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Monash University

Postgraduate Diploma in Infrastructure Engineering and Management

Course code: 3263 ~ Course abbreviation: PostgradDipInfrastructure ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Engineering

Study mode and course location

Off-campus (Clayton - P/T only)

Course description

This postgraduate diploma is designed for engineers/skilled professionals who wish to pursue advanced study in infrastructure engineering and management, previously studied as part of their undergraduate or graduate certificate training. There is no direct entry into the diploma program; students can only articulate from the graduate certificate or exit from the masters program.

Course objectives

Graduates will understand the need to plan, develop and maintain infrastructure at a high level; evaluate alternative projects and policies in a rigorous manner; plan and execute the development of infrastructure projects; communicate their arguments effectively to teams and clients and critically evaluate their work and the work of others.

Course structure

Course requirements

Students normally complete four core units (available in first and second semesters), a maximum of three units from the list of engineering electives (group 2) and two units from the list of Business and Economics electives (group 3) (refer to the list in the entry for the Master of Infrastructure Engineering and Management). The number of units required may vary depending on entry level and whether any credit has been granted for prior studies.

Group 1 Core units

  • CIV5310 Infrastructure project and policy evaluation
  • CIV5311 Infrastructure project management
  • CIV5312 Asset management I
  • CIV5313 Asset management II

Group 2 Elective units

Select three units from:

  • CIV5261 Flood management in urban and rural environments
  • CIV5263 Hydraulics of sewerage systems
  • CIV5264 Management of water resources and related infrastructure
  • CIV5301 Traffic engineering fundamentals
  • CIV5302 Road traffic: engineering and management
  • CIV5304 Intelligent transport systems
  • CIV5306 Road safety engineering
  • CIV5307 Parking policy and design

Group 3 - Business and Economics electives

Total: 48 points


Students may articulate from the Graduate Certificate in Infrastructure Engineering and Management into this postgraduate diploma. Students who have satisfactorily completed 48 points of the postgraduate diploma may articulate to the Master of Infrastructure Engineering and Management.

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