2010 Postgraduate Aviation Safety and Risk Management CITY CAMPUS / DISTANCE LEARNING COURSEWORK GC113 Aviation safety and risk management at Career outlook Graduate Certificate in Aviation RMIT Graduates will be competitively positioned for Safety and Risk Management The issue of aviation safety is a global one that is advancement as safety managers or in safety- CRICOS code related fields (e.g. safety auditors, safety trainers, increasing in urgency. The introduction of new, 060518F consultants or developers of safety systems). stringent requirements for the implementation of School of Aerospace, Mechanical safety management systems by the International and Manufacturing Engineering Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and national Program features regulators (CASA and CAA NZ), combined with the Teaching methods increasing requirements for corporate governance, Teaching consists of a mix of master classes and means the field is one of the most rapidly growing workshops, online support and interactive project disciplines in the industry. teams using a variety of tools. RMIT’s Graduate Certificate in Aviation Safety and Assessment Risk Management focuses on this specialised sector Assessment is ongoing throughout the semester of the aviation industry. Designed for individuals and may include examinations, essays/reports, oral currently working within the industry (airlines, class presentations, group projects, research airports, and defence logistics), the program aims to projects, laboratory projects and practical produce graduates equipped to meet the growing assignments. needs of aviation safety and risk management. Program structure Mode and duration The graduate certificate consists of 48 credit points. Six months full-time or one year part-time. The following is an example of courses offered. Delivery is face-to-face. Distance education is Core aviation generalist units Credit points available for Australian residents only. The program » Aerospace industry infrastructures 12 has semester one and semester two entry. » Aviation safety systems 12 Note: part-time study is not available to international Select two electives students. » Aviation risk management 12 Pathways » Human factors in aviation safety 12 The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Safety and Risk » Implementing and managing airport security 12 Management is a specialist program allowing for » Incident and accident investigation 12 articulation into the Master of Aviation Industry Management. www.rmit.edu.au Entrance requirements Fees All applicants Program fees may vary according to the courses chosen and fees Academic are invoiced on a semester basis. RMIT reserves the right to adjust Selection is based on bachelor degree performance/prior fees on an annual basis but no fee increase will exceed the annual qualifications or industry experience. Selection criteria includes: increase cap of 7.5%. » a personal statement by the applicant indicating their reasons for Further information is available from the relevant program contact undertaking this program or at www.rmit.edu.au/programs/fees » a letter of support from their employer indicating their support for Australian residents the applicant’s personal and professional development (this can Fees for 2010 include, but is not limited to, financial support, since many learning $11,040 total program cost. and assessment activities will be action research, based on the employing organisation). Fee Paying Places (FPP) Programs by coursework are offered on a Fee Paying Places (FPP) International/non-Australian residents only basis. FPP students are required to pay the complete cost of their English language program. FPP fees vary according to each program. One of the following: The prices quoted are total program prices for 2010. Tuition fees are » IELTS (Academic)—6.5+ (no band less than 6.0) subject to annual adjustment and are not fixed for the duration of » TOEFL Paper-based—580+ (TWE 4.5+) your study. Changes to fees are applied from 1 January each year. » TOEFL Computer-based—237+ (TWE 4.5+) FEE-Higher Education Loan Program (FEE-HELP) » TOEFL Internet-based (iBT)—overall score 92, minimum 20 in all sections Students offered an FPP may be eligible for the FEE–HELP (FEE– Higher Education Loan Program) scheme, which enables eligible » REW—English for Academic Purposes Advanced 2 fee-paying students to obtain an interest-free loan. For further Application procedures information: www.goingtouni.gov.au Australian residents Postgraduate Commonwealth Supported Equity Places Timely applications for coursework programs are due by: RMIT has a limited number of government-subsidised CSP in postgraduate coursework programs for applicants who meet » 10 November each year (semester 1) and entrance and equity criteria. For further information please visit: » 31 May each year (midyear semester 2). www.rmit.edu.au/programs/applications/equity Applications will continue to be accepted until all places have been International/non-Australian residents only filled. You are encouraged to lodge your application early. For the latest fee information, please refer to our web site: Midyear applications open on 1 May: www.rmit.edu.au/midyear www.rmit.edu.au/international/programfees Apply via: RMIT Direct Application Form Additional costs Tel. +61 3 9925 2260 This program may incur extra costs for items such as textbooks, Email: email@example.com program notes, field trips, special equipment and materials. Please www.rmit.edu.au/programs/applications/forms contact the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing International/non-Australian residents Engineering for details (see below). Apply any time via: International Student Application Form Tel. +61 3 9925 5156 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.rmit.edu.au/international/prospective Scholarships Many of RMIT’s scholarships are based on financial and living circumstances. Before letting money worries control your life and upset your studies, check the web site and contact the friendly staff. Further information: Scholarships and Finance Office Tel. +61 3 9925 2811 Email: email@example.com www.rmit.edu.au/students/scholarships Australian residents International/non-Australian residents Contact: Margaret Tein Contact: International Services Tel. +61 3 9925 8068 GPO Box 2476 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Melbourne VIC Australia 3001 www.rmit.edu.au/aero-mech Tel. +61 3 9925 5156 Fax: +61 3 9925 6925 Further program information: Email: email@example.com www.rmit.edu.au/programs/gc113 www.rmit.edu.au/programs/international 10517 0809 Every effort has been made to ensure the information contained in this publication is accurate and current at the date of printing. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to the RMIT University web site before lodging your application. Prepared in August 2009. CRICOS provider number 00122A.