CC18 - Master of Asset and Maintenance Management

Overview

Optional Residential School

Some units in this course require you to attend an optional Residential School or Work Integrated Learning. Please see Course Features in the Getting Started tab for further information.

Course Overview

CQUniversity offers three post graduate courses in asset and maintenance management leading to the qualifications of Graduate Certificate in Asset and Maintenance Management, Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management and Master of Asset and Maintenance Management. The courses are specifically aimed at people currently working in the field of asset and/or maintenance and wanting to upgrade their qualifications and skills.

The development of these courses has been in response to a strong and clearly-voiced demand from industry. The units within these courses have been designed and developed in close collaboration with industry partners and experts.

The Asset and Maintenance Management course aims to produce graduates who understand asset management principles, maintenance philosophies, strategies and processes. Graduates will be able to develop their analytical skills in order to create sustainable, safe and cost effective solutions. Further, graduates will apply a range of practical skills and knowledge using the latest asset and management tools.

The Masters project will expose students to authentic learning whereby they identify a problem within their workplace and develop a solution using research tools and methodologies. The project requires students to engage in analysis, reflection and the critique of an organisational problem related to their professional practice.

Career Information

The course is suited to those currently employed in the areas of maintenance engineering or maintenance and asset management, who would like to advance their careers through professional upgrading of their knowledge, skills and qualifications. It is appropriate for maintenance personnel across all industries as it covers maintenance/ asset management principles and practices that can be applied to any industrial maintenance organisation. The course is practically focused in that it develops the essential knowledge and skills required by both asset maintenance managers and maintenance practitioners to support the goals of the industrial organisation. This qualification is highly regarded by industry as reflected by the increasing requirement for maintenance engineering/maintenance management qualifications in the selection criteria for many vacancies in the maintenance management field. This course will help to advance the career of professionals associated with any engineering asset intensive organisation.

Course Details
Duration 0 years full-time or 3 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 72
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Postgraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) MAssetMaintMgt
AQF Level Level 9: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 2 - 2019

Online

Term 1 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2017

Distance

Term 1 - 2017

Distance

Term 2 - 2016

Distance

Term 1 - 2016

Distance

Term 2 - 2015

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International Availability

Term 2 - 2019

Online

Term 1 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2017

Distance

Term 1 - 2017

Distance

Term 2 - 2016

Distance

Term 1 - 2016

Distance

Term 2 - 2015

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

Applicants must have all of the following:

  • Current employment in maintenance engineering/maintenance/asset management
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or related discipline OR
  • Successful completion of Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management with Grade Point Average (GPA) 5 or above.
  • Evidence of a suitable Masters project that is supported by the employer organisation. Entry is subject to the availability of a suitable supervisor in the particular research area.

Note: International students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international/ for further information including English language requirements.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

N/A

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards CC19 - Graduate Certificate in Asset and Maintenance Management CC20 - Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management
Exit Awards CC19 - Graduate Certificate in Asset and Maintenance Management CC20 - Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management
Professional Accreditation
Learned Society Accreditiation

N/A

Residential School Requirements

Optional Residential School Commencing students may choose to attend an Induction Workshop in conjunction with ENMM20023 Introduction to Asset and Maintenance Management. Students should check the CQU Residential School webpage for details of date and location.
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Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 12
2017 13
2016 11
2015 5
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Apply advanced knowledge of maintenance and asset management to design creative and sustainable solutions.
  • 2. Communicate maintenance management philosophies using a range of technical and research skills across all levels of the industry and beyond.
  • 3. Analyse maintenance management practices and issues integrating appropriate research tools and methodologies in order to solve problems.
  • 4. Critique existing asset and maintenance management practices considering plant integrity, safety and requirements of regulatory bodies.
  • 5. Foster sustainable leadership informed by openness and a desire to manage change and associated ethical and legal responsibilities.
  • 6. Foster, lead and contribute to professional networks by utilising an inter-disciplinary approach.
  • 7. Critically reflect on self-performance with a focus on quality and accountability, displaying a desire for life-long learning and continuous professional development.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
10 APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in a discipline and/or area of professional practice
2. KNOWLEDGE Have an understanding of research principles and methods applicable to a field of work and/or learning
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
5. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
6. SKILLS Have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
7. SKILLS Have technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use high level personal autonomy and accountability
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 10 Total credit points: 72

On entry to the course, students will study the following introductory unit which will assist their transition into the course. Students are encouraged to attend the optional induction workshop for this unit. Check the CQU residential school schedule for details.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENMM20023 Introduction to Asset and Maintenance Management

Following completion of the introductory unit, students will study the following 3 foundation units.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENMM20024 Asset Management Systems
ENMM20025 Maintenance Strategies
ENMM20029 Maintenance Organisation

Students will then study the following advanced units.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENMM20030 Maintenance Leadership
Available units
Students must complete 3 from the following units:
ENMM20026 Turnaround Maintenance Management
ENMM20027 Maintenance Materials Management
ENMM20028 Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety
ENMM20031 Condition Monitoring and Tribology
ENMM20032 Maintenance Audit

Students will then complete a major project over 2 terms. Note that both project units are double weighted (12uc) units.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENRP20001 Engineering Research Project Planning
ENRP20003 Engineering Research Project Implementation
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.