Monash University

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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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 titleGradDipInfraEng&Mgt
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)2 years PT
Study mode and locationOff-campus (Clayton)
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  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • There is no direct entry into this graduate diploma program; it is available as an alternative exit from the Masters program only, upon completion of the required units. International students are only able to study this course in their country of residence. Full/Part-time study.


This graduate 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.


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
  • critically evaluate their work and the work of others.

Credit for prior studies

A maximum of 25 per cent of course requirements for previous postgraduate level studies not considered for any awards may be credited for prior study. Credits or exemptions will not be granted for undergraduate qualifications.

Students with a four-year degree in engineering, science, applied science or appropriate equivalent degree will be eligible for a total of 24 points of credit.

Maximum credit allowed

24 credit points


Completion of a total of 48 credit points (8 units):

  • four core units
  • four elective units

The number of units required may vary depending on credit granted for prior studies.


Core units

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

Engineering electives

Select up to three units from:

  • CIV5261 Flood management in urban and rural environments
  • CIV5262 Planning and design of urban stormwater management measures
  • 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

Business and economics electives

Total: 48 points

Progression to further studies

Students who have satisfactorily completed the postgraduate diploma with a minimum mark of 65 per cent average may articulate to the Master of Infrastructure Engineering and Management.


Graduate Diploma in Infrastructure Engineering and Management