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					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.




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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: study@rmit.edu.au
                                                                                         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: isu@rmit.edu.au
                    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: scholarships@rmit.edu.au
                           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: tein@rmit.edu.au                                                                           Melbourne VIC Australia 3001
www.rmit.edu.au/aero-mech                                                                Tel. +61 3 9925 5156 Fax: +61 3 9925 6925
Further program information:                                                             Email: isu@rmit.edu.au
www.rmit.edu.au/programs/gc113                                                           www.rmit.edu.au/programs/international
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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.

				
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