin University offers to meet web-based tools
growing industry demand for qualified corrosion complete the assessments and submit work online.
engineers and quality research in this field. The course
is part of oil and gas companies Woodside and Chevrons
sponsorship of the Chevron-Woodside Chair in Corrosion
Engineering.

Make tomorrow better.


Duration and Availability

MORE ABOUT This fee-paying course is one year part-time study and
is offered fully online. Each student will be advised of

CORROSION
their individual study plan, which will be subject to the
availability and sequencing of units within the program.
Two intakes are offered each year in February and July.

ENGINEERING
However, the July intake requires a minimum of three
semesters to complete the course.

Entry Requirements
A recognised degree in engineering or science with
equivalent of first year chemistry. If you do not have an
appropriate bachelor degree, you may be required to
Who are THE programs SUITED TO? complete additional units which would extend the duration
The courses are designed to deliver specific corrosion of the course.
engineering skills relevant to the energy and resources
industries, and are suitable for qualified: PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
Chemists This course has been selected to be part of the NACE
Materials Engineers International Collegiate Student Certificate Program.
Process/Chemical Engineers Students with a grade of above 75% at the end of
Mechanical Engineers. a semester will receive a NACE Certificate and a
complimentary one-year NACE International student
It can be applied in the following industries:
membership.
Oil and Gas
Refining and Chemical Processing
COURSE STRUCTURE
Mining and Mineral Processing
Power Generation GRADUATE CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA YEAR 1

Defence. SEMESTER 1
Corrosion Chemistry 500
How will I benefit from the program? SEMESTER 2
You will gain expertise in: Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention in Liquids 500
understanding fundamental corrosion and prevention YEAR 1 OPTIONAL UNITS (one in each semester)
principles Research Project 592 Chemistry Project Report 590
diagnosing corrosion problems Process Heat Transfer 511 Separation Processes 543
developing corrosion management solutions
Fluid Mechanics 512 Thermodynamics 520
upgrading your engineering skills by working on real-life
Reaction Engineering 515 Flow Assurance 201
corrosion cases and projects.
Process Plant Engineering 518 Chemistry Project Report 590
Mass and Energy Balances 521

STUDENT profile GRADUATE DIPLOMA YEAR 2


SEMESTER 1

Graham Carlisle Risk Management 541

General Manager Industrial Services, Inovas Pty. Ltd. Corrosion and Corrosion Protection in Atmosphere 500
SEMESTER 2
Mass and Energy Balances 521
I am currently studying the Graduate Diploma in
Design Project 598
Corrosion Engineering at Curtin and am thoroughly
enjoying the course and the content of the selected
units. The subject matter is comprehensive and
relevant. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International students must undertake the program
Although I am yet to complete the course, I expect from outside Australia. Top students may be invited
that it will provide me with the knowledge, skills and to undertake PhD studies with the potential for an
industry recognition to further my career. associated scholarship.

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