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Mineral and Energy Economics
- Graduate Certificate in Mineral and Energy Economics
Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.
- 6 months full-time
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
- Perth City
Advance your mining career, specialising in economic, financial and management issues.
Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019)
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 provide you with an introduction to economic, financial and management issues important to the mineral and energy sectors. You will choose from a range of coursework units and tailor your studies to suit your professional needs and interests.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
- Take advantage of excellent networking opportunities with other resource sector professionals.
- Many of our graduates now occupy senior managerial or decision-making roles. Graduates have also used the degree to establish their own companies.
- We maintain close, collaborative links with the University of Chile which allows you to take some units in Santiago.
- Units are delivered in a flexible, block release format.
- Our courses are highly industry focused.
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
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)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
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.
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:
Tel: 1300 222 888
Fees & charges
International student indicative fees for 2020
Fee year: 2020
|International onshore – fee paying||Cost|
|Offer letter (100 credit) published fee||$17,400*|
|Total indicative course fee||$17,400*|
|Indicative year 1 fee||$17,400*|
Fees are indicative only.
*Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 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.
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- Curtin course code: GC-MNEREC
- CRICOS code: 018030B
- Last updated on: November 5, 2019