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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

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 titleGradDipPPT
CRICOS code001825F
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
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This course is primarily aimed at graduates with a three-year or four-year degree with limited experience in the pulp and paper industry.


The course will comprise a selection of units to the value of 48 points offered in conjunction with the Master of Engineering Science (Coursework and Minor Thesis) program in pulp and paper technology.

The unit selection for each candidate for the diploma will be arranged in consultation with academic staff of the department and must be approved by the head of the department.


Students complete the following units:

  • CHE9160 The pulp and paper industry (4 points)
  • CHE9161 Process engineering of pulping (8 points)
  • CHE9162 Unit operations of paper making (8 points)
  • CHE9163 Paper production properties and use (6 points)
  • CHE9164 Management and control in the pulp and paper industry (4 points)
  • CHE9165 Environmental aspects of pulp and paper making (4 points)
  • CHE9166 Special topics in pulp and paper (4 points)
  • CHE9167 Pulp and paper laboratory (6 points)
  • CHE9168 Industrial visits (4 points)

Total: 48 points


Graduate Diploma in Pulp and Paper Technology