The program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to increase their breadth and depth of knowledge and application of skills in the area of water resources management. The wide variety of specialised course-work and study options enable students to create a program of study that meets their individual needs.
The development of the International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) postgraduate programs is strongly aligned with the strategic intent of the University. The programs have been designed to promote the internationalisation of Australia's leading water resources management education and make a positive impact on the social, cultural and economic well being of society.
|Duration||1 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||24|
|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 8 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 8, 16, 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)||GradCertWaterResMgt|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Certificate|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditiation||Not applicable|
No Residential School for this course.
|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|
|Number of units: 4||Total credit points: 24|
For all core course information please go to More Details.
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|ENEV21001||Global Water Systems 1|
|ENEV21002||Global Water Systems 2|
|ENEV21004||Water Resources and Society|
|ENEV21005||Water Resources Planning & Management|