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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Course

NOTE: This course has been updated - please refer to the Postgraduate handbook change register for details.

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Engineering

Managing facultyEngineering
Abbreviated titleGradCertReliabEng
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 1 year PT
Study mode and locationOff-campus (Gippsland, United States of America)
Contact details


Course coordinator

Ray Beebe


  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.


The program covers technical aspects of reliability engineering, focusing on reliability and availability of systems. It is mathematically based and designed primarily for graduate engineers.


Graduates of this program will be able to refresh some aspects of their academic training. or embark on a new aspect of training in maintenance management or reliability engineering.


Students complete four core units.


Students complete:

  • MRE5101 Basic quantitative skills for reliability engineering
  • MRE5102 Understanding reliability
  • MRE5103 Advanced reliabilityy
  • MRE5104 Reliability applications (project unit)

Total: 24 points

Minimum grade for articulation

65 per cent average.

Progression to further studies

Upon successful completion of the graduate certificate students can articulate to the Graduate Diploma in Engineering Maintenance Management (and then to the Master of Maintenance and Reliability Engineering). Completion of the requirements for each course with an average of at least 65 per cent is required.


Graduate Certificate in Reliability Engineering