Are you looking to fully update your knowledge and expertise to embrace the opportunities and challenges that come with the shift towards a low-carbon future? Become a future energy leader focusing on sustainability – with a graduate diploma from a world top-50 university.

Open to students from different professional and learning backgrounds (biannual intake), courses are run in week-intensive blocks that allow for flexible learning and employment. The cohorts are a mature mix of domestic and international students, and you will be exposed to direct industry contact via lectures, networking events and field trips.

Studying eight courses, the duration of the program is two semesters (one year full-time). If you are a domestic student, you also have the option to study part-time for more flexibility.

Why study the Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy?

The program is ideal for industry professionals looking to update their expertise or perhaps change career path after having worked in the oil and gas industry for many years. Courses are taught by Australia's leading and internationally renowned sustainable energy experts.

With a Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy, you will understand the complex nature of energy generation, distribution, and supply; the crucial roles of finance, technology, and regulation for energy project management and business development; and not least the critical importance of social license for assessing the dynamic energy landscape.

Completion of the Graduate Diploma also provides a pathway to the Master of Sustainable Energy and the Master of Sustainable Energy (Management).

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Career opportunities

Graduates with the skills and expertise offered in this program are in high demand as Australia along with the rest of the world is transitioning to a new energy future. This requires employees who can work and communicate across disciplines and cultures – at a local, regional, national and international level.

During your studies, you will also have access to a number of career resources offered by our Faculty Employability Team. You may attend industry presentations, book appointments with career consultants and take part in employability workshops and so forth.

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Further information

For further information on what you can study, entry requirements and how to apply, view the Future Students website.

For enquiries, please contact:

Professor Peta Ashworth (OAM), Chair in Sustainable Energy Futures
Director of Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation & Leadership
Mobile: +61 409 929 981
Email: mse@chemeng.uq.edu.au
Skype: peta_ashworth

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