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Mineral and Energy Economics

Minerals and Energy Economics

Graduate Certificate

GC-MNEREC

Course
Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Economics
CRICOS
018030B
Duration
6 months full-time
Credit
100
Location
Perth City

Outline

Advance your mining career, specialising in economic, financial and management issues.

Mineral and Energy Economics

Top 1%

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019)

Cutting-edge

Learn to apply your studies to real industry challenges and situations.

Broad career options

You can tailor this course to be business or technically oriented. 

This course will introduce you to economic, financial and management issues relevant to the mineral and energy sectors. You can tailor your studies to suit your professional needs and interests. 

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

What you'll learn

  • examine and evaluate economic and financial models and trends that affect the minerals and energy sector
  • analyse problems and issues that pertain to the mineral and energy sector and incorporate evidenced based solutions
  • access appropriate database sources and evaluate and synthesise information from these and other sources to make valid and supported judgments about issues
  • develop skills in communication to allow decision making in a business setting; recognise the different approaches needed to communicate with different audiences

Entry requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Essential course prerequisites

Other notes for international students

It is available as a part-time program in a combination of intensive course work modules and normal semester classwork which may be taken either as an internal or external student.

Students normally enter the program during first semester each year. Depending upon previous experience, qualifications and background, students may be required to undertake foundation units in economics and accounting as part of the course.

Entry into this program is via competitive entry. There are a limited number of places available and these are allocated to the highest ranked applicants for each round of offers.

Read the application requirements for further detail.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

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Fees & charges

International student indicative fees for 2020

Fee year: 2020

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $16,000*
Total indicative course fee $16,000*
Indicative year 1 fee $16,000*

Fee year: 2021

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $16,300*
Total indicative course fee $17,700*
Indicative year 1 fee $16,300*

Fees are indicative only.

*Based on a first-year full-time study load of credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

It may vary depending on the units you choose and does not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks. For information about fees at other locations please contact the relevant campus or partner institution by visiting Curtin International’s offshore site.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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How to apply

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  • Curtin course code: GC-MNEREC
  • CRICOS code: 018030B
  • Last updated on: August 13, 2020