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									                             Postgraduate
                             Course Guide
                             Coursework and Research Degrees
                             for the Year 2001
                             Hawthorn • Lilydale • Prahran • Wantirna




■ Applied and Industrial Sciences
■ Business, Innovation and Management
■ Computing and Information Technology
■ Design
■ Engineering and Technology
■ Health and Human Services
■ Multimedia
■ Social Sciences and Arts
postgraduate study
                                                                                                       at Swinburne




Swinburne University of Technology has a rich and enviable record as a provider of quality, career-

oriented education for both undergraduates and postgraduates.


We offer a wide variety of postgraduate courses from graduate certificates through to PhDs in the areas of Applied and Industrial Sciences;
Business, Innovation and Management; Computing and Information Technology; Design; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human
Services; Multimedia; and Social Sciences and Arts.

Swinburne’s strong vocational emphasis and its close links with business and industry ensure that our postgraduate programs keep pace with
change and remain firmly linked to the needs of the future. The University’s approach to applied research plus relevant coursework programs,
and a firm commitment to postgraduates and their careers, have earned Swinburne a reputation as a university of distinction.

Much of Swinburne’s research is concentrated in our specialist centres which are noted for their industry and institutional links, community
service and multi-disciplinary approach. Graduates who have worked in these centres are widely recognised for the contribution they are
making to Australian and international industry, business and society through the solving of important practical problems by applied,
interdisciplinary research. These people bear testimony to our standards of excellence and ensure the continuation of our proud tradition. We
hope that after reading this course guide you choose to become part of that tradition.




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    Contents                                                                               Qualifications
    Postgraduate Study at Swinburne                                                    1   Programs by Research
    Qualifications                                                                     2   Master by Research
                                                                                           Masters students generally undertake their formal and supervised research
    Course Information Summary                                                         3   training over a period of two years full-time or four years part-time. Research
                                                                                           can be undertaken at Swinburne or an approved external organisation.
    Why Swinburne?                                                                     6   Students holding a bachelors degree with honours, or other qualifications
                                                                                           deemed equivalent, are eligible for admission. A major thesis is the sole
    Swinburne Postgraduate Campuses                                                    7   form of assessment for this award. Master by Research degrees include:
                                                                                           ■ Master of Applied Science (MAppSci)
    Services and Facilities                                                            8
                                                                                           ■ Master of Arts (MA)

    Admission, International Students                                                 10   ■ Master of Business (MBus)
                                                                                           ■ Master of Design (MDes)
    Scholarships, Fees                                                                11   ■ Master of Engineering (MEng)
                                                                                           ■ Master of Information Technology (Research)
    Research                                                                          12
                                                                                           Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Research Centres                                                                  13   Students holding a bachelors degree with a first or upper second class
                                                                                           honours, or other qualifications deemed equivalent, are eligible for
    Postgraduate Programs by Research                                                 17   admission. To complete a PhD, students undertake a major piece of
                                                                                           original, supervised research work. Research can be undertaken at
    Postgraduate Programs by Coursework                                               27
                                                                                           Swinburne or an approved external organisation. Assessment is based
                                                                                           entirely on the examination of a major thesis, generally completed in three
    Brochure Order Form                                                               51
                                                                                           years of full-time or six years part-time study.

                                                                                           Professional Doctorates
                                                                                           Swinburne offers postgraduate students the opportunity to undertake a
                                                                                           professional doctorate in a number of specialised fields. Unlike a Doctor of
                                                                                           Philosophy, students of Professional Doctorates are required to complete
                                                                                           both coursework and research components.

                                                                                           Professional Doctorates include:
                                                                                           ■ Professional Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)
                                                                                           ■ Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (DPsych)
                                                                                           ■ Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology (DPsych)
       ■   How to use this Course Guide
       The Postgraduate Course Guide provides an overview of the postgraduate              ■ Professional Doctorate in Strategic Foresight (DStratFors)
       courses available at Swinburne.

       To locate a specific course, consult the Course Summary on pages 3 to 5,            Programs by Coursework
       and identify the course title and page reference you require. Alternatively,
                                                                                           Graduate Certificate
       choose one of the colour coded study areas listed below and browse
       through that section for a course which may interest you.                           This is usually an entry level postgraduate qualification for applicants with
                                                                                           several years of work experience and is an attractive alternative for those
       ■ Applied and Industrial Sciences                                                   without any formal undergraduate qualifications. It is generally undertaken
       ■ Business, Innovation and Management                                               over one semester full-time or one year part-time.
       ■ Computing and Information Technology
       ■ Design                                                                            Graduate Diploma
       ■ Engineering and Technology                                                        Generally a one year full-time or two year part-time course. Applicants
       ■ Health and Human Services                                                         must normally have undertaken an undergraduate degree, though not
       ■ Multimedia                                                                        necessarily in the proposed area of study. Applicants without a degree, but
       ■ Social Sciences and Arts                                                          with substantial appropriate industry experience, may also be eligible to
       If you require more detailed information:                                           apply.
       ■ Complete the Brochure Order form at the back of the Guide
                                                                                           Masters
       ■ For general information telephone the information hotline on
           1300 368 777                                                                    The duration of a masters degree by coursework varies by subject areas
       ■ For specific information contact the School/Institute on the number
                                                                                           but is generally from one to two years full-time or equivalent part-time.
           provided at the end of each entry                                               Applicants must normally have undertaken an undergraduate degree.
       ■ Come to the Postgraduate Information Evening on Tuesday 10 October
           between 4.00pm and 7.00pm; or                                                   Admission with Advanced Standing
       ■ Visit the Course and Subject Database website at:
                                                                                           Graduates with good results in a relevant postgraduate course may be
           pandora.swin.edu.au/guide                                                       eligible to apply for admission with ‘Advanced Standing’. Students receive
                                                                                           credits for some or all subjects already studied, thereby reducing the time
                                                                                           taken to complete a qualification.

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                                                                 Key C Course Fee                   I International Students       *    HECS Exemption
                                                                       D   Day Classes              W Weekend Classes                   Scholarships may
                                                                       E   Evening Classes          ¥ Mid Year Entry also               be available
                                                                       F   Flexible Learning Mode     available (applications
                                                                       H   HECS                       close early June)


Course information summary
                                                                       DAY/EVE            PART-TIME            FULL-TIME               CLOSING
SUBJECT AREA                                  LEVEL                    WEEKEND         DURATION FEES         DURATION FEES             DATE**        PAGE


PROGRAMS by COURSEWORK
Applied and Industrial Sciences
Astronomy                                     Graduate Certificate ¥         Online      1 yr        C         0.5 yr         C        09-02-01        28
                                              Graduate Diploma ¥             Online      2 yrs       C         1 yr           C        09-02-01        28
                                              Master ¥                       Online      3 yrs       C         1.5 yrs        C        09-02-01        28
Cleaner Production                            Graduate Certificate             E         1 yr        C         0.5 yr         C        Open            28
                                              Graduate Diploma ¥               E         2 yrs       C         1 yr           C        10-11-00        28
                                              Master ¥                         E         3 yrs       C         1.5 yrs        C        10-11-00        28
Computational Chemistry/Biomolecular Design   Master                         Online      2 yrs       C         1 yr           C        10-11-00        28

Business, Innovation and Management
Accounting and Finance                        Graduate Certificate            D/W        1 yr        C         –              –        10-11-00        30
                                              Graduate Diploma                D/W        2 yrs       C         –              –        10-11-00        30
Applied Business                              Graduate Certificate             E         1 yr        C         0.5 yr         C        10-11-00        30
Business Administration                       Graduate Certificate ¥          D/W        1 yr        C         0.5 yr         C        10-11-00        30
                                              Graduate Diploma ¥              D/W        2 yrs       C         1 yr           C        10-11-00        30
                                              Master ¥                        D/W        3 yrs       C         1 yr intensive CI       10-11-00        30
                                              Professional Doctorate           D         5 yrs       C         2.5 yrs        C        10-11-00        25
eBusiness and Communication                   Graduate Certificate             F         1 yr        C         –              –        Open            31
                                              Graduate Diploma                 F         2 yrs       C         1 yr           C        Open            31
Entrepreneurship and Innovation               Graduate Certificate            D/E        1 yr        C         –              –        10-11-00        31
                                              Graduate Diploma                D/E        2 yrs       C         –              –        10-11-00        31
                                              Master                          D/E        3 yrs       C         –              –        10-11-00        31
Executive Administration                      Graduate Certificate ¥          E/W        1 yr        C         –              –        Open            32
Flexible Delivery                             Graduate Certificate         Distance      2 yrs       C         –              –        Open            32
Human Resource Management                     Graduate Certificate ¥           E         1 yr        C         –              –        31-01-01        32
                                              Graduate Diploma ¥               E         2 yrs       C         –              –        10-11-00        32
International Education                       Graduate Certificate ¥         D/W/F       0.5 yr      C         –              –        31-01-01        33
Management                                    Master                         D/E/W       3 yrs       C         1.5 yrs       CI        10-11-00        30
Marketing                                     Graduate Certificate             W         1 yr        C         –              –        10-11-00        33
                                              Graduate Diploma                 W         2 yrs       C         –              –        10-11-00        33
                                              Master                           W         3 yrs       C         –              –        10-11-00        33
Quality Management                            Graduate Certificate             E         1 yr        C         –              –        05-02-01        34
Strategic Foresight                           Graduate Certificate                       1 yr        C         –              –        10-11-00        34
                                              Graduate Diploma                           2 yrs       C         0.5 yr         C        10-11-00        34
                                              Master                                     3 yrs       C         1.5 yrs        C        10-11-00        34
                                              Professional Doctorate                                                                   10-11-00        25

Computing and Information Technology
Information Systems Applications              Graduate Certificate ¥          D/E        1 yr        C         0.5 yr         C        10-11-00        35
                                              Graduate Diploma ¥              D/E        2 yrs       C         1 yr          HI        10-11-00        35
Information Systems Development               Graduate Certificate ¥          D/E        1 yr        C         0.5 yr         C        10-11-00        35
                                              Graduate Diploma ¥              D/E        2 yrs       C         1 yr          HI        10-11-00        35
Information Systems                           Master ¥                         E         4 yrs       C         2 yrs         HI        10-11-00        35
Information Technology                        Master ¥                         E         2 yrs       C         1 yr          CHI       10-11-00        36
Internet Software Development                 Graduate Certificate            D/E        1 yr       CH         0.5 yr         C        10-11-00        36
                                              Graduate Diploma                D/E        2 yrs       C         1 yr          CHI       10-11-00        36
Design
Design Studies                                Graduate Diploma                 D         2 yrs       C         –              –        10-11-00        37
                                              Master                           D         2.5 yrs     C         –              –        10-11-00        37
Multimedia Design                             Graduate Certificate             D         1 yr        C         0.5 yr         C        10-11-00        37
                                              Graduate Diploma                 D         2 yrs       C         1 yr           C        10-11-00        37
                                              Master                           D         4 yrs       C         2 yrs          C        10-11-00        37


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    Course information summary
                                                                   DAY/EVE        PART-TIME      FULL-TIME      CLOSING
    SUBJECT AREA                          LEVEL                    WEEKEND     DURATION FEES   DURATION FEES    DATE**     PAGE


    Engineering and Technology
    Air Transportation Management         Graduate Certificate ¥    Distance   2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     10-11-00    38
                                          Graduate Diploma ¥        Distance   4 yrs      C     2 yrs     C     10-11-00    38
                                          Master¥                      E       6 yrs      C     3 yrs     C     10-11-00    38
    Aviation Human Factors                Graduate Certificate ¥    Distance   2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     10-11-00    38
                                          Graduate Diploma ¥        Distance   4 yrs      C     2 yrs     CI    10-11-00    38
                                          Master ¥                     E       6 yrs      C     3 yrs     CI    10-11-00    38
    Cleaner Production                    Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     0.5 yr    C     Open        39
                                          Graduate Diploma ¥           E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     10-11-00    39
                                          Master ¥                     E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   C     10-11-00    39
    Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing   Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     0.5 yr    C     Open        39
    Computer Integrated Manufacture       Graduate Diploma ¥           E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      CI    Open        39
                                          Master ¥                     E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   CI    Open        39
    Construction Management               Graduate Diploma ¥          D/E      2 yrs      C     1 yr      CI    10-11-00    39
                                          Master ¥                    D/E      3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   CI    10-11-00    39
    Disaster Management                   Graduate Certificate      Distance   650 hrs    C     –         –     Open        40
                                          Graduate Diploma          Distance   1300 hrs   C     –         –     Open        40
    Industrial Engineering                Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     0.5 yr    C     Open        40
                                          Graduate Diploma             E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     Open        40
                                          Master                       E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   C     Open        40
    Industrial Information Technology     Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     0.5 yr    C     Open        40
                                          Graduate Diploma             E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     Open        40
                                          Master                       E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   C     Open        40
    Industry Oriented Learning            Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     0.5 yr    C     Open        41
                                          Graduate Diploma             E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     Open        41
                                          Master                       E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   C     Open        41
    Logistics                             Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     0.5 yrs   C     10-11-00    41
                                          Graduate Diploma             E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     10-11-00    41
                                          Master                       E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   C     10-11-00    41
    Maintenance Engineering               Graduate Certificate        D/E      1 yr       CH    –         –     10-11-00    41
                                          Graduate Diploma ¥          D/E      2 yrs      CH    –         –     10-11-00    41
    Metrology and Quality                 Graduate Certificate      Distance   1 yr       C     0.5 yr    C     Open        42
    Modelling and Process Analysis        Graduate Certificate        D/E      1 yr       C     0.5 yr    CHI   10-11-00    42
                                          Graduate Diploma ¥          D/E      2 yrs      C     1 yr      CHI   10-11-00    42
                                          Master ¥                    D/E      3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   CHI   10-11-00    42
    Network Systems                       Graduate Certificate ¥       E       1 yr       C     0.5 yr    CI    10-11-00    52
                                          Graduate Diploma ¥           E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      CI    10-11-00    52
                                          Master ¥                     E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   CI    10-11-00    52
    Pavement Technology                   Graduate Certificate         D       1 yr       C     0.5 yr    C     10-11-00    43
                                          Graduate Diploma             D       2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     10-11-00    43
                                          Master                       D       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   C     10-11-00    43
    Performance Building Surveying        Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     –         –     10-11-00    38
    Product Design Innovation             Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     0.5 yrs   C     Open        43
                                          Graduate Diploma             E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     Open        43
                                          Master                       E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   C     Open        43
    Risk Management                       Graduate Certificate        D/E      1 yr       C     –         –     10-11-00    44
                                          Graduate Diploma            D/E      2 yrs      C     –         –     10-11-00    44
                                          Master                      D/E      3 yrs      C     –         –     10-11-00    44
    Robotics and Automation               Graduate Certificate         E       1 yr       C     0.5 yr    C     Open        44
                                          Graduate Diploma ¥           E       2 yrs      C     1 yr      C     Open        44
                                          Master ¥                     E       3 yrs      C     1.5 yrs   C     Open        44




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                                                                             Key C Course Fee                     I International Students        *    HECS Exemption
                                                                                    D    Day Classes              W Weekend Classes                    Scholarships may
                                                                                    E    Evening Classes          ¥ Mid Year Entry also                be available
                                                                                    F    Flexible Learning Mode     available (applications
                                                                                    H    HECS                       close early June)




                                                                                     DAY/EVE             PART-TIME             FULL-TIME              CLOSING
SUBJECT AREA                                               LEVEL                     WEEKEND          DURATION FEES          DURATION FEES            DATE**         PAGE


Health and Human Services
Counselling Psychology                                     Master                          E            4 yrs       C         –               –       10-11-00        46
                                                           Professional Doctorate         D/E           6 yrs       H         3 yrs       H*I         10-11-00        25
Health Psychology                                          Master                          E            4 yrs      CH         –               –       10-11-00        46
                                                           Professional Doctorate         D/E           6 yrs       H         3 yrs       H*I         10-11-00        25
Health Statistics                                          Graduate Certificate           E/F           1 yr        C         –               –       10-11-00        45
                                                           Graduate Diploma               E/F           2 yrs       C         –               –       10-11-00        45
Human Services (Counselling)                               Graduate Diploma                E            2 yrs       C         –               –       10-11-00        45
Human Services (Planning and Management)                   Graduate Diploma             Distance        2 yrs       C         –               –       10-11-00        45
Housing Management and Policy                              Graduate Certificate         Distance        2 yrs       C         –               –       10-11-00        45
                                                           Graduate Diploma             Distance        2 yrs       C         1 yr            C       10-11-00        45
                                                           Master                       Distance        4 yrs       C         1.5 yrs         C       10-11-00        45
Integrative Medicine                                       Graduate Certificate     D/E/Distance        1 yr        C         –               –       Open            46
                                                           Graduate Diploma         D/E/Distance        2 yrs       C         –               –       Open            46
Nutritional and Environmental Medicine                     Graduate Certificate     D/E/Distance        1 yr        C         –               –       Open            46
                                                           Graduate Diploma         D/E/Distance        2 yrs       C         –               –       Open            46
Psychology                                                 Graduate Diploma               D/E           2 yrs       C         1 yr        CI          10-11-00        46
Social Statistics                                          Graduate Certificate          D/E/F          0.5 yr     CH         –               –       10-11-00        47
                                                           Graduate Diploma                E            2 yrs       C         –               –       10-11-00        47
                                                           Master                          E            3.5 yrs     C         –               –       10-11-00        47

Multimedia
Multimedia                                                 Graduate Certificate ¥         D/E           1 yr        CI        0.5 yr          C       10-11-00        48
                                                           Graduate Diploma ¥             D/E           2 yrs       CI        1 yr            C       10-11-00        48
                                                           Master ¥                       D/E           3 yrs       CI        1.5 yrs         C       10-11-00        48
Multimedia Design                                          Graduate Certificate            D            1 yr        C         0.5 yr          C       10-11-00        48
                                                           Graduate Diploma                D            2 yrs       C         1 yr            C       10-11-00        48
                                                           Master                          D            4 yrs       C         2 yrs           C       10-11-00        48

Social Sciences and Arts
Applied Media                                              Graduate Certificate            E            1 yr        C         –               –       10-11-00        49
                                                           Graduate Diploma                E            2 yrs       C         1 yr        CI          10-11-00        49
Commercial Radio                                           Graduate Dipoma                 D            –           –         1 yr            C       10-11-00        49
Communications                                             Master                          E            3 yrs       C         1.5 yrs     CI          10-11-00        49
Security                                                   Graduate Certificate            E            0.5 yrs     C         –               –       31-01-01        50

PROGRAMS by RESEARCH
Master (by research)                                                                       –            4 yrs      H*         2 yrs       H*I         Open            17
Doctor of Philosophy                                                                       –            6 yrs      H*         3 yrs       H*I         Open            17




KEY:
C          Course Fee
D          Day Classes
E          Evening Classes
F          Flexible Learning Mode
H          HECS
I          International Students
W          Weekend Classes
¥          Mid Year Entry also available (applications close early June)
*          HECS Exemption Scholarships may be available
** Late applications for some courses will be accepted until 19 January 2001, contact the relevant school for further information.




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    why Swinburne?
    Swinburne offers a large range of postgraduate opportunities from graduate certificates to

    professional doctorates. In fact, we have everything you need to develop and further your career.



    If you are wishing to upgrade your skills, increase your career       What does a student think...
    opportunities or change career direction, Swinburne has a range of    Charles Karl should know a bit about postgraduate study, having
    postgraduate programs which keep pace with change and remain          already completed his MBA, he is now half way through his
    firmly linked to the needs of the future.                             Doctorate of Business Administration at Swinburne’s Graduate
                                                                          School of Management.
    There are many reasons why you should choose Swinburne for
    postgraduate studies:

    Strong Links with Industry
    Swinburne was a pioneer of Industry-Based Learning in Australia,
    with the first programs offered to undergraduate Production
    Engineering students in 1963. Over the years the benefits of these
    strong links have spread to other disciplines in the University,
    illustrating the importance that Swinburne places on its many
    contacts with industry. Many postgraduate research and
    coursework programs also involve close industry interaction.
    Students undertake supervised project work on real industrial
    problems under authentic conditions, or work on projects with their
    own employers.

    Research Centres
    Much of Swinburne’s well recognised research is concentrated in
    specialist centres which are renowned for their industry and
    institutional links, community service and multidisciplinary
    approach.

    Specialist Courses
    Swinburne offers several specialist courses, including Psychology,
    Multimedia Design, Construction Management, and Information
    Technology.
                                                                          Charles says the course “has been a fantastic convergence of my
    Nested Suite of Programs                                              personal, business and academic interests.” While studying, he has
    Several disciplines offer suites of programs (graduate certificate,   set up his own business providing local traffic and weather
    graduate diploma and masters) which enable students the               information that can be accessed through a mobile phone or the
    flexibility of exit points. Suites are available in a number of       Internet.
    disciplines including Business Administration, Cleaner Production,
    Information Technology, Information Systems, Entrepreneurship and     When asked about his experience at Swinburne, Charles
    Innovation, International Management, Risk Management,                responded, “the direction the course has taken has been very
    Multimedia Design and Design Studies.                                 helpful. All my professors have been very supportive and the
                                                                          course has certainly complemented my efforts to set up a
    Flexible Entry                                                        business.”
    Swinburne offers a broad range of graduate certificate programs       One of the many benefits of postgraduate study at Swinburne is
    which are especially attractive to applicants with several years of   the chance to network and share ideas in a supportive
    industry experience, but who may have no formal undergraduate         environment away from the workplace. Charles has linked up with
    qualifications. Graduates of these programs have the opportunity to   three fellow students and set up an independent website that is a
    undertake further postgraduate qualifications with the University.    forum for publishing student working papers and research
                                                                          methods.
    Evening Classes
    Most of our postgraduate coursework programs can be taken on a        For people like Charles, who want a practical approach to learning
    part-time basis and many are run in the evening, enabling students    with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation, Swinburne
    to combine employment and study.                                      has proven to be the right choice.


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[ Swinburne Postgraduate campuses ]
Melway reference: 45 E10                                                                     Hawthorn campus
                                                    Tram 69
                                                                                             John Street
                                                                                             Hawthorn Vic 3122
                                  Barkers Rd
                                                                                             Telephone: (03) 9214 8000
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                                                                                             Hawthorn, Swinburne’s original campus, is home to the central administration, many of its undergraduate
                                           Glenferrie




                                                            Glenferrie
                                                            Railway Station
                                                                                             and postgraduate programs, research institutes/centres, and a campus of the TAFE Division. It is also the
                                                                                  HAWTHORN
                                                                                   CAMPUS    site of many of Swinburne’s research and training centres. The campus is located seven kilometres east of
                            Burwood
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             Power St




                                                              Hawthor
                                                                                             the city, and is easily accessible by train and tram.
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                        Tram 70                                                              In 1999 the state-of-the-art Graduate School of Management building opened, and in 2000 the new library
                                   , 75
                Riversdale                                                                   extension was completed, providing improved library facilities for students and staff.
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Melway reference: 38 D6                                                                      Lilydale campus
                                                                                             Melba Avenue
                                                                                             Lilydale Vic 3140
                                                                                             Telephone: (03) 9215 7000

                                                                                             The Lilydale campus is set in a picturesque 24 hectare rural setting with panoramic views across the Lillydale
                                                                                             Lake to the foothills and ranges of the Yarra Valley. The state-of-the-art campus has been established to
                                                                                             provide for the higher education needs of Melbourne’s outer-east. It is situated 40kms east of Melbourne and
                                                                                             is located within 20 minutes walking distance of a transport hub with access to rail and bus networks.
                                                                               LILYDALE      On campus parking is available.
                                                                               CAMPUS
                                                                                             Lilydale offers a postgraduate program in eBusiness as well as undergraduate degree programs in the areas
                                                                                             of business, applied science and social science, and TAFE courses in business, information technology,
                                                                                             agriculture and hospitality.



Melway reference: 58 D6                                                                      Prahran campus
                                                           Market




                                   City                                                      144 High Street
                        Bus 246




                                                                                             Prahran Vic 3181
                                                    Prahran


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                                                                                             Telephone: (03) 9214 8000
                                                                    Tram 78,
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                                                                                             Prahran campus is home to the renowned National School of Design, which offers a range of graphic,
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                              Greville                                                       industrial, interior/exhibition, and multimedia design courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
                                          St                        Prahran
                          Tram 6                                    Railway
                                                                            S    tation      Prahran also offers TAFE programs in a range of areas such as business, social sciences, visual arts, and
                                                                     High St
            Punt Rd




                                                                                             hospitality.
                        PRAHRAN                                                              The campus is ideally situated in cosmopolitan Prahran close to the market, shops and cafes. It is five
                        CAMPUS
                                                                                             kilometres south of the city, and easily accessible by train, tram or bus.
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Melway reference: 63 J12                                                                     Wantirna campus
                                                                                             369 Stud Road
                                                                                             Wantirna Vic 3152
                                                                                             Telephone: (03) 9214 8000

                                                                                             The Wantirna campus houses the central administration of Swinburne’s TAFE Division. It offers a postgraduate
                                                                                             certificate in executive business and diploma and certificate courses in the areas of art and design,
                                                                                             automotive, business and management, computing and information technology, engineering and electronics,
                                                                               WANTIRNA      horticulture, and health and human services.
                                                                                CAMPUS
                                                                                             Located just a short walk from the campus is the Knox City Shopping Centre. The campus is easily accessible
                                                                                             via the many buses that terminate at the centre.




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                                                         services and
    Swinburne offers the following comprehensive range of services to students. For more

    information, please contact the numbers listed below.

    Housing                                                                   Swinburne University Postgraduate Association (SUPA)
    At Swinburne there are Housing Advisers who assist students in            SUPA is part of the Swinburne Student Union and its activities are
    finding appropriate accommodation at a reasonable price. Hundreds         directed by an executive committee of postgraduate students
    of students find their accommodation via the Housing noticeboards.        elected by, and representative of, the postgraduate student
    The Advisers can also provide advice on living costs and tenancy          population. SUPA’s autonomy and its role as the representative
    issues.                                                                   voice on all matters concerning postgraduates at Swinburne is
                                                                              formally acknowledged by the Student Union. The three core
    For further information, telephone:
                                                                              functions of SUPA are to provide representation, advocacy (both
    Hawthorn: (03) 9214 8882
                                                                              individual and cohort) and activities that enhance the university
    Lilydale: (03) 9215 7105
                                                                              experience of postgraduate students. In order to do this effectively,
    Prahran: (03) 9214 6728
                                                                              SUPA needs your ideas, your enthusiasm and your involvement.
    The Hawthorn campus provides purpose-built student
    accommodation consisting of an 85 bedroom Residential College             Representation
    which offers hostel type accommodation and 56 two and three               SUPA participates in formal boards and committees of the
    bedroom apartments that can accommodate a total of 156 students.          university, making submissions to university reviews, formal and
                                                                              informal lobbying and other activities that advance student views.
    The Apartments are well appointed and feature:                            SUPA has also established a postgraduate contact scheme in
    ■ Bedrooms furnished with single beds.                                    order to facilitate communications between representatives
    ■ Bedrooms have a built-in desk and ergonomic chair.                      and provide a framework for students to provide representation for
    ■ Gas heating.                                                            different cohorts of students.
    ■ Kitchens with stove, oven and fridge.
                                                                              Publications
    ■ Dining table and chairs.
                                                                              SUPA produces both an annual postgraduate guide and a
    ■ Laundry with washing machine and dryer.
                                                                              bimonthly newsletter. The postgraduate guide is designed to
    ■ Lounge suite and coffee table.                                          provide information, handy hints and to canvas some of the issues
    ■ Individual apartment and bedroom locks.                                 that you may come across in the course of your studies. The
    ■ Security entrance.                                                      newsletter contains articles generated by students and staff and
                                                                              information on the association and university services, seminars
    Further information and application forms can be obtained by
                                                                              and events.
    contacting (03) 9214 5555.
                                                                              Academic Community Program
    Sport and Recreation                                                      As part of the postgraduate contact scheme, SUPA has created an
    Swinburne University Sport and Recreation (SUSR), known as
                                                                              academic community program. Postgraduates in a school, institute
    Swinergy, offers a range of services encompassing recreation, health
                                                                              or course can meet together and organise educational programs or
    and fitness, sports and clubs across all campuses. From Tai Chi to
                                                                              activities for other postgraduates. There is funding available and
    white water rafting, yoga to skydiving, you can try all the activities.
                                                                              assistance can be provided by SUPA.
    The Hawthorn campus offers competitively priced aerobics classes
                                                                              Further information
    or weight focused programs. As a student or staff member, you can
                                                                              Sally Moxham (03) 9214 5395 or
    also compete socially or competitively in your favourite sport. You
                                                                              Email: sally.moxham@swin.edu.au
    may want to choose to join one of seventeen sporting clubs or even
                                                                              Alana Chinn (03) 9214 5461 or
    start a club of your own.
                                                                              Email: achinn@swin.edu.au.
    Membership to Swinergy is provided free to students who have paid
    their general service fee when they enrolled. Membership entitles
    you to subsidised prices on most of Swinergy’s services and facilities.
    Further information
    Telephone: (03) 9214 8018
    Facsimile: (03) 9819 0850
    Email: swinergy@swin.edu.au
    Website: www.swin.edu.au/swinergy

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facilities

Bookshop                                    Library
Semester opening hours:                     Semester opening hours:
Hawthorn Monday–Thursday 8.30am–7.30pm      Hawthorn Monday–Thursday 8.15am–10.00pm
           Friday 8.30am–4.00pm                        Friday 8.15am–6.00pm
           (03) 9214 8225                              Saturday 1.00pm–5.00pm
Lilydale    Monday–Thursday 9.00am–6.30pm              Sunday 1.00pm–5.00pm (prior to exams only)
            Friday 9.00am–4.00pm                       (03) 9214 8330
            (03) 9215 7181                  Lilydale   Monday-Thursday 8.15am–9.00pm
                                                       Friday 8.15am–6.00pm
Prahran     Monday–Thursday 8.30am–6.00pm
                                                       Saturday 1.00pm–5.00pm
            Friday 8.30am–5.00pm
                                                       Sunday 1.00pm–5.00pm (prior to exams only)
            (03) 9214 6730
                                                       (03) 9215 7115
Careers and Graduate Employment Unit        Prahran    Monday–Thursday 8.15am–8.30pm
            (03) 9214 8023/8521                        Friday 8.15am–6.00pm
                                                       Saturday 1.00pm–5.00pm
Chaplaincy                                             (03) 9214 6511
Hawthorn    (03) 9214 8489
Lilydale    (03) 9725 5370                  Sports Association
                                            Hawthorn   Monday–Friday 7.00am–10.00pm
Childcare                                              Saturday and Sunday 12.00 noon–5.00pm
Hawthorn    (03) 9214 8519                             (03) 9214 8018
Lilydale    (03) 9735 4691                  Lilydale   (03) 9215 7171
Prahran     (03) 9521 4653/4643             Prahran    Monday–Friday 9.00am–5.00pm
                                                       (03) 9214 6745
Counselling Service
Hawthorn    (03) 9214 8025                  Student Employment (part-time work)
Lilydale    (03) 9215 7103                  Hawthorn   (03) 9214 8882
Prahran     (03) 9214 6734                  Lilydale   (03) 9215 7105
                                            Prahran    (03) 9214 6728
Disability Support Services
            (03) 9214 8855                  Student Housing
                                            Hawthorn   (03) 9214 8882
Financial Aid                               Lilydale   (03) 9215 7105
Hawthorn    (03) 9214 8953                  Prahran    (03) 9214 6728
Lilydale    (03) 9215 7105
Prahran     (03) 9214 6734                  Swinburne Student Union
                                            Hawthorn   Monday–Thursday 9.00am–5.30pm
Health Services                                        Friday 9.00am–4.00pm
Hawthorn    (03) 9214 8483                             (03) 9214 5455
Lilydale    (03) 9215 7106                  Lilydale   Monday–Thursday 9.00am–6.30pm
Prahran     (03) 9214 6721                             Friday 9.00am–4.00pm
                                                       (03) 9215 7181
                                            Prahran    Monday–Friday 9.00am–5.00pm
                                                       (03) 9214 6729
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     admission • international
     Admission requirements                                                   International Students
     For full details of admission requirements, please refer to individual   Swinburne welcomes international students into our postgraduate
     course entries.                                                          programs. The programs which are available to international
                                                                              students are indicated on pages 3 to 5 of this Guide.
     Application procedures
     Application should be made directly to Swinburne on the official         There is a separate course guide for international students which
     application form which can be obtained from the relevant school.         contains an application form, admission advice and information on
                                                                              tuition fees. To obtain a copy please contact the International
     Closing dates                                                            Student Unit on
     Please refer to the Course Information Summary on pages 3–5. For
                                                                              Telephone: (03) 9214 8647
     some courses there is also a mid-year entry.
                                                                              or if calling from outside Australia on
                                                                              Telephone: +61 3 9214 8712 or
     Postgraduate Programs by Research
                                                                                             +61 3 9214 8647
     In the first instance, applicants should contact the appropriate
                                                                              Facsimile: +61 3 9818 3648
     school where they wish to undertake their postgraduate research,
                                                                              Email:         isuenq@swin.edu.au
     to discuss if supervision is available for their proposed research
     topic. For further information see Postgraduate Programs by
     Research section of this Course Guide (page 17).

     Application forms for postgraduate programs by research can be
     obtained either from the relevant school or from:
     Swinburne Graduate Research Centre
     Telephone: (03) 9214 5412
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 5346
     Website:   www.swin.edu.au/cwis/research.htm

     Closing dates for postgraduate courses by research
     Applications for postgraduate programs by research can be made
     at any time of the year.




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• scholarships • fees



Scholarships                                                              Applying for Scholarships
Chancellor’s Research Scholarships (CRS)                                  Application forms for Chancellor’s Research Scholarships (CRS),
Swinburne offers four premier scholarships to outstanding students        Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA), Swinburne University
for research leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Each          Postgraduate Research Awards (SUPRA) and International
                                                                          Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) can be obtained by
CRS will carry a stipend of $25,000 (tax free), will be HECS free,
                                                                          contacting staff at the Graduate Research Centre, or visiting the
and will involve a period of up to six months residence in a
                                                                          website at: www.swin.edu.au/research/F-schols.htm
collaborating laboratory at one of the world’s leading universities.
Further information is available at:                                      Applications for CRS, the APA, SUPRA and IPRS close on 31 October
http://swin.edu.au/research/schols/chancellors.htm                        each year and should be submitted to the Graduate Research
                                                                          Centre. Please note that two referee reports must also be received
Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA with Stipend)                         by the Graduate Research Centre by this date.
The Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs (DETYA)
offers Australian Postgraduate Awards (APAs) each year to scholars        A Scholarships Selection Committee conducts the ranking and
of exceptional promise in all fields. The value is adjusted annually to   selection process. Normally, successful applicants are made formal
                                                                          offers of scholarships around the middle of December.
keep pace with the cost of living. The current value is approximately
$17,071 per annum.                                                        Applications for Swinburne International Postgraduate Scholarships
                                                                          should be made directly to the head of the relevant school or
Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Awards                         research institute.
(SUPRAs)
Swinburne offers research awards to outstanding applicants.               Fees for Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents
Students applying for the Australian Postgraduate Awards are              Postgraduate programs by coursework
automatically considered for a SUPRA.                                     Prospective students are advised to contact the relevant school
                                                                          for further information on course fee schedules.
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
Funded and administered by DETYA, this scholarship covers tuition         PhD and Masters by research
fees and health care costs for prospective international students in      Students contribute to the cost of their higher education through
Doctoral or Masters programs.                                             the Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS), except in the
                                                                          case of candidates who have been allocated a research HECS
Swinburne International Postgraduate Scholarships
                                                                          exemption place. The duration of this HECS exemption is
These scholarships cover up to 100% of the fees for international
                                                                          determined by a Higher Degrees Committee policy which is
students. They are available for students studying in any area of the
                                                                          reviewed each semester.
University’s research programs.
                                                                          Imminent changes to Commonwealth Government funding of higher
Ansett Postgraduate Scholarship                                           degrees in research is likely to impact on the above HECS
This scholarship funds travel to any Ansett Airlines destination.         exemption scheme.
Available to postgraduate students, it is offered subject to Ansett’s
                                                                          Candidates are also required to pay a General Service Fee that
ongoing participation in the scheme.
                                                                          amounts to approximately $280 plus GST per annum full-time.

                                                                          Professional Doctorate programs
                                                                          For information on fees contact the relevant school.

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     research
                                                                                           you will be inspired




     Successful postgraduate research flows from a blend of excellent        Swinburne Graduate Research Centre
     facilities, ample resources, whole-hearted support and committed        The Swinburne Graduate Research Centre is a facility designed for,
     supervision. As one of Victoria’s oldest and most energetic             and dedicated to, the needs of the University’s research community.
     educational institutions, Swinburne University of Technology offers     Located in an historic building in the centre of the Hawthorn
     this blend.                                                             campus, the Research Centre is close to the main library,
                                                                             Swinburne’s central administration and the facilities of the Student
     Swinburne provides a framework for students to work closely with        Union. It is only a short walk from Glenferrie railway station, and
     industry and the wider community. The University’s major research       many fine restaurants and shops.
     centres offer programs that target industry-specific problems and
     the needs and demands of society. By maintaining and creating           Amongst the extensive facilities offered to postgraduate research
     these links with local and international industries, research           students, through the Graduate Research Centre, are:
     institutions, government and community services, Swinburne              ■ Individual work spaces, including carrel and filing cabinet
     students are given a head start in their professional growth and the    ■ A fully networked computer with internet access and email
     likelihood of future success.                                           ■ Printing facilities

     While Swinburne offers a variety of disciplines in which students       ■ IT support

     can undertake specialist research, recent research developments         ■ Open access, to suit a variety of work patterns
     have focused on some of the world’s most exciting and relevant          ■ Ready access to staff
     areas of technological advancement. Areas such as: advanced laser       ■ Security and privacy
     technologies, with major initiatives in the areas of femtosecond
     laser spectroscopy, excimer laser micromachining and laser              The Graduate Research Centre also offers a regular program of
     scanning confocal microscopy; astrophysics, one of the world’s          seminars and workshops tailored to the needs of research staff and
     most stimulating fields of activity; and biotechnology, an area which   students. Each week the research community is updated on
     builds on the strengths of the University’s recent achievements.        services, schemes and opportunities. This includes information
                                                                             about research grants, scholarships, fellowships, tenders and
     So, whatever your reason for undertaking postgraduate research –        consultancies and the seminar series.
     to continue study in a particular area of interest, to establish a
     career in university research and teaching, industry research and       For further information, please visit our Website at:
     development, or to gain additional skills to enter the increasingly     www.swin.edu.au/research/welcome.htm
     competitive workforce – Swinburne University of Technology offers       Telephone: (03) 9214 5223 / 5412
     you the resources, facilities, support and supervision to be truly      Facsimile: (03) 9214 5267 / 5346
     inspired.

     Kerry Pratt
     Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)




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research centres
 Swinburne’s specialist Research Centres are noted for their industry and institutional links,
 community service and multidisciplinary approach. Each is making its mark on Australian
 industry, business and society, as well as gaining an international profile.


Centre for Applied Colloid and BioColloid Science                      Executive Director: Professor Elias Siores
The Centre was established in 1980 for the development of applied      Telephone: (03) 9214 8600
research and contract research in Applied Colloid Science. It          Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050
provides an opportunity through research sponsorship and other         Email: esiores@swin.edu.au
collaboration for companies or organisations to make use of            Website: www.swin.edu.au/iris
sophisticated equipment and applied research skills for the
investigation of a large variety of problems. The base area of         Institute for Social Research (ISR)
expertise in colloid science has been broadened to include             A number of pre-existing centres and networks operating within
industrial microbiology, mycology and biotechnology. There are         the University have been incorporated into a broader Institute for
significant projects related to the CRC for International Food         Social Research (ISR). The newly formed ISR, in conjunction with
Manufacture and Packaging Science utilising enzyme to improve          the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, incorporates three
the de-inking of paper. The Centre also carries out research on        interdisciplinary research programs:
biodegradable plastics and related environmental issues.
                                                                       ■ Globalisation, Identity and Citizenship

Academic Head: Greg Lonergan                                           ■ Wealth, Wellbeing and Society
Telephone: (03) 9214 8714                                              ■ New Communications Culture
Facsimile: (03) 9819 0834
                                                                       In addition the ISR has two research programs in its own right:
Email: glonergan@swin.edu.au
                                                                       ■ Cities and Housing

Brain Sciences Institute (BSI)                                         ■ Polis-e
The Brain Sciences Institute (BSI) is a major research and
postgraduate teaching facility. The mission of the BSI is to           Cities and Housing
understand the relationship between normal and disordered              The Cities and Housing program focuses on two broad themes. The
cognitive processes and the neurophysiology of brain function, as      first is concerned with analysing the processes, such as
studied with functional neuroimaging techniques. This mission is       globalisation and information technology, which are reshaping the
pursued through a multidisciplinary research strategy which            form of cities and the nature of urban life. The objective is to
combines functional neuroimaging techniques such as high-spatial       identify how these changes are affecting urban form and life and
resolution brain electrical activity recording, and functional         to be able to evaluate the equity, and quality of life, and the
magnetic resonance imaging, with other disciplines such as             implication of such change. The second examines the changing
neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry, neuropharmacology and                nature of housing systems, both nationally and internationally, with
cognitive psychology. Specifically, our functional neuroimaging        particular references to the ability of housing markets and housing
methods make use of custom built biomedical instrumentation, as        policy to produce affordable and appropriate housing.
well as a variety of digital signal processing methods. The BSI
collaborates with a number of leading brain research laboratories      Program Leader: Professor Terry Burke
and functional neuroimaging research centres in Australia, Japan       Telephone: (03) 9214 8109/8825
and the United States.                                                 Facsimile: (03) 9819 5349
                                                                       Email: tburke@swin.edu.au
Director: Professor Richard B. Silberstein
Telephone: (03) 9214 8822                                              Polis-e
Facsimile: (03) 9214 5525                                              Polis-e is a research engine for innovative policy research leading
Email: bsi@bsi.swin.edu.au                                             to sustainable societies and social renewal. Polis-e will facilitate
Website: www.scan.swin.edu.au                                          research development around these two themes, firstly by bringing
                                                                       together leading national and international academics and
Industrial Research Institute Swinburne (IRIS)                         practitioners for research outputs, and secondly by transmitting
Swinburne’s first research institute was formed in October 1994.       and disseminating research by the use of instruments such as an
The Institute focuses on applied research and technology transfer      electronic journal and chat site.
in collaboration with industry. Major research interests include
product design and innovation, advanced manufacturing                  Program Leader: Dr David Hayward
technologies, computer integrated manufacturing, surface and           Telephone: (03) 9214 8070/8825
precision engineering, energy and environmental technologies,          Facsimile: (03) 9819 5349
intelligent information technologies in manufacturing and industrial   Email: dhayward@swin.edu.au
engineering management.

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     Swinburne Computer Human Interaction Laboratory (SCHIL)                 Masters and PhD in Strategic Foresight are the first in the world and
     SCHIL was established in the early 1990s within the School of           are providing professional qualifications in this emerging field.
     Information Technology and in 1996 was formally recognised as a
                                                                             Co-directors: Professors Rick Slaughter and Nick Marsh
     Swinburne research centre. SCHIL’s focus is on human-computer
                                                                             Telephone: 9214 5982 / 5984
     interaction and cognitive engineering in information technology
                                                                             Facsimile: 9214 5985
     intensive environments. Research projects concentrate on the
                                                                             Email: rslaughter@swin.edu.au
     development of more effective principles and procedures for
                                                                                    marsh@globalforesight.co.nz
     human-centred design of interactive systems. Some projects
     involve the design of interfaces for human operators in complex         Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing
     safety-critical systems such as process control room environments,      The Swinburne Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing is
     emergency response centres, air defence, and medical critical care      hosted by the School of Biophysical Sciences and Electrical
     environments. Further projects involve the development of better        Engineering and is one of the newest and most rapidly growing
     methods for representing user needs and building usability into the     research centres in Australia.
     software engineering process.
                                                                             The founding director Professor Matthew Bailes, designed the
     Director: Professor Penelope Sanderson                                  Swinburne Supercluster, Australia’s most powerful supercomputer
     Telephone: (03) 9214 5089/5087                                          which is dedicated to astrophysics research. The group is a major
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 5501                                               user of the Parkes 64-m radio telescope operated by the Australia
     Email: psanderson@swin.edu.au                                           Telescope National Facility, and has been involved in the discovery
                                                                             and timing of many of the Southern millisecond pulsars.
     In addition to the specialist research centres, Swinburne
                                                                             Major projects are precision timing and pulsar searching, both of
     has a number of other centres that specialise in
                                                                             which are supported by Australian Research Council large grants.
     education, consultancy, training and research.                          The Centre collaborates with several groups around the world, but
                                                                             the major collaborators are at the Australia Telescope National
     Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
                                                                             Facility, Caltech, Jodrell Bank and MIT.
     The Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a
     world leader in the teaching and research of innovative                 Director: Mathew Bailes
     management practices. It offers a range of postgraduate programs        Telephone: (03) 9214 8782
     in entrepreneurship and innovation. Centre courses are offered in       Facsimile: (03) 9214 8797
     Sydney and Israel, as well as Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus.              Email:mbalies@swin.edu.au
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8512                                               Centre for Biomedical Instrumentation
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 5336                                               The Centre was established to provide a focus for research and
                                                                             consulting activities related to instrumentation for medical,
     Australian Foresight Institute
                                                                             physiological and psychophysiological use. The Centre draws on the
     The Australian Foresight Institute has been set up to provide a world
                                                                             strengths in instrumentation and biophysics within the School of
     leadership in the teaching and research in foresight. Foresight
                                                                             Biophysical Sciences and Electrical Engineering.
     enables forward view by building views and scenarios of the future
     and thereby sharpening perception of risks and opportunities in         Director: Dr Andrew Wood
     decision making today. The problem of coping with the rapid             Telephone: (03) 9214 8867
     change in economy, society, and environment provides the                Facsimile: (03) 9819 0856
     opportunity for foresight to emerge as a mainstream practice. The       Email: andrewwood@swin.edu.au

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Centre for Business and Management Research (CBMR)                          In addition to developing new algorithms, the Centre undertakes a
The Centre for Business and Management Research is located within           significant amount of commercial application of artificial neural
the School of Business and its role is to encourage and facilitate          networks and evolutionary algorithms.
research and consulting activities undertaken by members of the             Director: Associate Professor Tim Hendtlass
School of Business in the fields of marketing, human                        Telephone: (03) 9214 8863
resources/organisation behaviour, accounting/finance, demography            Facsimile: (03) 9819 6443
and social surveys and mixed mode modelling. The Centre also                Email: thendtlass@swin.edu.au
provides a means for both academics and postgraduate research               Website: http://gene.bsee.swin.edu.au/cis/index.htm
students to work collaboratively, to increase the interaction with
other researchers worldwide and to disseminate its research findings        Centre for Mathematical Modelling
to both the academic and broader community. The CBMR utilises the           The Centre for Mathematical Modelling is located within the School
School’s team of consultants and researchers to undertake                   of Mathematical Sciences. It brings together expertise and
consultancy and research services that provide practical and applied        experiences from a wide range of mathematical disciplines with a
outcomes in an interdisciplinary way.                                       long established reputation in educational, consulting and research
                                                                            activities. The Centre is keen to foster closer links with industry. It
Director: Professor Miles Nicholls                                          can offer industry partners research and consultancy services and
Telephone: (03) 9214 8390                                                   tailored in-house training programs. Services include:
Facsimile: (03) 9214 5245                                                   ■ consulting
Email: mnicholls@swin.edu.au                                                ■ collaborative research
                                                                            ■ in-house training programs
Centre for Imaging and Applied Optics (CIAO)
                                                                            ■ research
The Centre for Imaging and Applied Optics (CIAO) is involved in
applied optics research, primarily in the areas of confocal                 ■ short courses

microscopy, 2-photon scanning spot imaging, new optoelectronic              Director: Professor Alan Easton
materials, and fibre optic sensing. The Centre currently collaborates       Telephone: (03) 9214 8285
with Optiscan Imaging Limited (a leading Australian designer and            Facsimile: (03) 9819 0821
manufacturer of confocal microscope systems) to research and                Email: aeaston@swin.edu.au
develop ‘next generation’ imaging instruments. The Centre will also         Website: www.swin.edu.au/maths/cmm
establish a state-of-the-art confocal microscopy facility for scientific,
medical and industrial applications research.                               Centre for Micro-Photonics (CMP)
                                                                            The Centre for Micro-Photonics (CMP) was established at the
CIAO’s main research interests are in the following areas:                  beginning of 2000 with the arrival of Professor Min Gu at the School
■ Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy                                        of Biophysical Sciences and Electrical Engineering. The CMP is part
■ Two-photon microscopy                                                     of Swinburne Optics and Laser Laboratory.
■ Fibre optics sensors                                                      The mission of the CMP is to become an internationally leading
■ Industrial and medical imaging                                            centre in the area of micro-photonics and to create a world-class
■ Industrial and medical sensor applications                                laboratory for training research students. The aim of the CMP is to
■ Development of novel rare earth doped glasses for laser applications      develop novel optoelectronic imaging methods for biological studies
                                                                            and industrial applications, to understand working principles of
Co-Directors: Dr Alex Mazzolini and Professor Martin Harris                 optoelectronic instruments in biological and industrial applications,
Telephone: (03) 9214 8866                                                   and to understand mechanisms for light interaction with biological
Facsimile: (03) 9819 0856                                                   materials.
Email: amazzolini@swin.edu.au
                                                                            The CMP is divided into three research groups in the areas of
Website: www.swin.edu.au/optics/ciao/
                                                                            biophotonics, high-density optical data storage, and photonic
                                                                            crystals/devices.
Centre for Intelligent Systems
The Centre for Intelligent Systems specialises in developing and            Director: Professor Min Gu
applying algorithms for processing complex data sets and for                Telephone: (03) 9214 8776
optimising complex processes. The main techniques used are                  Email: mgu@swin.edu.au
artificial neural networks and evolutionary algorithms. Artificial neural
networks are used to uncover relationships in data using only a             Centre for Molecular Simulation
number of examples from the process to be understood. Evolutionary          The research of the Centre for Molecular Simulation is unique among
algorithms use the principles of Darwinian evolution to optimise the        computer science departments in Australian universities. The main
                                                                            focus of its activities is the application of computing methods to
performance of systems involving large numbers of interacting
                                                                            solve research problems in the physical sciences and engineering.
variables when the number is so large as to prohibit any attempts at
systematic search for the optimum combination. Over the past few            Consequently, a multidisciplinary approach is used with input from
years the Centre has developed a number of techniques for speeding          the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry and chemical
up evolutionary algorithms.                                                 engineering in addition to computer science. Research is being
                                                                            conducted on aspects of molecular simulation, phase transitions,

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                                                                           Swinburne Centre for Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy
                                                                           (SCULS)
                                                                           The Swinburne Centre for Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy (SCULS)
                                                                           was established in 1999, and together with the Centre for
                                                                           Imaging and Applied Optics (CIAO) and the Centre for
                                                                           Microphotonics forms the Swinburne Optics and Laser
                                                                           Laboratory. SCULS is a multi-disciplinary centre utilising state-of-
                                                                           the-art laser technology. The heart of the facility is a pulsed laser
                                                                           system, capable of generating intense laser pulses as short as
                                                                           fifty femtoseconds (a femtosecond is one billionth of a
                                                                           microsecond) a timescale that is essentially beyond ordinary
                                                                           human experience; ultrafast. This is, however, the fundamental
                                                                           timescale for atomic and molecular processes. Thus femtosecond
                                                                           laser pulses can be used as ultrahigh-resolution probes in a wide
                                                                           range of applications, involving chemistry, biology, physics, and
                                                                           engineering.

                                                                           Current research interests at SCULS include:
                                                                           ■   Real-time Molecular Dynamics
                                                                           ■   Ultrafast Coherence Spectroscopy in Atoms and Molecules
     polymer science and nanotechnology. The work involves the             ■   Molecular Biology
     design and application of Monte Carlo and both equilibrium and        ■   Femtosecond Laser Ablation (in collaboration with IRIS)
     non-equilibrium molecular dynamics techniques.
                                                                           ■   Non-linear Optics
     Director: Professor Richard Sadus                                     ■   Multiphoton Confocal Microscopy (in collaboration with CIAO)
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8773                                             ■   Ultracold Molecules
     Facsimile: (03) 9819 0823
     Email: rsadus@swin.edu.au                                             Director: Professor Peter Hannaford
     Website: www.it.swin.edu.au/centres/CMS/default.htm                   Telephone: (03) 9214 5164
                                                                           Facsimile: (03) 9214 5840
     Information Technology Innovation Group (ITIG)                        Email: phannaford@swin.edu.au
     The mission of the ITIG is to provide quality research and            Website: www.swin.edu.au/lasers/sculs
     development services to the information technology industry.
     ITIG’s immediate goal is to attain a national reputation as a group   The National Centre for Gender and Cultural Diversity
     that provides innovative and state-of-the-art computing solutions     The National Centre for Gender and Cultural Diversity is an
     to industry problems.                                                 initiative of Swinburne. The Centre aims to create innovative work
                                                                           and study environments that recognise and build on
     Currently, ITIG is working on a wide range of projects involving
                                                                           understandings of gender and cultural diversity. We provide a
     mobile computing technologies, pen-based computing devices,
                                                                           range of research, consultancy and training services to
     world wide web and internet applications, and multimedia
                                                                           organisations, and specialise in working in technical fields where
     development.
                                                                           men are over-represented. Our expertise includes cross-cultural
     Head: Dr Ying Leung                                                   issues, masculinity, women in engineering issues, managing
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8765                                             diversity programs and evaluation.
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 8736
                                                                           Manager: Dr Sue Lewis
     Email: yleung@swin.edu.au
                                                                           Telephone: (03) 9214 8633
                                                                           Facsimile: (03) 9214 8643
                                                                           Email: ncgcd@swin.edu.au




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     Students undertake research training   Master by Research
     at Swinburne in the following ways:    Masters students generally undertake their formal and
                                            supervised research training over a period of two years full-
                                            time or four years part-time. Research can be undertaken at
                                            Swinburne or an approved external organisation. Students
                                            holding a Bachelors degree with honours, or other
                                            qualifications deemed equivalent, are eligible for admission.




Postgraduate programs

[ by research ]

                                            Doctor of Philosophy
                                                                                                         by research
                                            Students holding a Bachelors degree with a first or upper second
                                            class honours, or other qualifications deemed equivalent, are
                                            eligible for admission. To complete a PhD, students undertake a
                                            major piece of original, supervised research work. Research can
                                            be undertaken at Swinburne or an approved external
                                            organisation. Assessment is based entirely on the examination of
                                            a major thesis, generally completed in three years of full-time or
                                            six years part-time study.


                                            Professional Doctorates
                                            Swinburne offers postgraduate students the opportunity to
                                            undertake a Professional Doctorate in a number of specialised
                                            fields. Unlike the Doctor of Philosophy, students of Professional
                                            Doctorates are required to complete both coursework and
                                            research components.
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                                              Applied and Industrial Sciences

                                              Chemical Sciences
Applied and Industrial Sciences by Research




                                              MAppSc/PhD
                                              Major research activities include:
                                              Biotechnology and Bioprocesses
                                              ■ Biodegradation of lignin-like wastes, including
                                                 xenobiotic compounds
                                              ■ Fungal processes and bioreactors
                                              ■ Bacterial processing
                                              ■ Enzyme technology
                                              ■ Protein chemistry and peptide synthesis
                                              ■ Structure-function relationships of enzymes
                                              ■ Bioactive compounds from fungi
                                              ■ Macromolecular structures and molecular
                                                 modeling
                                              ■ Biodegradable plastic polymers
                                              ■ Baculovirus systems in molecular biology
                                              ■ Molecular biology and production of proteins

                                              Colloid Science
                                              ■ Interaction of fine particles in suspension
                                              ■ Surface hydrophobicity of solids
                                              ■ Advanced composite materials
                                              ■ Minerals processing, minerals recovery
                                              ■ Adsorption of heavy metals onto inorganic and
                                                 organic substrates
                                              ■ Waste treatment technology
                                              ■ Studies of micro-porous substances

                                              Chemical analysis
                                              ■ Analysis of compounds released in
                                                 aromatherapy
                                              ■ Development of chromatographic techniques
                                              ■ Development of electrophoretic techniques
                                              ■ Development of environmentally-friendly
                                                 analytical techniques

                                              Electrochemistry
                                              ■ Battery and fuel cell technology
                                              ■ Corrosion
                                              ■ Electroanalysis
                                              ■ Electroplating and machining
                                              ■ Waste destruction and water purification
                                              ■ Electrosynthesis


                                                   Further information
                                                   School of Engineering and Science
                                                   Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
                                                   Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
                                                   Email: engsci@swin.edu.au




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Business, Innovation and Management

Business                                             Entrepreneurship                                      Management
                                                     and Innovation




                                                                                                                                                               Business, Innovation and Management by Research
MBus/PhD                                                                                                   MBus/PhD
                                                     MBus/PhD                                              Existing research projects at present are
Research activities are concentrated in the
                                                     Existing research projects are organised around       organised around three related and partially
following disciplines. Examples of recent
                                                     related streams:                                      overlapping streams:
research are:
                                                     ■ Commercialising research                            ■ Innovation and business development
Accounting                                                                                                 ■ Organisation dynamics and change
                                                     ■ Innovation for business growth
■ The role of audit competence in the judgement                                                            ■ Strategic management and strategic change
                                                     ■ Innovation policy
   of audit quality from the user’s perspective
                                                     ■ Venture capital                                     Research topics can be effectively undertaken in
■ Loan project analysis and appraisal
                                                                                                           areas such as:
■ Corporate respectability                           All research is of an interdisciplinary nature with
                                                     the major focus on research identified as relevant    ■ Human resource management practices
■ Balanced scorecard from an Australian
   perspective                                       to business and industry growth or strategic          ■ Innovation strategies

■ Ethnic and gender differences in Accounting        development.                                          ■ International competitiveness
   students’ perception of their future work                                                               ■ Managing change
                                                          Further information:
   environment                                                                                             ■ Organisational analysis
                                                          Swinburne Graduate School of
■ Student learning in accounting                          Management (SGSM)                                ■ Organisational re-engineering
■ The changing role of teachers into published            Telephone: (03) 9214 5529                        ■ Organisational studies
   researchers                                            Facsimile: (03) 9214 5336                        ■ Small business establishment
                                                          Email: sgsm@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                           ■ Strategic alliances
Marketing and Business Modelling                          Website: www.swin.edu.au/sgsm
■ The nature of market orientation and new                                                                 ■ Strategic management practices
   product development                                                                                     ■ Strategic market analysis and research
■ The development of new constructs and tools                                                              Also, research of an interdisciplinary nature and
   for strategic management                                                                                research which is international and comparative
■ The impact of technology on service delivery                                                             in the above areas is encouraged.
■ Electronic and internet marketing
■ The measure of customer satisfaction                                                                          Further information
                                                                                                                Research Coordinator
■ Information processing for marketing
                                                                                                                Telephone: (03) 9214 8403
   advantage
                                                                                                                Swinburne Graduate School of
Law
                                                                                                                Management (SGSM)
■ International business law                                                                                    Telephone: (03) 9214 5529
■ International environmental law                                                                               Facsimile: (03) 9214 5336
■ Marketing law                                                                                                 Email: sgsm@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                                Website: www.swin.edu.au/sgsm
■ Intellectual property law
■ Contract law
■ E-Commerce law

Human Resource Management /
Organisation Behaviour
■ The development of an organisational
   diagnostic consulting tool
■ Survivor syndrome as an outcome of
   organisational downsizing
■ The effectiveness of collaborative use of
   information technologies/telecommunications
   by school separated by distance

Economics
■ An evaluation of tight monetary policy as a
   corrective measure
■ An evaluation of educational programs
■ Industry policy, particularly in relation to the
   auto industry
■ Taxation policy as it affects industry and
   technology
■ The efficiency of labour market operations in
   adjusting to problems

      Further information
      School of Business
      Telephone: (03) 9214 5046
      Facsimile: (03) 9819 2117
      Email: busheh@swin.edu.au
      Website: www.swin.edu.au/business



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                                       Computing and Information Technology                                                                           [profile]

                                       Information Technology                            Mathematical Sciences
Computing and Information Technology




                                       MAppSc/MBus/PhD                                   MAppSc/PhD
                                       Research is concentrated in Human Computer        Research activities are concentrated in                                   Brendan Rogers
                                       Interactions, Software Engineering, Information   mathematical and statistical modelling and its
                                       Systems, Computational Intelligence, E-           application to problems in industry, commerce,
                                       Commerce, Internet and Technologies, Computer     engineering or science and mathematics
                                       Simulation and Physical Applications.             education.

                                       Research Groups include:                          Centre for Research and Development
                                                                                         ■ Statistical and mathematical modelling in
                                       Swinburne Computer Human Interaction                sport, leisure and health industries              Ever dreamt of having a state-of-the-
                                       Laboratory (SCHIL)                                ■ Internet delivery of mathematical services
                                       ■ Human Computer Interaction
                                                                                                                                             art home like Bill Gates? Automatic
                                                                                         ■ Computational mathematics applied to flow
                                       ■ Cognitive Engineering                             and diffusion problems in industrial and          lights that gently turn on and off as you
                                       ■ User interface Design and Advanced User           environmental situations                          enter and leave rooms or can be
                                          Interfaces                                     ■ Fractal analysis                                  activated remotely to make your home
                                       ■ Usability Engineering Methods and Tools         ■ Biological modelling
                                                                                                                                             look occupied. The ability to view video
                                       Software Engineering                              ■ Mathematical modelling of industrial and
                                                                                                                                             footage of your home remotely via a PC
                                       ■ Software testing                                  business problems
                                                                                         ■ Operational research/management service
                                                                                                                                             to determine what has triggered your
                                       ■ Software metrics
                                                                                           application in agriculture, sport, industry and   security alarm.
                                       ■ Component-based development
                                                                                           commerce
                                       ■ Requirements engineering                                                                            Brendan Rogers makes these hi-tech
                                                                                         ■ Mathematical education, particularly on the
                                       ■ Software process improvement                                                                        dreams a reality. His education at
                                                                                           role of technology in teaching and learning of
                                                                                           tertiary and upper secondary mathematics
                                                                                                                                             Swinburne is a good example of the TAFE
                                       Internet Computing
                                                                                                                                             to PhD progression the University offers.
                                       ■ Teamwork, Workflow and Software
                                          Development on the Web                             Further information
                                                                                             School of Mathematical Sciences                 Brendan undertook a Tertiary Orientation
                                       ■ Web-based Computer-Supported Cooperative                                                            Program (TOP) in the TAFE area before
                                                                                             Telephone: (03) 9214 8484
                                          Work (CSCW)/Groupware                              Facsimile: (03) 9819 0821                       completing a degree in electrical and
                                       ■ Internet/Web-based computing                        Email: vrorke@swin.edu.au                       electronic engineering, and a PhD and
                                       ■ Software Development Environments                   Website: www.swin.edu.au/maths
                                                                                                                                             post-doctoral research in artificial
                                       ■ Distributed Systems Tools                                                                           intelligence.
                                       E-Commerce and Information Systems                                                                    He is now a director of Clever Home Pty
                                       ■ Conceptual Modelling
                                                                                                                                             Ltd, a company that designs innovative
                                       ■ Information and Organisations                                                                       automated systems for the home. The
                                       ■ Requirements Engineering                                                                            company integrates equipment from
                                       ■ Information Systems in developing countries                                                         different manufacturers and develops
                                       Computational Intelligence                                                                            software for each unique application.
                                       ■ Artificial neural networks
                                                                                                                                             “Using conventional light switches and
                                       ■ Evolutionary programming
                                                                                                                                             uncoordinated appliances will soon be
                                       ■ Fuzzy logic
                                                                                                                                             considered old-fashioned,” Brendan said.
                                       ■ Hybrid systems
                                                                                                                                             “New homes are increasingly being fitted
                                       Centre for Molecular Simulation                                                                       with systems that integrate and network
                                       ■ Molecular Simulation of Fluids
                                                                                                                                             the control of lights, air-conditioning,
                                       ■ Non-equilibrium molecular dynamics
                                                                                                                                             watering, security, surveillance,
                                       ■ Fluid theories
                                                                                                                                             communications, roller-shutters, blinds
                                       ■ Intermolecular potentials
                                                                                                                                             and entertainment. This enables
                                       ■ Critical phenomena
                                                                                                                                             homeowners to enjoy greater
                                       ■ Equations of state for polymers                                                                     convenience, safety, security and
                                       ■ Phase equilibria                                                                                    flexibility. Software can be changed at any
                                       Centre for Information Technology                                                                     time and tailored to suit the client’s
                                       Innovation                                                                                            needs,” he said.
                                       ■ Mobile computing technologies
                                       ■ Pen-based computing devices
                                       ■ World Wide Web and Internet applications
                                       ■ Multimedia development


                                            Further information
                                            School of Information Technology
                                            Telephone: (03) 9214 5505
                                            Facsimile: (03) 9819 0823
                                            Email: info@it.swin.edu.au
                                            Website: www.it.swin.edu.au

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    Design

Design




                                                    Design by Research
MDes/PhD
Current research projects include:
■ A cognitive simulation model of colour design
   strategies
■ The cognitive structure of colour space
■ The design of an instrument for use in Anterior
   Cruciate Ligament surgery
■ Lithographic transfer as a catalyst for
   invention
■ Public perceptions of the design professions


     Further information
     National School of Design
     Telephone: (03) 9214 6882
     Facsimile: (03) 9521 2665
     Email: awhitfield@swin.edu.au




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                                         Engineering and Technology

                                         Civil Engineering and Building                      Electrical Engineering                                Industrial Research
Engineering and Technology by Research




                                         MEng/PhD                                            MEng/PhD                                              MEng/PhD/PhD(Ind)
                                         Major research activities include:                  Research is concentrated in two Centres:              Industrial Research Institute Swinburne (IRIS)
                                         Geotechnical Engineering                                                                                  IRIS specialises in applied research and
                                                                                             Centre for Intelligent Systems
                                         ■ Evaluation of road performance using laser                                                              development of industrially-relevant technologies
                                                                                             ■ Concentrates on developing and applying
                                            profilometers                                                                                          and sciences. The institute offers postgraduate
                                                                                                artificial networks, expert systems, fuzzy logic
                                         ■ Modelling deterioration of pavements                                                                    research places in the following specialisations:
                                                                                                and genetic algorithms
                                         ■ Stabilisation of movements of expansive soils                                                           ■ Automation and Control

                                         ■ Rehabilitation of light structures damaged by
                                                                                             Swinburne Laboratory for                              ■ CAD/CAM
                                            movements of expansive soils                     Telecommunications Research                           ■ CIM
                                                                                             ■ Provides a focus for research into the rapidly      ■ Lasers
                                         ■ Classification of soils in the field by new
                                            methods                                             evolving digital transmission technologies,        ■ Industrial Engineering
                                                                                                including optic fibre-based and radio-based
                                         ■ Utilisation of industrial waste for earth brick                                                         ■ Industrial Information Technologies
                                                                                                mobile, multimedia and multimedia service
                                            manufacture                                                                                            ■ Microwaves
                                                                                                networks
                                                                                                                                                   ■ Non-Contract Inspection
                                         Hydraulic Engineering
                                         ■ Litter separation in urban stormwater systems
                                                                                                  Further information                              ■ Polymers
                                                                                                  School of Biophysical Sciences and               ■ Rapid Prototyping
                                         ■ Urban drainage                                         Electrical Engineering
                                         ■ Silt traps                                             Telephone: (03) 9214 8859                        ■ Robotics
                                                                                                  Facsimile: (03) 9819 0856
                                         Infrastructure Asset Performance                         Email: lyoung@swin.edu.au                             Further information
                                         ■ Assessment of road roughness by truck driver           Website: www.swin.edu.au/bioscieleceng                Industrial Research Institute Swinburne (IRIS)
                                            perception                                                                                                  Telephone: (03) 9214 8600
                                                                                                                                                        Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050
                                         ■ Turbidity models for city water supplies
                                                                                                                                                        Email: iris@swin.edu.au
                                         ■ Clean water supply in court bowl distribution                                                                Website: www.swin.edu.au/iris
                                            systems
                                         ■ The effectiveness of small wetlands in the
                                            treatment of runoff water
                                         ■ Modelling breakages of pipes
                                         ■ Utilising waste tips for methane production

                                              Further information
                                              School of Engineering and Science
                                              Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
                                              Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
                                              Email: engsci@swin.edu.au




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Mechanical and Manufacturing
Engineering




                                                   Engineering and Technology by Research
MEng/PhD
Major research activities include:
Applied Mechanics
■ Axial collapse of thin-walled metal tubes
■ Mechanics of a metal plate cut by a wedge
■ Scaling of metal structures involving
   tearing/fracture
■ Energy absorption in splitting/indenting metal
   tubes
■ Energy absorption of porous cellular materials
■ Mechanical properties of porous materials at
   high strain rates
■ Buckling/energy absorption of composite tubes
■ Fracture of brittle materials during laser
   cutting
■ Thermal shock of advanced ceramics
   components

Engineering Design Modelling
■ Representation and implementation of
   technological system models
■ Screw theory and robot motion
■ Development of a probabilistic design toolbox
■ Computations of functions of random variables

Surface Engineering
■ Characterisation of plasma-treated surfaces
■ High pressure gas quenching in vacuum heat
   transfer
■ Wear mechanisms of surface engineering
   surfaces
■ Filtered cathodic arc deposition
■ Lubricant coatings
■ Multi-layer
■ Diamond
■ Corrosion resistance of vapour deposited
   coatings
■ Tribological performance of vapour deposited
   coatings in aggressive environments

     Further information
     School of Engineering and Science
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
     Email: engsci@swin.edu.au




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     [profile]                                   Health and Human Services

                                                 Biomedical Instrumentation                             Psychology
                                                 MAppSc/PhD                                             MA/PhD
                                                 Research is concentrated in:                           Psychology
     Peter Line                                                                                         ■ Applied Social Psychology
                                                 Centre for Biomedical Instrumentation
                                                 ■ Provides a focus for research and consulting         ■ Child and family functioning
                                                    activities related to instrumentation for medical   ■ Counselling psychology
                                                    and physiological use.                              ■ Cross-cultural psychology
                                                                                                        ■ Decision making processes
                                                      Further information
                                                      School of Biophysical Sciences and                ■ Emotional disorders
     Dr Peter Line is a professional officer          Electrical Engineering                            ■ Gender
                                                      Telephone: (03) 9214 8859                         ■ Health psychology
     at the Australian Radiation Protection           Facsimile: (03) 9819 0856
                                                                                                        ■ Motivation and personality
     and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).             Email: lyoung@swin.edu.au
                                                      Website: www.swin.edu.au/bioscieleceng            ■ Psychology and the law
     In his current position at ARPANSA’s                                                               ■ Social Policy
     Non-Ionizing Radiation Section, Peter
                                                                                                            Further information
     is monitoring studies into the                                                                         School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
     radiation effects from mobile phones.
                                                 Neurosciences                                              Telephone: (03) 9214 5209
                                                                                                            Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574
     “I am involved in the independent           MAppSc/PhD                                                 Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au
     monitoring of exposure conditions of                                                                   Website: www.swin.edu.au/sbs/
                                                 Brian Sciences Institute
     studies which are investigating the         The Institute is engaged in research to understand
     possible harmful effects of                 the relationship between cognitive processes and
     electromagnetic radiation from mobile       affective states, and the rhythms of electrical
     phones. Part of the monitoring includes     activity in the human brain.
     estimating the Specific Absorption Rate     Areas of research include:
     (SAR) in mice exposed to
                                                 ■ Brain rhythmic activity
     electromagnetic radiation from mobile
                                                 ■ Functional brain imaging
     phones,” Peter said.
                                                 ■ Working memory
     He is preparing a summary report on the     ■ Attention
     environmental electromagnetic energy        ■ Intelligence
     levels from various radio frequency         ■ Psychopharmacology
     sources including TV transmitters, FM       ■ Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
     and AM radio transmitters, and mobile       ■ Schizophrenia
     phone base stations in 14 different
     locations in Australia.                          Further information
                                                      Brain Sciences Institute
     Peter graduated with a Bachelor of               Tlephone: (03) 9214 8822
     Applied Science from Swinburne in 1990,          Facsimile: (03) 9214 5525
     majoring in Biophysics and Instrumental          Email: bsi@mind.scan.swin.edu.au
                                                      Website: www.scan.swin.edu.au
     Science. Following graduation, he began
     postgraduate studies with the Swinburne
     Centre for Applied Neurosciences which
     is now known as the Brain Sciences
     Institute (BSI).
     In 1993, Peter gained his Masters for
     research into cognitive neuroscience
     which he carried out at the BSI. He later
     began work as a research assistant with
     the BSI before becoming a research
     scientist with the Brain Dynamics
     Laboratory at the Mental Health
     Research Institute of Victoria in 1996.
     Peter received his PhD from Swinburne
     in 1998 for research into schizophrenia.




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Social Sciences and Arts

Language and Culture                                  Social and Behavioural Sciences




                                                                                                                                                              Social Sciences and Arts by Research
MA/PhD                                                MA/PhD                                                 Sociology
                                                                                                             ■ Comparative sociology
There are four main areas of research: Asian          Research activities are concentrated in the
                                                                                                             ■ Ethnicity and migration
Languages and Cultures, Asian Studies (Asia-          following areas:
Australia Research Centre), Italian Language and                                                             ■ Families, marriage and sexuality
Culture, and Political Studies. The following are     Asian Studies                                          ■ Medical sociology and deinstitutionalisation
                                                      ■ Citizenship, democracy and globalisation in Asia     ■ Urban sociology and housing
examples of recent research:
                                                      ■ The comparative study of southeast Asian             ■ Work employment and organisations
Asian Languages and Cultures                             modernities
■ Cultural rhythms: Odaiko drumming in modern         ■ Comparative urban studies: global cities of the           Further information
   Japan                                                 Asia-Pacific                                             School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
■ The educational implications of the concept of      ■ The analysis of political change in Cambodia              Telephone: (03) 9214 5209
   internationalisation                                                                                           Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574
                                                      ■ Democracy, dissent, and the labour movement in
■ Korean affairs                                                                                                  Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au
                                                         Indonesia                                                Website: www.swin.edu.au/sbs/
■ Music in Yoshiwarra                                 ■ Women’s organisations and the role of women in
■ The semantics of the verbs of visiting in              Indonesia
   Japanese
                                                      Australian Studies
Asian Studies                                         ■ Auditing democracy in Australia
■ An analysis of political change in Cambodia         ■ Australian Political parties
■ The origins of corporatism in Indonesian politics   ■ Australian populist movements

Italian Language and Culture                          ■ Industrial disputation
■ The dialect of Sessa Aurunca.                       ■ Judicial independence in Victoria
■ Mythos and logos in the works of Cesare Pavese      ■ Models of citizenship in Australia
   (1908-1950)                                        ■ Trade union history
■ Peer tutoring program for first year students of    ■ Women munition workers during the second
   Italian: An alternative learning approach             world war
■ The role of language and culture for business
                                                      Media and Communications
   and education
                                                      ■ The changing face of literary culture and literacy
     Further information                              ■ Communications policy
     School of Business                               ■ New media and new communications
     Telephone: (03) 9214 5046                           environments
     Facsimile: (03) 9819 2117
                                                      ■ New writing technologies
     Email: busheh@swin.edu.au
     Website: www.swin.edu.au/business                ■ The political economy of media and
                                                         telecommunications

                                                      Philosophy and Cultural Inquiry
                                                      ■ Contemporary European philosophy
                                                      ■ Environmental philosophy
                                                      ■ History and Philosophy of Science
                                                      ■ Philosophy of social science
                                                      ■ Political, social and cultural philosophy

                                                      Politics
                                                      ■ Australian political history
                                                      ■ Australian political parties
                                                      ■ Citizenship in Australia
                                                      ■ Hong Kong in transition: politics, business and
                                                         social policy
                                                      ■ Political biography
                                                      ■ Political economy of employment
                                                      ■ Politics of workplace relations
                                                      ■ Public policy in Australia
                                                      ■ Regime change and social transformation in
                                                         Indonesia
                                                      ■ Regime change in Cambodia
                                                      ■ Social movements in Australia




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                          Professional Doctorates

                          Business Administration                              Psychology                                            Strategic Foresight
Professional Doctorates




                          Course title                                         Course title                                          Course title
                          Professional Doctorate of Business Administration    Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology      Professional Doctorate in Strategic Foresight*
                                                                               Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology
                          Duration                                                                                                   Duration
                          Two and a half years full-time or equivalent         Duration                                              Six semesters full-time or equivalent part-time.
                          part-time.                                           Three years full-time or equivalent part-time.
                                                                                                                                     Location
                          Location                                             Location                                              Hawthorn campus.
                          Hawthorn campus.                                     Hawthorn campus.
                                                                                                                                     Entry requirements
                          Entry requirements                                   Entry requirements                                    Demonstrated highly advanced professional skills
                          A Master of Business Administration degree from      A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or   and experience and preferably a Masters degree
                          a recognised tertiary institution (or approved       approved equivalent) with a major in psychology       in a relevant specialisation OR satisfactory
                          equivalent) or at least five years suitable          plus a fourth year (at least at H2A level) approved   completion of the Master of Strategic Foresight at
                          managerial experience in a field related to the      by the Australian Psychological Society.              a credit level average or better, with at least two
                          candidate’s thesis topic, and a minimum of credit                                                          distinctions.
                          level work in most of the coursework units of the    Course overview
                          MBA (or equivalent).                                 This higher degree by research provides the           Course overview
                                                                               opportunity to develop professional skills in         This Doctoral level of study involves developing
                          Course overview                                      counselling or health psychology.                     graduates who have a leading role in the
                          The Swinburne DBA aims to develop high calibre                                                             discipline of strategic foresight and who will
                          executives with managerial and applied research      Subjects include                                      provide examples of ‘cutting edge’ practice in
                          skills by employing three critical integrating       The Masters of Psychology (Counselling/Health         their work. Applicants are likely to be advanced
                          lenses on organisations:                             Psychology) subjects and a substantial research       professionals who are already working in or who
                                                                               thesis.                                               have worked in, large organisations, businesses,
                          ■ Entrepreneurship: Opportunity Based
                             Management,                                       Professional recognition                              government utilities as planners, strategy
                          ■ Strategy: Achieving Competitive Advantage          Counselling Psychology: membership of the             consultants, environmental scanners, marketing
                             and,                                              Australian Psychological Society and after            managers or other similar roles and who are
                                                                               appropriate supervised practice, membership of        looking for new ways to understand the positive
                          ■ Organisation: Managing Complexity,
                                                                               the APS College of Counselling Psychologists and      and negative implications of global change and to
                             Uncertainty and Change.
                                                                               registration as a specialist counselling              interpret these into organisational contexts
                          The DBA also weaves together theory and              psychologist in the State of Victoria.
                          practice, developing research capability which is:                                                         Subjects include
                                                                               Health Psychology: registration as a psychologist     Doctoral practicum, Reading Unit A, Reading Unit
                          ■ problem/project centred,
                                                                               in the State of Victoria, and after appropriate       B, Doctoral Thesis.
                          ■ industry based, and
                                                                               supervised practice, membership of the APS
                          ■ oriented towards business growth, strategic                                                              Professional recognition
                                                                               College of Health Pyschologists.
                             issues, managing complex/virtual/out sourced                                                            The World Futures Studies Federation
                             organisations, managing change/complex                 Further information
                             systems in the context of turbulence.                  School of Social and Behavioural Sciences             Further information
                                                                                    Telephone: (03) 9214 5209                             Australian Foresight Institute
                          Subjects include                                          Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574                             Telephone: (03) 9214 5982
                          Advanced seminars focusing on Enterpreneurship,           Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au                           Facsimile: (03) 9214 5985
                          Strategic Management and Managing Change in               Website: www.swin.edu.au/sbs/                         Email: rslaughter@swin.edu.au
                          Turbulence and Uncertainty; the Practicum is
                                                                                                                                     *Subject to accreditation
                          designed to ensure participants have
                          methodological requirements to successfully carry
                          out the demands of the thesis. The thesis is
                          expected to represent a major advancement in
                          professional theory/practice with implementable
                          outcomes.

                               Further information
                               Swinburne Graduate School of
                               Management (SGSM)
                               Telephone: (03) 9214 5529
                               Facsimile: (03) 9214 5336
                               Email: sgsm@swin.edu.au
                               Website: www.swin.edu.au/sgsm




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                    Graduate Certificate
                    This is usually an entry level postgraduate qualification for
                    applicants with several years work experience and is an
                    attractive alternative for those without any formal
                    undergraduate qualifications. It is generally undertaken
                    over one semester full-time or one year part-time.




 Postgraduate programs

[ by coursework ]


                    Graduate Diploma
                                                                                by coursework
                    Generally a one year full-time or equivalent part-time course.
                    Applicants must normally have undertaken an undergraduate
                    degree, with a major in the proposed area of study.
                    Applicants without a degree, but with substantial appropriate
                    industry experience, may also be eligible to apply.

                    Masters Degree by Coursework
                    The duration of a masters degree course varies by subject
                    area but is generally from one to two years full-time (or
                    equivalent part-time). Applicants must normally have
                    undertaken an undergraduate degree.




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                                                Applied and Industrial Sciences

                                                Astronomy                                             Chemistry                                             Cleaner Production
Applied and Industrial Sciences by Coursework




                                                Course title                                          Course title                                          Course title
                                                Graduate Certificate of Science (Astronomy)           Master of Applied Science (Computational              Graduate Certificate in Cleaner Production
                                                Graduate Diploma of Science (Astronomy)               Chemistry/Biomolecular Design)                        Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Cleaner
                                                Master of Science (Astronomy)                                                                               Production)*
                                                                                                      Duration                                              Master of Applied Science (Cleaner Production)*
                                                Duration                                              One year full-time or equivalent part-time.
                                                Graduate Certificate: equivalent to two semesters                                                           Duration
                                                part-time.                                            Location                                              Graduate Certificate: up to two years full-time or
                                                Graduate Diploma: equivalent to four semesters        Largely offered via the Internet. This course is      part-time.
                                                part-time.                                            provided jointly by Swinburne (Hawthorn campus),      Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent
                                                Masters: equivalent to six semesters part-time.       Northern Territory University, Victorian College of   part-time.
                                                                                                      Pharmacy (Monash University), and the University      Masters: one and a half years full-time or
                                                Location                                              of Tasmania.                                          equivalent part-time.
                                                Online.
                                                                                                      Entry requirements                                    Location
                                                Entry requirements                                    A degree in chemistry from a recognised tertiary      Hawthorn campus.
                                                A degree or diploma from a recognised tertiary        institution (or approved equivalent) plus one or
                                                institution (or approved equivalent) or relevant      two years appropriate experience (this may            Entry requirements
                                                experience. Entry is restricted to residents of       include an honours year, a graduate diploma or        A degree or diploma in applied science or
                                                Australia and New Zealand. Students who are           experience in teaching or industry).                  engineering from a recognised tertiary institution
                                                admitted to the Graduate Certificate, and who                                                               (or approved equivalent) or relevant experience.
                                                obtain a credit average, will qualify for admission   Course overview
                                                with full credit to a higher level of the program.    The course aims to develop in students: mastery       Course overview
                                                                                                      of the broad scientific principles and theory         This program provides advanced training in the
                                                Students are expected to be computer literate and     underlying computational chemistry, mastery of        field of cleaner production for applied scientists
                                                to have Internet access outside of Swinburne.         software applications used in computational           and engineers and equips graduates with the
                                                                                                      chemistry, a thorough understanding of the            knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them to
                                                Course overview
                                                                                                      methods of computational chemistry and                audit, operate and design industrial systems
                                                This program covers the fundamental concepts
                                                                                                      competence in their application. Applications and     according to the principles of cleaner production.
                                                and ‘big questions’ of modern astronomy, in order
                                                                                                      problems will be relevant to industry. The course
                                                to equip students with a good overall                                                                       Subjects include
                                                                                                      also provides a base from which specialised PhD
                                                understanding and general knowledge about                                                                   Principles of Cleaner Production, Resource
                                                                                                      research may proceed. Graduates will be able to
                                                modern astronomy, rather than training as a                                                                 Technology, Environmental Regulation,
                                                                                                      take advantage of modern technology and play a
                                                professional astronomer. The Graduate Certificate                                                           Environmental Management, Environmental
                                                                                                      constructive role in technological change in
                                                provides subjects suitable for members of the                                                               Systems, Environmental Economics, Eco-Design
                                                                                                      society.
                                                general public who wish to obtain an overview of                                                            and Auditing, Cleaner Production in Industry,
                                                astronomy with the option to continue to more         Subjects include                                      Research Project.
                                                advanced subjects and qualifications. The             The Scope of Computational Chemistry, Molecular
                                                intention of the Graduate Diploma course is to        Modelling, Approximate Quantum Chemistry, Basic            Further information
                                                provide scope for more specialist study in            Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships              Graduate Certificate:
                                                astronomy, while the Masters provides                 (QSAR), Ab initio Quantum Chemistry, Molecular             TAFE School of Engineering
                                                opportunities for major project work.                                                                            Telephone: (03) 9214 8504
                                                                                                      Mechanics and Dynamics plus a Research Project
                                                                                                                                                                 Graduate Diploma and Masters:
                                                                                                      and Report. Elective subject to be chosen from             School of Engineering and Science
                                                Subjects include
                                                                                                      Advanced Molecular Modelling, Advanced Ab initio           Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
                                                Exploring the Solar System, Exploring Stars and
                                                                                                      Quantum Chemistry and Advanced QSAR.                       Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
                                                the Milky Way, Exploring Galaxies and the
                                                                                                                                                                 Email: engsci@swin.edu.au
                                                Cosmos, Theories of Space and Time, History of             Further information
                                                Astronomy, Astrophotography and CCD Imaging,               School of Engineering and Science                *Also available as an Engineering qualification
                                                Studies in Space Exploration, Tools of Modern              Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
                                                Astronomy, Introductory Radio Astronomy and the            Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
                                                Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence.                 Email: engsci@swin.edu.au

                                                   Further information
                                                   School of Biophysical Sciences and Electrical
                                                   Engineering
                                                   Telephone: (03) 9214 8859
                                                   Email: astro@swin.edu.au
                                                   Website:
                                                   www.swin.edu.au/astronomy/sao/welcome.html




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See Also
Master of Applied Science Refer Research section

Doctor of Philosophy Refer Research section        John Betts
                                                   Master of Science (Astronomy)


                                                   John Betts discovered astronomy as an
                                                   11 year old, when he realised the
                                                   ‘ambiguous line’ in the sky was in fact
                                                   Orion’s belt. Reading books
                                                   on astronomy and receiving a 4 inch
                                                   Newtonian reflector as a birthday
                                                   present only fuelled his interest.
                                                   Around 12 months ago, John began
                                                   searching the Internet for a
                                                   correspondence course and discovered
                                                   Swinburne’s Graduate Certificate of
                                                   Science (Astronomy). He has since
                                                   completed the certificate and is now
                                                   enrolled in the Master of Science
                                                   (Astronomy).
                                                   “My main aim for taking up the course
                                                   was to increase my understanding of
                                                   astronomy,” he said.
                                                   John works as a project engineer at the
                                                   Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular
                                                   Coastal Dynamics (ICoD) at the University
                                                   of Malta. He is responsible for the
                                                   operation and maintenance of all remote
                                                   sensing equipment and the installation of
                                                   equipment at the ICoD offices.
                                                   He is currently working on a long-term
                                                   project called Seawatch that is supported
                                                   by ICoD. Seawatch is a remote-sensing
                                                   project that uses sensors on board
                                                   commercial earth monitoring satellites to
                                                   download data and images of the coast
                                                   and coastal waters in a number of
                                                   wavelengths. This data is used to monitor
                                                   water quality and pollution.
                                                   “I have found the high-tech delivery of
                                                   Astronomy programs to be extremely
                                                   flexible and convenient. If it wasn’t for the
                                                   online delivery, I wouldn’t have the time
                                                   and knowledge to fully enjoy my hobby,”
                                                   John said.




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                                                    Business, Innovation and Management

                                                    Accounting and Finance                                  Applied Business                                    Business Administration
Business, Innovation and Management by Coursework




                                                    Course title                                            Course title                                        Course title
                                                    Graduate Certificate of Business (Accounting and        Graduate Certificate in Applied Business            Graduate Certificate of Business
                                                    Finance)                                                                                                    Administration/Management*
                                                    Graduate Diploma of Business (Accounting and            Duration                                            Graduate Diploma of Business
                                                    Finance)                                                Six months full-time or one year part-time.         Administration/Management*
                                                                                                                                                                Master of Management*
                                                    Duration                                                Location                                            Master of Business Administration*
                                                    Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.               Hawthorn campus.
                                                    Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.                                                                      Duration
                                                                                                            Entry requirements                                  Graduate Certificate: one trimester full-time or
                                                    Location                                                A degree or diploma from a recognised tertiary      equivalent part-time
                                                    Hawthorn campus.                                        institution (or approved equivalent) and at least   Graduate Diploma: two trimesters full-time or
                                                                                                            three years work experience, or five years          equivalent part-time.
                                                    Entry requirements                                      relevant experience in a responsible position in    Masters: four trimesters (or three trimesters in the
                                                    A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or     business or industry.                               accelerated mode) or equivalent part-time.
                                                    approved equivalent) or relevant business
                                                    experience.                                             Course overview                                     Location
                                                                                                            This course has been designed to meet the needs     Hawthorn campus.
                                                    Entry is also available for applicants who wish to      of mature age students who may wish to broaden
                                                    complete the Master of Business Administration          the skills already gained in an undergraduate       Entry requirements
                                                    finance specialisation. These applicants would                                                              A degree or diploma from a recognised tertiary
                                                                                                            program, or those who want to develop vocational
                                                    normally choose the finance related subjects                                                                institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants
                                                                                                            knowledge and skills in a new professional area.
                                                                                                                                                                who do not hold an appropriate qualification but
                                                    listed below. A special entry provision is available    The course consists of four compulsory subjects,
                                                                                                                                                                who have considerable relevant work experience
                                                    for graduates who hold an overseas qualification        with each subject consisting of a number of
                                                                                                                                                                may initially be admitted to the Graduate
                                                    in accounting, and are seeking provisional              modules.                                            Certificate level.
                                                    membership of the Australian Society of Certified
                                                    Practising Accountants (ASCPA).                         Subjects include                                    Course overview
                                                                                                            Introduction to Marketing, Implementing             This program prepares students for a successful
                                                    Course overview                                         Marketing, Management for Marketing, Business       career in starting and/or managing enterprises in
                                                    The Graduate Certificate develops the technical,        Communications, Business Applications,              a complex, global and competitive environment.
                                                    practical, analytical and creative skills necessary     International Marketing, Services Marketing,
                                                    to support a successful career in accounting and        International Law and Cultural Issues,              At the completion of the program it is expected
                                                    finance. It provides an entry level into tertiary       International Trade and Finance, Economic           that graduates will:
                                                    study and the ability to obtain a tertiary              Analysis for Management, Statistics for Managers,   ■ have a deep understanding of the innovation
                                                    qualification for appropriately qualified candidates.   Accounting for Managers.                               processes and what it takes to commercialise
                                                    Successful completion of the course is the first                                                               innovation and the ability to manage the
                                                    stage in a nested program leading to a Graduate              Further information                               practical application of innovation;
                                                    Diploma.                                                     TAFE School of Business and Commerce           ■ be recognised for their hands on leadership
                                                                                                                 Marketing and International Studies               ability, enhanced by an experiential
                                                    This Graduate Diploma offers participants the                Department
                                                                                                                                                                   understanding of the multifaceted factors that
                                                    opportunity to specialise in either accounting or            Telephone: (03) 9214 8720
                                                                                                                                                                   are required to develop initiatives or to
                                                    finance. It builds on the skills and knowledge               Email: Ffowler@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                   transform mature enterprises;
                                                    acquired in the Graduate Certificate. It further
                                                                                                                                                                ■ have a clear understanding of the new realities
                                                    develops the analytical and creative skills
                                                                                                                                                                   (old versus new economy) facing enterprises
                                                    necessary when dealing with accounting and
                                                                                                                                                                   and be capable of effectively operating in such
                                                    financial issues within planning and decision
                                                                                                                                                                   an environment;
                                                    making. At completion of the course, graduates
                                                                                                                                                                ■ have the capacity to develop and maintain an
                                                    can expect to have developed the requisite skills
                                                                                                                                                                   organisational culture which values creativity,
                                                    to continue with further postgraduate study at the
                                                                                                                                                                   diversity and a cross disciplinary approach to
                                                    Masters or MBA level.
                                                                                                                                                                   managing organisational effectiveness; and
                                                    Subjects include                                                                                            ■ have a range of skills and knowledge that
                                                    Accounting Principles and Systems, Corporate                                                                   enhances business communication.
                                                    Financial Management, Managerial Accounting,
                                                    Financial Reporting, Income Tax Law, Australian
                                                                                                                                                                Subjects include
                                                                                                                                                                The Entrepreneurial Organisation, Financial Data
                                                    Company Law, Company Auditing, Financial
                                                                                                                                                                and Decision Making, Strategic Marketing, IT for
                                                    Accounting Theory, Capital Markets, Investment
                                                                                                                                                                Managers, The Business Plan, eBusiness Design,
                                                    and Portfolio Management, Personal Investment,
                                                                                                                                                                Strategic Finance.
                                                    International Financial Management
                                                                                                                                                                In-house training
                                                    In-house training
                                                                                                                                                                This course can be offered as an in-house training
                                                    This course can be offered as an in-house training
                                                                                                                                                                program tailored to an organisation’s specific needs.
                                                    program tailored to an organisation’s specific
                                                    needs.
                                                                                                                                                                     Further information
                                                                                                                                                                     Swinburne Graduate School of
                                                         Further information
                                                                                                                                                                     Management (SGSM)
                                                         School of Business
                                                                                                                                                                     Telephone: (03) 9214 5529
                                                         Telephone: (03) 9214 5046
                                                                                                                                                                     Facsimile: (03) 9214 5336
                                                         Facsimile: (03) 9819 2117                                                                                   Email: sgsm@swin.edu.au
                                                         Email: busheh@swin.edu.au                                                                                   Website: www.swin.edu.au/sgsm
                                                         Website: www.swin.edu.au/business
                                                                                                                                                                *This course is currently under review
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eBusiness                                                Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Course title                                             Course title
Graduate Certificate of Business (eBusiness and          Graduate Certificate of Entrepreneurship and                                Nguyen Phuong Lan
Communication)                                           Innovation                                                                  Master of Business
Graduate Diploma of Business (eBusiness and              Graduate Diploma of Entrepreneurship and
                                                                                                                                     Administration (MBA)
Communication)                                           Innovation
                                                         Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MEI)
Duration
Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.                Duration
Graduate Diploma: two years part-time or one             Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.
year full-time.                                          Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.
                                                         Masters: three years part-time.                       Nguyen Phuong Lan has proved
Location
Lilydale campus and online.                              Location                                              determination, persistence and
                                                         Hawthorn campus.                                      sacrifice are keys to developing a
Entry requirements
A degree or diploma from a recognised tertiary           Entry requirements                                    successful career. In 1996, she left
institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants         A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or
                                                                                                               her husband and four year-old son in
who do not hold an appropriate qualification but         approved equivalent) plus experience in new
who have considerable relevant work experience           business creation. Applicants who do not hold an      Vietnam to study in Australia.
are also eligible to apply.                              appropriate qualification but who have
                                                         considerable relevant work experience may             Lan was the first Vietnamese employee
Course overview                                          initially be admitted to the Graduate Certificate     from the Corporate International Division
The Graduate Certificate has been developed to           level.                                                of BHP (Vietnam) to be fully sponsored to
meet the demand of business to understand the
paradigm shift in both corporate and small               Course overview                                       undertake MBA studies at Swinburne.
business cultures. The objectives are to introduce       This program recognises the need to educate
                                                                                                               Following her graduation in 1997, Lan
students to the practice of eBusiness today and          intending entrepreneurs and middle managers
its impact on management, communications,                within existing organisations. The management of      worked at BHP head office in Melbourne
information technology and the business                  innovation is based on three key skills:              before returning to Vietnam to become
environment.                                             organisation dynamics, marketing and                  Country Manager BHP (Vietnam).
                                                         quantitative assessment and includes skills such      Accompanied by her family, Lan has now
The Graduate Diploma (incorporating the Graduate
                                                         as basic finance into a multi-disciplinary
Certificate) offers the opportunity for both an                                                                indefinitely returned to BHP Melbourne
                                                         assessment of the commercial feasibility of
introduction and more in-depth learning of                                                                     as a Strategic Design Leader.
                                                         innovative opportunities.
management skills in the context of eBusiness.
Students increase their knowledge of eBusiness           Subjects include                                      “My small team is currently developing
and its far-reaching implications for the practice       The Entrepreneurial Organisation, Opportunity         BHP’s worldwide strategy. Our function is
of marketing, human resource management,                 Evaluation, New Venture Marketing, New Venture        to design and facilitate a new direction
global operations, business system design and            Finance, Creativity and Innovation, Managing the      and focus,” Lan said. “The world is
analysis, high level thinking skills and intercultural   Growing Business, The Business Plan, and
aspects of evolving ways of doing business.                                                                    facing economic change, so redefining
                                                         Financial and Legal Strategies, Growth Venture
                                                         Evaluation, Entrepreneurial Growth Project,           BHP’s core businesses is challenging
Subjects include                                                                                               work. Good business opportunities and
                                                         Entrepreneurial Strategy, plus one approved
Managing the Transition to eBusiness,
                                                         elective subject.                                     viable options must first present
Communications and Electronic Culture, The
eBusiness Environment, eBusiness and                     In-house training                                     themselves for BHP to return to
Communication Project, eBusiness Virtual                 This course can be offered as an in-house             Vietnam.”
Learning Project, Accounting for eBusiness               training program tailored to an organisation’s
Managers, Learning Organisations and Systems             specific needs.                                       Lan is the president of the Vietnamese
Thinking, eBusiness Design and Process                                                                         Alumni Association at Swinburne. She
Innovation, eMarketing and Customer Relationship              Further information                              uses her business contacts and her
Management, Strategic Cost Management in                      Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship
                                                              and Innovation (ACEI)
                                                                                                               profile in Vietnam to develop Swinburne’s
eBusiness, Managing Human Resources in
                                                              Swinburne Graduate School of                     relationship with the region.
eBusiness Environments, eBusiness and
                                                              Management (SGSM)
Communication Work-based Project, Economics                                                                    “My involvement in the Alumni program,
                                                              Telephone: (03) 9214 5529
and eTrading and Globalisation, Cultural and                  Facsimile: (03) 9214 5336                        and my position at BHP, gives me the
Intercultural Implications for Globalisation.                 Email: sgsm@swin.edu.au
                                                              Website: www.swin.edu.au/sgsm
                                                                                                               opportunity to help Vietnamese
In-house training                                                                                              graduates enter companies like BHP,”
This course can be offered as an in-house
                                                                                                               Lan said.
training program tailored to an organisation’s
specific needs.                                                                                                “It is possible to enjoy a successful
     Further information
                                                                                                               career in a global company and I hope
     Centre for eBusiness and Communication                                                                    my story can inspire others to succeed,”
     Telephone: (03) 9215 7000                                                                                 she said.
     Facsimile: (03) 9215 7070
     Email: adminebus@groupwise.swin.edu.au
     Website: www.ld.swin.edu.au/ebusiness



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                                                    Executive Administration                             Flexible Delivery                                     Human Resource Management
Business, Innovation and Management by Coursework




                                                    Course title                                         Course title                                          Course title
                                                    Graduate Certificate in Business (Executive          Graduate Certificate in Flexible Delivery             Graduate Certificate in Human Resource
                                                    Administration)                                                                                            Management
                                                                                                         Duration                                              Graduate Diploma of Business (Human Resource
                                                    Duration                                             The nominal duration of this course is 320 hours      Management)
                                                    Two semesters part-time.                             (4 modules of 80 hours each). Most students enrol
                                                                                                         for one module per semester, but the modules          Duration
                                                    Location                                             may be completed within a timeframe that suits        Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.
                                                    Wantirna campus.                                     the student’s workload and individual                 Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.
                                                    Entry requirements                                   responsibilities.
                                                                                                                                                               Location
                                                    A degree or diploma from a recognised tertiary       Location                                              Hawthorn campus.
                                                    institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants     On campus and other delivery modes including
                                                    who do not hold an appropriate qualification but     online.                                               Entry requirements
                                                    who have considerable relevant work experience                                                             A degree or diploma from a recognised tertiary
                                                    are also eligible to apply.                          Entry requirements                                    institution (or approved equivalent) and at least
                                                                                                         A degree or advanced diploma from a recognised        three years relevant work experience. Applicants
                                                    Course overview                                      tertiary institution (or approved equivalent).        who do not hold an appropriate qualification but
                                                    This course is designed for office support staff     Applicants who do not hold an appropriate             who have considerable relevant work experience
                                                    who possess executive administration skills, but     qualification but who have considerable relevant      (at least five years) and an appropriate level of
                                                    have no formal qualification; who wish to broaden    work experience are also eligible to apply.           responsibility in industry will be considered.
                                                    the depth of their skills and knowledge; who may
                                                    have undertaken a qualification some time ago        It is generally expected that the student will have   Course overview
                                                    but have not done any further formal study; who      a teacher qualification, have achieved the            The Graduate Certificate aims to provide specific
                                                    would like to increase their skills and              competencies of Workplace Trainer (Certificate IV)    knowledge in human resource management for
                                                    qualifications in order to apply for promotional     or considerable experience in a training              people in human resource positions and line
                                                    positions.                                           environment within the VET sector. Students are       management who wish to gain recognition in this
                                                                                                         also encouraged to have basic computing skills        area of management. The Graduate Diploma
                                                    Subjects include                                     using word processing applications, file              builds on the knowledge gained and develops
                                                    Executive Administration, Fundamentals of            management, email and an Internet browser.            abilities in two main areas. The first deals with
                                                    Management Processes, Information Technology                                                               strategic and international issues in human
                                                    and one elective from: Communications and            Course overview
                                                                                                                                                               resource management as they impact on an
                                                    Electronic Culture, Employee Relations, Project      The course is designed for managers, teachers,
                                                                                                                                                               organisation’s business objectives and profitability.
                                                    and Asset Management, Marketing Fundamentals         trainers or resource developers. Students will
                                                                                                                                                               The second area provides course participants with
                                                    and Practices.                                       develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes
                                                                                                                                                               knowledge of and the ability to assess
                                                                                                         needed to design, implement and evaluate flexible
                                                    In-house training                                                                                          interpersonal and group dynamics as well as the
                                                                                                         education and training options. Students will be
                                                    This course can be offered as an in-house training                                                         organisational context of the organisation in which
                                                                                                         supported by tutors, workshops, computer
                                                    program tailored to an organisation’s specific                                                             they are operating.
                                                                                                         mediated communication, innovative course
                                                    needs.                                               materials, action learning groups, and mentors (if    Subjects include
                                                                                                         appropriate).                                         Human Resource Management, Employee
                                                         Further information
                                                                                                                                                               Relations, Recruitment and Selection, Human
                                                         TAFE School of Business and Commerce            Subjects include
                                                         Department of Administration and Office                                                               Resource Development, The HRM as Internal
                                                                                                         Principles and Practice in Flexible Delivery,
                                                         Technology                                                                                            Consultant, Introduction to Organisation Dynamics,
                                                                                                         Instructional Design, Developing Self Paced
                                                         Telephone: (03) 9210 1224                                                                             Managing People Across Cultures, Strategy, People
                                                                                                         Learning Materials, Training and Technology,
                                                         Facsimilie: (03) 9887 1017                                                                            and Performance.
                                                                                                         Teaching and Learning Online, Managing Strategic
                                                                                                         Directions in VET, Education and Training Project     Professional recognition
                                                                                                         Management.                                           Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of
                                                                                                                                                               the Australian Human Resources Institute.
                                                                                                              Further information
                                                                                                              Customised Training Development                       Further information
                                                                                                              Telephone: (03) 9210 1190 or (03) 9214 8978           Graduate Certificate:
                                                                                                              Email: Lilian.austin@swin.edu.au                      TAFE School of Business and Commerce
                                                                                                                                                                    Department of Finance and Management
                                                                                                                                                                    Telephone: (03) 9214 5594
                                                                                                                                                                    Fascimile: (03) 9818 3654
                                                                                                                                                                    Graduate Diploma:
                                                                                                                                                                    School of Business
                                                                                                                                                                    Telephone: (03) 9214 5046
                                                                                                                                                                    Facsimile: (03) 9819 2117
                                                                                                                                                                    Email: busheh@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                    Website: www.swin.edu.au/business




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International Education                               Marketing
Course title                                          Course title
Graduate Certificate in Business (Management of       Graduate Certificate of Business (Marketing)                                  Debbie Neilsen
International Education)                              Graduate Diploma of Business (Marketing)                                      Graduate Certificate in
                                                      Master of Business (Marketing)
Duration                                                                                                                            Quality Management
One semester, four modules each of 40 nominal         Duration
hours duration.                                       Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.
                                                      Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.
Location                                              Masters: three years part-time.
One-third of each module will be delivered in
seminar format at the Hawthorn campus, with the       Location                                                In her role as Quality Manager of two
remaining hours undertaken through self-directed      Hawthorn campus.
                                                                                                              private hospitals Debbie Neilsen was
study, online resources, and action learning.
                                                      Entry requirements                                      asked to comment on the proposed
Entry requirements                                    A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or
A degree or advanced diploma from a recognised        approved equivalent) and at least two years             curriculum for Swinburne’s Graduate
tertiary institution (or approved equivalent).        relevant business experience.                           Certificate in Quality Management.
Applicants who do not hold an appropriate
                                                      Applicants who do not hold an appropriate               Debbie was so impressed by the course
qualification but who have considerable relevant
                                                      qualification but who have considerable relevant
work experience are also eligible to apply.                                                                   content that she enrolled for the 12
                                                      business experience may initially be admitted to
Course overview                                       the Graduate Certificate level.                         month part-time course and is enjoying
This Graduate Certificate is the first stage of the                                                           every minute of it.
                                                      Applicants with a degree in marketing and a
Graduate Diploma and Master of Business
                                                      minimum of two years relevant business                  Working as a Quality Manager for five
(Management of International Education) program
                                                      experience may be admitted to the Graduate              years, Debbie said she was aware of
that will be jointly awarded by International
                                                      Diploma level.
Management Centres (IMC) and Swinburne                                                                        most of the areas covered by the course,
University of Technology. It has been developed       Course overview                                         but it enables her to increase her depth
through a collaboration involving Swinburne, the      The Graduate Certificate provides a                     of knowledge and understanding.
Adult Multicultural Education Service (AMES) and      comprehensive introduction to all aspects of
the International Education Development Scheme        marketing. The emphasis is on marketing as an           “It has also helped me to reinforce my
(IEDS).                                               integrative part of business. Participants will         ability to use what I am learning in my
                                                      develop the practical, analytical and creative skills
The course has been designed for teaching,                                                                    job on a daily basis,” she said.
                                                      necessary to support a successful career in
administrative and management staff in the
                                                      marketing.                                              Debbie had been intending to study, and
TAFE/VET system who work or wish to work in
delivering or promoting onshore education and         The Graduate Diploma offers participants the            had in fact been accepted into two other
training to international students; in offshore       opportunity to gain specialist knowledge in             courses before she discovered the
international projects; or in any aspect of the       marketing. It builds on the skills and knowledge        Graduate Certificate in Quality
international VET activity of their organisation.     acquired in the Graduate Certificate and further
                                                                                                              Management based at Swinburne’s
                                                      develops the analytical and creative skills which
Subjects include                                                                                              Hawthorn campus.
                                                      are necessary when dealing with marketing
Culture and Diversity in International VET,
                                                      issues in planning and decision making.                 “I had not studied for years and the fact
Australian VET in an International Context and two
of the following stream modules: Management of        The Master of Business (Marketing) is the final         that this course was only two evenings a
International VET(offshore), Management of            stage in this nested program. It provides an            week and I could complete it in one year
International VET(onshore), or Elective.              unique opportunity for participants to gain
                                                                                                              was a good way to get into the study
                                                      specialised marketing knowledge through
     Further information                              coursework and then apply and extend that
                                                                                                              regime,” she said.
     TAFE School of Business and Commerce             knowledge by researching and preparing an
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8114                                                                                “I have a rather demanding job but I
                                                      Action Research Project.
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 5593                                                                                have managed to fit the two in and as
     Email: mbroukoumis@groupwise.swin.edu.au         Subjects include                                        the course is so relevant to my work it
                                                      Marketing Fundamentals and Practices, Market            makes it so much more interesting.”
                                                      Behaviour, Marketing Information for Decision
                                                      Making, Marketing Planning, Trends in Marketing,        Debbie plans to continue studying after
                                                      Project Management, Communication                       she completes her graduate certificate
                                                      Environments, Globalisation: Media and
                                                                                                              and one day aims to complete a masters
                                                      Telecommunications, Customer Relationship
                                                      Management, eMarketing, Marketing Strategy,             degree.
                                                      Marketing Decision Tools and Information
                                                      Analysis, Research Methodology, an Advanced
                                                      Reading Unit and an Action Research Project

                                                           Further information
                                                           School of Business
                                                           Telephone: (03) 9214 5046
                                                           Facsimile: (03) 9819 2117
                                                           Email: busheh@swin.edu.au
                                                           Website: www.swin.edu.au/business


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                                                    Quality Management                                     Strategic Foresight                                      See Also
Business, Innovation and Management by Coursework




                                                    Course title                                           Course title                                             Master of Business Refer Research section
                                                    Graduate Certificate in Quality Management             Graduate Certificate in Science (Strategic Foresight)*
                                                                                                                                                                    Master of Information Systems Refer Computing
                                                                                                           Graduate Diploma in Science (Strategic Foresight)*
                                                    Duration                                                                                                        and Information Technology section
                                                                                                           Master of Science (Strategic Foresight)*
                                                    Two semesters part-time (two evenings per week).                                                                Doctor of Philosophy (Business)
                                                                                                           Duration                                                 Refer Research section
                                                    Location                                               Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or
                                                    Hawthorn campus.                                       equivalent part-time.                                    Doctor of Philosophy (Entrepreneurship and
                                                                                                           Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent       Innovation) Refer Research section
                                                    Entry requirements
                                                    A degree or diploma from a recognised tertiary         part-time.
                                                    institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants who   Masters: one and a half years full-time or
                                                    do not hold an appropriate qualification but who       equivalent part-time.
                                                    have considerable relevant work experience are         Location
                                                    also eligible to apply.                                Hawthorn campus.
                                                    Course overview                                        Entry requirements
                                                    This course enables participants to plan, initiate,    A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or
                                                    control, install and audit QM programs successfully.   approved equivalent) and relevant experience.
                                                    It is especially designed to incorporate/address       Applicants who do not hold an appropriate
                                                    both the new ISO9000 in 2000 standards for quality     qualification but who have considerable relevant
                                                    and the criteria for the Australian Quality Awards.    work experience may initially be admitted to the
                                                    The program also develops core leadership and          Graduate Certificate level.
                                                    management competencies required by
                                                    contemporary quality managers and their                Course overview
                                                    organisations. It is applicable to manufacturing,      The Graduate Certificate provides a grounding in
                                                    service, private, government and semi-government,      the foundational areas that support the foresight
                                                    small and large organisations.                         discipline. It also provides the ability to understand
                                                                                                           the nature of foresight and its successful practice
                                                    Subjects include                                       in organisations.
                                                    Management Responsibilities, Process
                                                    Management, Management Analysis and                    The Graduate Diploma has been developed to
                                                    Improvement, Resource Management.                      provide more advanced insights into the changing
                                                                                                           nature and futures/foresight implications of the
                                                    In-house training                                      global system. Additionally, it links global foresight
                                                    This course can be offered as an in-house training     with organisational strategy, going beyond
                                                    program tailored to an organisation’s specific         conventional year-to-year annual planning cycles to
                                                    needs.                                                 embrace new conceptual and operational territory.

                                                         Further information                               The Masters program provides a sound theoretical
                                                         TAFE School of Business and Commerce              and practical foundation for the successful practice
                                                         Department of Finance and Management              of strategic foresight in many fields. The focus is on
                                                         Telephone: (03) 9214 5329                         practice rather than on pure academic theory. It will
                                                         Email: lchatfield@swin.edu.au                     primarily appeal to those people who are already
                                                                                                           high achievers part-way through a career path and
                                                                                                           who desire to develop new proactive approaches to
                                                                                                           their work, or perhaps to change direction.

                                                                                                           Subjects include
                                                                                                           Introduction to the Knowledge Base of Futures
                                                                                                           Studies, Implementing Foresight in Organisations,
                                                                                                           Foresight Methodologies, Dimensions of Global
                                                                                                           Change, The Foresight Consulting Process, Client
                                                                                                           Intervention, Outlook for the 21st Century,
                                                                                                           Specialist Topic in Applied Foresight, Intervention
                                                                                                           Project, The Triple Bottom Line as a Foresight
                                                                                                           Paradigm, Advanced Intervention Topic, Project or
                                                                                                           Supplementary Unit.

                                                                                                           Professional recognition
                                                                                                           The World Futures Studies Federation.

                                                                                                                Further information
                                                                                                                Australian Foresight Institute
                                                                                                                Telephone: (03) 9214 5982
                                                                                                                Facsimile: (03) 9214 5985
                                                                                                                Email: rslaughter@swin.edu.au

                                                                                                           * Subject to accreditation

                                                                                                           See Also
                                                                                                           Professional Doctorate in Strategic Foresight

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Computing and Information Technology

Information Systems                                   Information Systems                                   Information Systems
Applications                                          Development




                                                                                                                                                                 Computing and Information Technology by Coursework
                                                                                                            Course title
Course title                                          Course title                                          Master of Information Systems
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology        Graduate Certificate in Information Technology        Duration
(Information Systems Applications)                    (Information Systems Development)                     Three years part-time.
Graduate Diploma in Information Technology            Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
(Information Systems Applications)                    (Information Systems Development)                     Location
                                                                                                            Hawthorn campus.
Duration                                              Duration
Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or       Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or       Entry requirements
equivalent part-time                                  equivalent part-time.                                 Entry is available only to students who have
Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent    Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent    significant relevant business experience, normally
part-time.                                            part-time.                                            at least four years. Students who do not hold a
                                                                                                            degree must undertake the full program of 12
Location                                              Location                                              subjects. Students who have a degree will be
Hawthorn campus.                                      Hawthorn campus.                                      eligible for exemption from two elective subjects
Entry requirements                                    Entry requirements                                    in Stage 1. Students who have a degree or
A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or   A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or   graduate diploma in information systems may be
approved equivalent) in a non-IT discipline.          approved equivalent) in a non-IT discipline.          eligible to commence the course at Stage 2, and
                                                      Applicants who do not hold an appropriate             take 8 subjects.
Applicants who do not hold an appropriate
                                                      qualification but who have considerable relevant      Course overview
qualification but who have considerable relevant
                                                      work experience are also eligible to apply for the    The Master of Information Systems focuses on the
work experience are eligible to apply for the
                                                      Graduate Certificate level.                           effective management of information technology
Graduate Certificate level.
                                                      Course overview                                       for strategic advantage. This includes an
Course overview                                                                                             examination of issues and directions in
                                                      Information Systems is concerned with the
Information Systems is concerned with the                                                                   information technology and the development of
                                                      application of information technology to support
application of information technology to support                                                            analytical and managerial skills. The course will
                                                      organisations in the conduct of their business. It
organisations in the conduct of their business. It                                                          meet the needs of applicants who wish to
                                                      examines the basic organisational issues and the
examines the basic organisational issues and the                                                            enhance their career opportunities through
                                                      techniques and technology required for the
techniques and technology required for the                                                                  developing expertise in current approaches to the
                                                      analysis, design and implementation of business
analysis, design and implementation of business                                                             management of information technology.
                                                      solutions.
solutions.
                                                      The Graduate Certificate consists of four subjects    Subjects include
The Graduate Certificate consists of four subjects                                                          Business Analysis, Information Technology
                                                      from the Graduate Diploma. Students who
from the Graduate Diploma. Students who                                                                     Strategies, System Project Management,
                                                      successfully complete the Graduate Certificate
successfully complete the Graduate Certificate                                                              Management Organisation and People, IT
                                                      may apply to progress to the Graduate Diploma.
may apply to progress to the Graduate Diploma.                                                              Effectiveness, Information Systems Management,
                                                      The Graduate Diploma aims to provide the skills       Strategic Management, Current Issues in IS,
The Graduate Diploma aims to provide specific
                                                      and knowledge to allow graduates to begin or          Technology Forecasting and Innovation, Strategic
skills in areas such as spreadsheets, databases
                                                      progress in careers such as software development      Change, and an optional Minor Thesis.
and programming. While these skills are valuable
                                                      or systems analysis. The programming languages
in solving business problems at a personal level,
                                                      Visual Basic and Java are offered as alternatives,         Further Information
the course also examines organisational issues
                                                      and in the database area, students will gain               School of Information Technology
relating to the impact, effective use and                                                                        Telephone: (03) 9214 5505
                                                      valuable experience with the widely used Oracle
management of IT.                                                                                                Facsimile: (03) 9819 0823
                                                      Database Management System.
                                                                                                                 Email: info@it.swin.edu.au
Subjects include                                                                                                 Website:www.it.swin.edu.au
                                                      Subjects include
Information Systems and Programming, Database,
                                                      Information Systems, Database, Business
Business Data Communications, Business
                                                      Programming in Visual Basic, Business
Computing, Business Computing Applications,
                                                      Computing, Software Development in Java,
Information Technology Strategies, Systems
                                                      Business Data Communications, and Systems
Analysis and Design, and Electronic Commerce: a
                                                      Analysis and Design.
Business Perspective.
                                                           Further information
     Further information                                   School of Information Technology
     School of Information Technology                      Telephone: (03) 9214 5505
     Telephone: (03) 9214 5505                             Facsimile: (03) 9819 0823
     Facsimile: (03) 9819 0823                             Email: info@it.swin.edu.au
     Email: info@it.swin.edu.au                            Website:www.it.swin.edu.au
     Website:www.it.swin.edu.au




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                                                     Information Technology                                Internet Software Development                          See Also
Computing and Information Technology by Coursework




                                                     Course title                                          Course title                                           Graduate Certificate of Engineering (CAD/CAM)
                                                     Master of Information Technology                      Graduate Certificate in Information Technology         Refer Engineering and Technology section
                                                                                                           (Internet Software Development)
                                                     Duration                                                                                                     Graduate Certificate/Diploma/Master of
                                                                                                           Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
                                                     One year full-time or equivalent part-time.                                                                  Engineering (Industrial Information Technology)
                                                                                                           (Internet Software Development)
                                                                                                                                                                  Refer Engineering and Technology section
                                                     Location                                              Duration
                                                     Hawthorn campus.                                                                                             Graduate Diploma/Master of Engineering
                                                                                                           Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or        (Computer Integrated Manufacture)(CIM) Refer
                                                     Entry requirements                                    equivalent part-time.                                  Engineering and Technology section
                                                     A recognised degree or graduate diploma in            Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent
                                                     computer science, computer systems engineering,       part-time.
                                                     information technology or information systems at      Location
                                                     an appropriate level of achievement.                  Hawthorn campus.
                                                     Course overview                                       Entry requirements
                                                     This program is designed to provide students with     A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or
                                                     the opportunity to study contemporary areas of        approved equivalent) in a non-IT discipline.
                                                     information technology at an advanced level. The      Preference may be given to applicants whose
                                                     program is aimed both at recent IT graduates who      degree is in a scientific or engineering discipline.
                                                     wish to pursue advanced studies, and at               Applicants who do not hold an appropriate
                                                     practitioners seeking to update or enhance their      qualification but who have considerable relevant
                                                     knowledge in specialist areas. Students may           work experience are also eligible to apply for the
                                                     choose to specialise in one of several areas, or to   Graduate certificate level.
                                                     follow a broad program. Areas covered by the
                                                     program include Software Engineering, Human-          Course overview
                                                     Computer Interaction, Information Systems             This program provides a practical education in
                                                     Modelling and Development, Distributed Systems        software development emphasising the object-
                                                     Development, Database, Computer Networks, and         oriented approached and web-based systems. It
                                                     Multimedia. Students also have the option to          is aimed at professionals who will use the
                                                     undertake research leading to a minor thesis.         knowledge to complement their previous
                                                                                                           qualifications, and also aimed at people who are
                                                     Subjects include                                      seeking a change in career direction.
                                                     The Software Process, Personal Software Process,
                                                     Human-Computer Interaction, Interactive Systems       The Graduate Certificate consists of four subjects
                                                     Design, Information Modelling 1 and 2,                from the Graduate Diploma. Students who
                                                     Information Systems Modelling Project,                successfully complete the Graduate Certificate
                                                     Information Systems Development Project, Object-      may apply to progress to the Graduate Diploma.
                                                     Oriented Systems, Advanced Java, Distributed
                                                                                                           Graduates of the Diploma will be equipped with
                                                     Object Technology, Database for Client Server,
                                                                                                           the knowledge and skills to make them valuable
                                                     Unix Systems Programming, Enterprise Java,
                                                                                                           members or leaders of teams developing
                                                     Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks,
                                                                                                           software.
                                                     Multimedia Systems, Windows Programming,
                                                     Design Patterns for Programmers, Advanced Web         Subjects include
                                                     Development.                                          Software Development in Java, Database,
                                                                                                           Software Engineering, Web Development, Data
                                                          Further information                              Communications, Advanced Web Technologies,
                                                          School of Information Technology
                                                                                                           and Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction.
                                                          Telephone: (03) 9214 5505
                                                          Facsimile: (03) 9819 0823
                                                                                                                Further information
                                                          Email: info@it.swin.edu.au
                                                                                                                School of Information Technology
                                                          Website:www.it.swin.edu.au
                                                                                                                Telephone: (03) 9214 5505
                                                                                                                Facsimile: (03) 9819 0823
                                                                                                                Email: info@it.swin.edu.au
                                                                                                                Website:www.it.swin.edu.au.




36
Design

Design Studies                                        Multimedia Design                                       See Also




                                                                                                                                                              Design by Coursework
Course title                                          Course title                                            Master of Design (by research) Refer Research
Graduate Diploma of Design Studies                    Graduate Certificate of Design (Multimedia Design)      section
Master of Design (Design Studies)                     Graduate Diploma of Design (Multimedia Design)
                                                                                                              Doctor of Philosophy in Design Refer Research
                                                      Master of Design (Multimedia Design)
Duration                                                                                                      section
Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.                Duration
Masters: two and a half years part-time.              Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or
                                                      equivalent part-time.
Location                                              Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent
Prahran campus.                                       part-time.
Entry requirements                                    Masters: two years full-time or equivalent part-time.
A degree or diploma in art or design from a           Location
recognised tertiary institution or substantial        Prahran campus.
experience in the design industry (normally
five years).                                          Entry requirements
                                                      A degree in design or appropriate industrial
Course overview                                       experience.
This program aims to provide relevant extension
work in the areas of design practice, technology,     Course overview
history and theory to individuals who work in         This course aims to produce postgraduates with a
design related fields or have existing design         specialist understanding of communication design,
qualifications. It has been developed to enable       media studies and programming as applied to the
them to upgrade their professional skills and         World Wide Web and computer interactive
design awareness, including digital design, while     mediums. They will acquire specialist skills for
developing a strong sense of design’s cultural        communication design in typography, animation,
context and social role. Masters candidates would     3D modelling, audio and video as applied to
be expected to demonstrate an independent             electronic mediums.
approach to developing knowledge or
                                                      Graduates of the course would have broad based
understanding in design through their design
                                                      knowledge and specialist skills that will enable
research/thesis project. This course has been
                                                      them to work at many levels in design
developed in consultation with the Graphic
                                                      consultancies, information technology companies,
Communication Teachers Association and the
                                                      media and entertainment studios, advertising
Technology Education Association of Victoria
                                                      agencies and government instrumentalities.
(TETAV).
                                                      Subjects include
Subjects include
                                                      Multimedia Design Technology, Individual
Design Studio (Graphic Design), Multimedia
                                                      Multimedia Design Project, Group Multimedia
Design, Industrial Design and Interior & Exhibition
                                                      Design Project.
Design, Design Practice (Graphic Design),
Multimedia Design, Industrial Design and Interior &   Professional recognition
Exhibition Design, Modernism and Mass Culture,        Graduates of the course are eligible for Membership
Modern/ Postmodern, Design and the Production         of the Australian Graphic Design Association
of Culture and Design Research.                       (AGDA), Membership of multimedia Industry
                                                      Network (mmIN) and Associate Membership of the
     Further information                              Design Institute of Australia (DIA).
     National School of Design
     Telephone: (03) 9214 6755
                                                           Further information
     Facsimile: (03) 9521 2665
                                                           National School of Design
     Email: cbarnes@swin.edu.au
                                                           Telephone: (03) 9214 6755
                                                           Facsimile: (03) 9521 2665
                                                           Email: shuxley@swin.edu.au




                                                                                                                                                                  37
                                           Engineering and Technology

                                           Air Transportation Management                            Aviation Human Factors                                    Building Surveying
Engineering and Technology by Coursework




                                           Course title                                             Course title                                              Course title
                                           Graduate Certificate of Technology                       Graduate Certificate of Technology                        Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Performance
                                           (Air Transportation Management)                          (Aviation Human Factors)                                  Building Surveying)
                                           Graduate Diploma of Technology                           Graduate Diploma of Technology
                                           (Air Transportation Management)                          (Aviation Human Factors)                                  Duration
                                           Master of Technology (Air Transportation                 Master of Technology (Aviation Human Factors)             One year part-time.
                                           Management)                                                                                                        Location
                                                                                                    Duration
                                           Duration                                                 Graduate Certificate: one year full-time or               Hawthorn campus.
                                           Graduate Certificate: one year full-time or              equivalent part-time.
                                                                                                                                                              Entry requirements
                                           equivalent part-time.                                    Graduate Diploma: two years full-time or equivalent
                                                                                                                                                              Applicants need to be registered Building Surveying
                                           Graduate Diploma: two years full-time or                 part-time.
                                                                                                    Masters: three years full-time or equivalent part-time.   Practitioners from the Building Practioners’ Board
                                           equivalent part-time.                                                                                              or Building Surveyors and Allied Professional Board
                                           Masters: three years full-time or equivalent             Location                                                  and have relevant industrial experience. Applicants
                                           part-time.                                               Distance Education.                                       with other qualifications and experience, which in
                                           Location                                                                                                           the opinion of the School, are of satisfactory
                                                                                                    Entry requirements                                        standard, will also qualify for entry.
                                           Distance Education.                                      A degree in aviation, business, economics,
                                                                                                    engineering, law, management, psychology, science         Course overview
                                           Entry requirements
                                                                                                    or social science, or people working in the aviation      The main aim of the course is to enable graduates
                                           A degree in aviation, business, economics,
                                                                                                    industry with a minimum of two years operational          to gain an understanding of fire technology and to
                                           engineering, law, management, psychology, science
                                                                                                    experience as either: air traffic controllers, licensed   interpret the performance regulations of the
                                           or social science, or people working in the aviation
                                                                                                    aircraft maintenance engineers (LAMEs), company           Building Act.
                                           industry with a minimum of two years operational
                                                                                                    managers and supervisors, military personnel and
                                           experience as air traffic controllers, licensed                                                                    Subjects include
                                                                                                    pilots, or pilots holding a full ATPL licence.
                                           aircraft maintenance engineers (LAMEs), company                                                                    Statutory Control A and B, Fire Technology A and B.
                                           managers and supervisors, military personnel and         Other people currently working in the aviation
                                           pilots, or pilots holding a full ATPL licence.           industry with a demonstrable academic capacity to              Further information
                                                                                                    deal with the study requirements and/or would                  School of Engineering and Science
                                           Other people currently working in the aviation           benefit from participating in the program, are also            Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
                                           industry with a demonstrable academic capacity to        eligible to apply.                                             Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
                                           deal with the study requirements and/or would                                                                           Email: engsci@swin.edu.au
                                           benefit from participating in the program, are also      Course overview                                                Website: www.mmm.swin.edu.au
                                           eligible to apply.                                       This program provides students with the skills
                                                                                                    necessary to design and implement human factors
                                           Course overview                                          programs within the aviation industry and to
                                           The program provides students with the necessary         conceptualise and undertake human factors
                                           skills in the field of air transportation management     research. It also provides insight into management
                                           within the aviation industry. It provides insight into   of the air transportation industry and a deep
                                           the multiple facets of management and its                understanding of the multiple facets of human
                                           application in air transportation. The programs have     factors training and its application in the aviation
                                           been developed in partnership with the aviation          industry.
                                           industry.
                                                                                                    One of the unique aspects of the Graduate Diploma
                                           Subjects include                                         and Master of Technology is that lecturers from a
                                           Air Transportation, Airport Development and              number of universities contribute to this teaching,
                                           Management, Airlines Operations Management,              which provides a range of diverse views and ideas
                                           Aircraft Performance and Facilitation, Aircraft          and broadens the students’ understanding of the
                                           Selection, Acquisition and Contracts, Stress and         human factors domain.
                                           Fatigue Management in Aviation, Emergency
                                                                                                    Subjects include
                                           Planning and Management Part 1 and 2, Aviation           Introductory Human Factors, Air Transportation and
                                           Security, Risk Management, Insurance, Air                Facilitation, Crew Resource Management and
                                           Transportation Financial Management, Airline             Leadership, Organisation Change in Aviation,
                                           Alliances and Contemporary Issues, Aviation Law          Advanced Human Factors, Research Design and
                                           and Air Transport Issues, Financial Management,          Methodology, Human Factors in Specialist
                                           Advanced Research Project.                               Operations, Research Project (Minor), Advanced
                                                                                                    Research Project.
                                                Further information
                                                School of Engineering and Science                        Further information
                                                Telephone: (03) 9214 5066                                School of Engineering and Science
                                                Facsimile: (03) 9214 5418                                Telephone: (03) 9214 5066
                                                Email: kdoig@swin.edu.au                                 Facsimile: (03) 9214 5418
                                                Website: www.swin.edu.au/aviation                        Email: kdoig@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                         Website: www.swin.edu.au/aviation




38
CAD/CAM/CIM                                           Cleaner Production                                    Construction Management




                                                                                                                                                                  Engineering and Technology by Coursework
Course title                                          Course title                                          Course title
Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Computer         Graduate Certificate in Cleaner Production            Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Construction
Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing)            Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Cleaner          Management)
Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Computer             Production)*                                          Master of Engineering (Construction Management)
Integrated Manufacture)                               Master of Applied Science (Cleaner Production)*
Master of Engineering (Computer Integrated                                                                  Duration
Manufacture)                                          Duration                                              Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or two years
                                                      Graduate Certificate: up to two years full-time or    part-time.
Duration                                              part-time.                                            Masters: one and a half years full-time or three
Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or       Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent    years part-time.
equivalent part-time.                                 part-time.
Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent    Masters: one and a half years full-time or            Location
part-time.                                            equivalent part-time.                                 Hawthorn campus.
Masters: one and a half years full-time or
equivalent part-time.                                 Location                                              Entry requirements
                                                      Hawthorn campus.                                      An engineering degree or a four year degree in
Each subject is delivered on a modular basis,                                                               building or architecture from a recognised tertiary
normally outside business hours, over a two-week      Entry requirements                                    institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants
period.                                               A degree or diploma in engineering or applied         who do not hold an appropriate qualification but
                                                      science from a recognised tertiary institution (or    who have considerable relevant work experience
Location
                                                      approved equivalent) or relevant experience.          may also apply.
Hawthorn campus.
                                                      Course overview                                       Course overview
Entry requirements
                                                      This program provides advanced training in the        The main aim of the course is to educate
A degree or diploma in engineering or applied
                                                      field of cleaner production for applied scientists    graduates for future roles in managing technology
science from a recognised tertiary institution (or
                                                      and engineers and equips graduates with the           and human resources in construction and building
approved equivalent). Applicants who do not hold
                                                      knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them to     operations. The course also aims to develop: skill
an appropriate qualification but who have
                                                      audit, operate and design industrial systems          at allocation, organisation and direction of
considerable relevant work experience may also
                                                      according to the principles of cleaner production.    manpower and material resources; an
apply.
                                                                                                            understanding of the financial considerations of
                                                      Subjects include                                      project funding; an understanding of human
Course overview
                                                      Principles of Cleaner Production, Resource            resource management on construction sites; a
Computer Aided Design (CAD) is defined as a
system that uses a computer to assist in the          Technology, Environmental Regulation,                 knowledge of the bidding process and other
creation or modification of a design. Computer        Environmental Management, Environmental               aspects of economic decision making; and
Aided Manufacturing (CAM) is defined as the           Systems, Environmental Economics, Eco-Design          develop quality management skills.
effective utilisation of computer technology in the   and Auditing, Cleaner Production in Industry,
management, control and operation of the              Research Project.                                     Subjects include
manufacturing facility through direct or indirect                                                           Civil Engineering Project Control, Construction
interface with the physical and human resources            Further information                              Law, Financial Management, Construction
                                                           Graduate Certificate:                            Management, Building Administration and Law,
of the company.
                                                           TAFE School of Engineering                       Civil Engineering Management, Communications,
The CIM program prepares graduates from                    Telephone: (03) 9214 8504
                                                                                                            Health and Safety in Construction, Electives,
engineering and the physical sciences for future           Graduate Diploma and Masters:                    Research Project.
roles in the development and application of                School of Engineering and Science
computer integrated manufacturing in the                   Telephone: (03) 9214 8372                        Professional recognition
manufacturing industry. Computer integrated                Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264                        Associate Membership of the Australian Institute of
manufacturing is an important and effective                Email: engsci@swin.edu.au                        Building.
means of achieving productivity improvements
                                                      *Also available as an Applied Science qualification
which must be seriously considered by                                                                            Further information
manufacturing companies wishing to become and                                                                    School of Engineering and Science
remain competitive, and which should be                                                                          Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
encouraged in the national interest so that                                                                      Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
application of appropriate technology can improve                                                                Email: engsci@swin.edu.au
our ability to compete on international markets
and against cheaper, high quality imports in the
domestic market.

Subjects include
Computer Aided Design, Enterprise Management
System, Advanced Robotics, Numerical Control
Systems, Intelligent Manufacturing Systems,
Computer Control and Sensing, Expert Systems,
Simulation and Modelling, Computer Modelling
and FEA, Research Project

     Further information
     Industrial Research Institute
     Swinburne (IRIS)
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8600
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050
     Email: iris@swin.edu.au
     Website: www.swin.edu.au/iris
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                                           Disaster Management                                    Industrial Engineering                                 Industrial Information Technology
Engineering and Technology by Coursework




                                           Course title                                           Course title                                           Course title
                                           Graduate Certificate in Disaster Management            Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Industrial        Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Industrial
                                           Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management                Engineering)                                           Information Technology)
                                                                                                  Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Industrial            Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Industrial
                                           Duration                                               Engineering)                                           Information Technology)
                                           Graduate Certificate: 650 hours (self-paced).          Master of Engineering (Industrial Engineering)         Master of Engineering (Industrial Information
                                           Graduate Diploma: 1300 hours (self-paced).                                                                    Technology)
                                                                                                  Duration
                                           Location                                               Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or        Duration
                                           Distance Education.                                    equivalent part-time.                                  Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or
                                           Entry requirements                                     Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent     equivalent part-time.
                                           A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or    part-time.                                             Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent
                                           approved equivalent) or relevant experience.           Masters: one and a half years full-time or             part-time.
                                                                                                  equivalent part-time.                                  Masters: one and a half years full-time or
                                           Course overview                                                                                               equivalent part-time.
                                                                                                  Each subject is delivered on a modular basis,
                                           This course will provide participants with a
                                                                                                  normally outside business hours, over a two-week       Each subject is delivered on a modular basis,
                                           regional, national and international perspective of
                                                                                                  period.                                                normally outside business hours, over a two-week
                                           disaster management within the context of
                                                                                                                                                         period.
                                           economic development, environmental                    Location
                                           preservation, vulnerability and mitigation planning.   Hawthorn campus.                                       Location
                                           The learners and/or employers needs and priorities                                                            Hawthorn campus.
                                           can be incorporated into the course of study.          Entry requirements
                                                                                                  A degree or diploma in engineering or science from     Entry requirements
                                           The roles and functions of organisations and           a recognised tertiary institution (or approved         A degree in engineering or science/computer
                                           national governments and their impact will be          equivalent). Applicants who do not hold an             science from a recognised tertiary institution (or
                                           examined with particular emphasis on integration       appropriate qualification but who have considerable    approved equivalent). Applicants who do not hold
                                           into community preparedness programs. A                relevant work experience may also apply.               an appropriate qualification but who have
                                           knowledge of national law and policies will be                                                                considerable relevant work experience may also
                                           developed including the ability to evaluate past and   Course overview                                        apply.
                                           present activities in disaster planning.               This program is designed in response to the critical
                                                                                                  need in modern society for an engineering              Course overview
                                           The four core management modules in this
                                                                                                  approach to solving problems relating to the           The Graduate Certificate prepares professionals for
                                           program are constructed around the AS/NZS
                                                                                                  interplay of people, productivity, information, and    working in IT areas within the industrial
                                           4360:1995 Risk Management Standard. This
                                                                                                  management. Industrial Engineering is concerned        environment. The course emphasises the
                                           standard is now widely adopted in the field of
                                                                                                  with analysis, design, installation, control,          acquisition of industry-recognised competency,
                                           disaster/emergency management throughout
                                                                                                  evaluation and improvement of integrated systems       leading to certification from major industry vendors
                                           Australia, placing this course at the forefront of
                                                                                                  using scientific and practical approaches in           and organisations.
                                           disaster related studies.
                                                                                                  mathematical, physical and social sciences
                                                                                                                                                         The Graduate Diploma enables professionals to
                                           Subjects include                                       together with principles and methods of
                                                                                                                                                         develop additional skills including project
                                           Disaster Management Context, Risk Identification,      engineering analysis and design. Industrial
                                                                                                                                                         management, process improvement, programming
                                           Risk Determination, Risk Treatment, Evacuation         Engineering is also concerned with performance
                                                                                                                                                         or enterprise requirements planning.
                                           Logistics, Disaster Recovery, Facilitator Skills       standards, research of new products, and ways to
                                           Development, Disaster Psychology, Problem Solving      improve use of resources (people, material and         The Masters program is designed to generate
                                           and Decision Making, Research Project,                 costs). Industrial Engineering’s focus on the          high-calibre industry professionals with the
                                           Enterprise/Industry Based Elective (by agreement).     financial, human factors and information               capacity to undertake projects in the industrial IT
                                                                                                  technology in the design and operation of              environment. Participants can choose further
                                                Further information                               integrated systems, involves a thorough                elective subjects and develop hands-on skills
                                                TAFE School of Engineering                        understanding of behavioural, social and               through a project or project and thesis.
                                                Industrial Sciences Department                    environmental sciences.
                                                Telephone: (03) 9214 5161                                                                                Subjects include
                                                Facsimile: (03) 9214 8650                         Subjects include                                       Computing and Networking Technologies, Process
                                                                                                  Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering, Process        Improvement and Quality, Manufacturing Enterprise
                                                                                                  Improvement and Quality, Enterprise Management         Concepts, Database Concepts and Applications,
                                                                                                  Systems, Computing for Industrial Engineering,         Enterprise System Concepts, Practical IT Project
                                                                                                  Decision Analysis, Systems Optimisation and            Management, Decision Analysis, Implementing
                                                                                                  Reliability, Expert Systems Simulation and             Enterprise Systems, Project/Thesis.
                                                                                                  Modelling, Design of Physical Facilities,
                                                                                                  Project/Thesis.                                             Further information
                                                                                                                                                              Industrial Research Institute
                                                                                                       Further information                                    Swinburne (IRIS)
                                                                                                       Industrial Research Institute                          Telephone: (03) 9214 8600
                                                                                                       Swinburne (IRIS)                                       Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050
                                                                                                       Telephone: (03) 9214 8600                              Email: iris@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                       Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050                              Website:www.swin.edu.au/iris
                                                                                                       Email: iris@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                       Website: www.swin.edu.au/iris




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Industry Oriented Learning                            Logistics                                              Maintenance Engineering




                                                                                                                                                                Engineering and Technology by Coursework
Course title                                          Course title                                           Course title
Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Industry)        Graduate Certificate of Technology (Logistics)         Graduate Certificate in Maintenance Engineering
Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Industry)            Graduate Diploma of Technology (Logistics)             Graduate Diploma in Maintenance Engineering
Master of Engineering (Industry)                      Master of Technology (Logistics)
                                                                                                             Duration
Duration                                              Duration                                               Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.
Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or       Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or        Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.
equivalent part-time.                                 equivalent part-time.
Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent    Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent     Location
part-time.                                            part-time.                                             Hawthorn campus.
Masters: one and a half years full-time or            Masters: one and a half years full-time or             Entry requirements
equivalent part-time.                                 equivalent part-time.                                  A degree or diploma in engineering, applied
Each subject is delivered on a modular basis,         Location                                               science or business from a recognised tertiary
normally outside business hours, over a two-week      Hawthorn campus.                                       institution (or approved equivalent).
period.
                                                      Entry requirements                                     Course overview
Entry requirements                                    A degree in engineering from a recognised tertiary     This course is designed for those who wish to
A degree in engineering/computer science from a       institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants       take advanced studies based on maintenance
recognised tertiary institution (or approved          with other qualifications and experience may also      engineering, maintenance management and its
equivalent). Applicants who do not hold an            qualify for entry.                                     interaction with industry in general. Course
appropriate qualification but who have                                                                       content comprises common core material with the
considerable relevant work experience may             Course overview                                        Graduate Diploma in Risk Management,
initially be admitted to the Graduate Certificate     This program is designed to meet the needs of          emphasising maintenance engineering’s place as
level.                                                applicants who have an association with the            a major sub-set of business risk management
                                                      industry; to enhance their career opportunities        activity, complemented by specialist subjects
Course overview                                       and enable them to make a more effective               relating to the practice of maintenance
This program provides a generic structure within      contribution to a key industry. Industrially based     engineering.
which an individualised course of learning may be     applicants will be able to develop expertise in the
designed to best meet both the career aspirations     technical and managerial aspects of the industry.      Subjects include
of the student and the human resources                Recent graduates can gain a knowledge of the           Maintenance Management Systems, Maintenance
development requirements of a current or              industry to prepare them for a role in logistics.      Strategies, Maintenance Tools and Techniques,
prospective employer. The program can only be         The use of industrial practitioners to bring current   Quantitative Risk and Modelling, Risk Perception
undertaken as part of an Industry Oriented            case studies into the class for presentation and       and Analysis, Risk Management Principles,
Learning program, in which a candidate and            discussion will be a particular feature of many of     Financial Risk Management, Risk Research and
course advisor develop a mutually agreed              the subjects; thereby keeping the course relevant.     Project.
program of study.
                                                      Subjects include                                            Further information
In the Masters program, the research project          Strategic Logistics Planning, Procurement and               School of Engineering and Science
brings together skills in new product                 Inventory Management, Managing Modern                       Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
development. Throughout the course the explicit                                                                   Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
                                                      Distribution, The Industry Overview and the
focus and the context of all work, will be product                                                                Email: engsci@swin.edu.au
                                                      Customer, Human Resources and Industrial                    Website: www.mm.swin.edu.au
innovation for manufacturing industry with an         Relations, Introduction to Finance and
emphasis on design of plastic products.               Administration in Logistics, Administration and
                                                      Finance of Logistics, Transport and Freight
Subjects include
                                                      Operations, Research Project.
The matrix of subjects offered by IRIS under its
COL program is considerable and ranges from                Further information
product design innovation to robotics and                  School of Engineering and Science
automation, computer integrated manufacture,               Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
information technology, industrial engineering and         Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
management.                                                Email: engsci@swin.edu.au
                                                           Website: www.mm.swin.edu.au
     Further information
     Industrial Research Institute Swinburne (IRIS)
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8600
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050
     Email: iris@swin.edu.au
     Website: www.swin.edu.au/iris




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                                           Metrology and Quality                                  Modelling and Process Analysis                        Network Systems
Engineering and Technology by Coursework




                                           Course title                                           Course title                                          Course title
                                           Graduate Certificate in Metrology and Quality          Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Modelling and    Graduate Certificate of Science (Network Systems)
                                                                                                  Process Analysis)                                     Graduate Diploma of Science (Network Systems)
                                           Duration                                               Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Modelling and        Master of Science (Network Systems)
                                           One semester full-time or equivalent part-time.        Process Analysis)
                                                                                                  Master of Engineering (Modelling and Process          Duration
                                           Location                                                                                                     Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or
                                           Hawthorn campus and Distance Education.                Analysis)
                                                                                                                                                        two semesters part-time.
                                           Entry requirements                                     Duration                                              Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or two years
                                           A degree or diploma in engineering or science          Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or       part-time.
                                           from a recognised tertiary institution (or approved    equivalent part-time.                                 Masters: one and a half years full-time or three
                                           equivalent) and relevant experience. Applicants        Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent    years part-time.
                                           who do not hold an appropriate qualification but       part-time.
                                                                                                  Masters: one and a half years full-time or            Location
                                           who have considerable relevant work experience                                                               Hawthorn campus.
                                           may also apply.                                        equivalent part-time.

                                                                                                  Location                                              Entry requirements
                                           Course overview                                                                                              A degree or diploma in engineering, science,
                                           This is a unique course covering theoretical and       Hawthorn campus.
                                                                                                                                                        information technology, or in business or
                                           practical aspects involved in metrology and            Entry requirements                                    commerce with an emphasis on information
                                           quality. It has been developed in collaboration with   A degree or diploma in engineering or science         technology, from a recognised tertiary institution
                                           the Metrology Society of Australia (MSA). The          from a recognised tertiary institution (or approved   (or approved equivalent). Applicants who do not
                                           course covers measurement, standards and               equivalent) or relevant industrial experience.        hold an appropriate qualification but who have
                                           management. One of four areas of specialisation                                                              considerable relevant work experience may initially
                                           may be selected and students gain practical            Course overview                                       be admitted to the Graduate Certificate level.
                                           experience in the elements of metrology. The four      Numerical techniques have been used for many
                                           areas of specialisation are: dimensional and           years but they are becoming increasingly              Course overview
                                           mechanical, electrical and time and frequency,         important to solve more significant problems in       The purpose of this nested suite of programs is to
                                           chemical and temperature, optical and quality.         the modern engineering workstation. Therefore,        address the strong industry demand for
                                                                                                  the aim of this course is to advance the              professional networking specialists. The focus is
                                           Subjects include                                       knowledge and skills of graduate students in the      on the design, operation and management of
                                           Experimental Analysis, Measurement Systems,            Modelling and Process Analysis disciplines to         networks, and is intended both for new graduates
                                           Calibration, Documentation and Laboratory              comply with the requirements from industry,           and for retraining experienced graduates who
                                           Management, Metrology and Quality Practices.           locally and worldwide. A course of advanced           wish to update their skills or change their area of
                                           The first three subjects are delivered via distance    applied subjects coupled with the opportunity to      specialisation.
                                           education.                                             apply these technologies to a research project will
                                                                                                  provide the student with a solid base of advanced     Subjects include
                                                Further information                                                                                     Networks and Routing, Internetworking
                                                                                                  technologies frequently used in modern industry.
                                                Industrial Research Institute                                                                           Technologies, Network Administration, Enterprise
                                                Swinburne (IRIS)                                  Subjects include                                      Networking, Internetwork Routing, Internetwork
                                                Telephone: (03) 9214 8600
                                                                                                  Advanced Energy Systems, Introduction to              Switching, Network Computing, Networked
                                                Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050
                                                Email: iris@swin.edu.au                           Programming for Engineers and Virtual Reality,        Applications, Simulation of Networks, Mobile and
                                                Website: www.swin.edu.au/iris                     Computer Aided Design, Introduction to Numerical      Personal Networking, Network Design and
                                                                                                  Modelling and Computing for Engineers, Expert         Management, Real Time Operating Systems,
                                                                                                  Systems, Simulation and Modelling; Object             Research Project/Minor Thesis.
                                                                                                  Oriented Numerical Computing for Engineers;
                                                                                                  Advanced Experimental Modelling Techniques;                Further information
                                                                                                  Numerical Analysis with Engineering Applications,          School of Biophysical Sciences and Electrical
                                                                                                  Research Project.                                          Engineering
                                                                                                                                                             Telephone: (03) 9214 8859
                                                                                                                                                             Facsimile: (03) 9214 0856
                                                                                                       Further information
                                                                                                                                                             Email: bsee@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                       School of Engineering and Science
                                                                                                                                                             Website: www.swin.edu.au/bioscieleceng
                                                                                                       Telephone: (03) 9214 8372
                                                                                                       Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
                                                                                                       Email: engsci@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                       Website: www.mm.swin.edu.au




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Pavement Technology                                   Product Design Innovation
Course title                                          Course title
Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Pavement         Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Product
Technology)                                           Design Innovation)
                                                                                                            Peter Alsop
Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Pavement             Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Product Design       Master of Technology in
Technology)                                           Innovation)                                           Risk Management
Master of Engineering (Pavement Technology)           Master of Engineering (Product Design Innovation)

Duration                                              Duration
Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or       Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or       Peter Alsop completed a Bachelor of
equivalent part-time.                                 equivalent part-time.                                 Engineering (Mechanical) at Swinburne
Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent    Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent
part-time.                                            part-time.                                            University in 1984, and decided to
Masters: one and a half years full-time or            Masters: one and a half years full-time or            pursue a career in risk management
equivalent part-time.                                 equivalent part-time.
                                                                                                            during his third year of study.
Location                                              Each subject is delivered on a modular basis,
                                                      normally outside business hours, over a two-week      He began his 15 year career in risk
Hawthorn campus
                                                      period.                                               management as a consultant and in 1993,
Entry requirements                                                                                          joined the Manningham City Council as its Risk
A degree in engineering from a recognised tertiary    Entry requirements
                                                                                                            Manager. Peter is responsible for managing the
institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants      A degree in engineering, science or design from a
                                                                                                            Council’s $1 million annual risk budget and
who do not hold an appropriate qualification but      recognised tertiary institution (or approved
who have considerable relevant work experience        equivalent). Applicants who do not hold an            oversees the development and coordination of
may also apply.                                       appropriate qualification but who have                the Council’s Risk Management Program.
                                                      considerable relevant work experience may
Course overview                                       initially be admitted to the Graduate Certificate
                                                                                                            “In today’s economic environment, businesses
This suite of postgraduate programs in pavement       level.                                                are required to increase productivity and cost
technology is designed to meet the needs of                                                                 effectiveness,” Peter said.
applicants who have an association with the           Course overview
industry to enhance their career opportunities and    This program combines aesthetics and other            “Manningham City Council had a poor record in
enable them to make a more effective                  elements of industrial design with engineering        risk management when I joined in 1993. The
contribution to a key industry. Industrially based    design and technology within the domain of            five year risk management strategy I developed
applicants will be able to develop expertise in the   product innovation. The program is expected to
                                                                                                            in my first year as Risk Manager established
technical and managerial aspects of the industry.     meet the needs of professionals working in
                                                                                                            guidelines to reverse this trend.
                                                      engineering, science or industrial design fields
Recent graduates can gain a knowledge of the          who seek advanced studies in product design.
industry to prepare them for a role in pavement
                                                                                                            “The risk management strategy has resulted in
                                                      The Graduate Certificate involves the acquisition
technology. The use of industrial practitioners to                                                          significant performance improvements during
                                                      of industrial design and computer-based
bring current case studies into the class for                                                               the last six years with the Council achieving a
                                                      modelling skills and an understanding of design
presentation and discussion will be a particular      concepts. The Graduate Diploma focuses upon           sustained 70 percent reduction in the annual
feature of many of the subjects; thereby keeping      engineering and business management elements          WorkCover insurance premium rate between
the course relevant.                                  in product design innovation.                         1993 and 1999.
Subjects include                                      In the Masters program, the research project          “Our risk management strategy covers
Introduction to Pavements, Pavement Design,           brings together skills in new product                 Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental
Pavement Construction, Pavement Wearing               development. Throughout the course the explicit
Surfaces, Asphalt Mix Design, Pavement                                                                      Management, Public Liability and Professional
                                                      focus and the context of all work, will be product
Maintenance, Rehabilitation and Recycling, Civil      innovation for manufacturing industry with an         Indemnity, Plant and Property, and Financial and
Engineering Project Control, Civil Engineering        emphasis on design of plastic products.               Business Interruption Exposures.
Management, Communications, Financial Project
Control, Industrial and Heavy Duty Pavements,         Subjects include                                      “We employ contracting service providers to
Pavement Management Systems, Research                 Computer Aided Design, Computer Modelling and         carry out certain aspects of our risk
Project.                                              FEA, Plastics Technology for Product Design,          management program such as specialist claims
                                                      Product Management and Innovation. Computer           management. This means the Corporate
     Further information                              Simulation and Optimisation for Plastic Products,
                                                                                                            Development team can implement the Council’s
     School of Engineering and Science                Techniques of Industrial Design, Product Design 1,
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8372                                                                              wider risk management strategy.
                                                      Product Design 2, plus a project.
     Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264
     Email: engsci@swin.edu.au                                                                              Peter said he is reviewing the Council’s strategy
                                                           Further information
     Website: www.mm.swin.edu.au                           Industrial Research Institute Swinburne (IRIS)   and management systems against its track
                                                           Telephone: (03) 9214 8600                        record in order to use resources more
                                                           Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050                        productively. He is using his knowledge of
                                                           Email: iris@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                            Manningham City Council to complete a Master
                                                           Website: www.swin.edu.au/iris
                                                                                                            of Technology in Risk Management at
                                                                                                            Swinburne.




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                                           Risk Management                                    Robotics and Automation                              See Also
Engineering and Technology by Coursework




                                           Course title                                       Course title                                         Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering) Refer
                                           Graduate Certificate in Risk Management            Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Robotics and    Research section
                                           Graduate Diploma in Risk Management                Automation)
                                                                                                                                                   Master of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
                                           Master of Technology in Risk Management            Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Robotics and
                                                                                                                                                   Refer Research section
                                                                                              Automation)
                                           Duration                                           Master of Engineering (Robotics and Automation)      Master of Engineering (Manufacturing
                                           Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.                                                               Engineering) Refer Research section
                                           Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.             Duration
                                           Masters: three years part-time.                    Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or      Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
                                                                                              equivalent part-time.                                Refer Research section
                                           Location                                           Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent
                                           Hawthorn campus and Distance Education.                                                                 Master of Information Technology Refer
                                                                                              part-time.
                                                                                                                                                   Computing and Information Technology section
                                           Entry requirements                                 Masters: one and a half years full-time or
                                           A degree or diploma in engineering, applied        equivalent part-time.                                Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering Refer
                                           science or business from a recognised tertiary                                                          Research section
                                                                                              Each subject is delivered on a modular basis,
                                           institution (or approved equivalent).              normally outside business hours, over a two week     Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering
                                                                                              period.                                              Refer Research section
                                           Course overview
                                           This course addresses the needs of industry to     Location                                             Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical and
                                           improve the management of resources associated     Hawthorn campus.                                     Manufacturing Engineering Refer Research
                                           with short and long-term risk to people, assets                                                         section
                                           and production. It involves processes and          Entry requirements
                                           techniques aimed at the cost effective loss        A degree in mechanical, electrical, electronic or
                                           prevention of an organisation’s assets and         manufacturing engineering from a recognised
                                           resources. The course covers areas of health,      tertiary institution (or approved equivalent).
                                           safety, plant, property, financial control and
                                                                                              Course overview
                                           maintenance.
                                                                                              Graduates of the Certificate will be able to work
                                           Subjects include                                   on the implementation of robotic and non-contact
                                           Quantitative Risk and Modelling, Risk Perception   inspection systems in manufacturing.
                                           and Analysis, Risk Management Principles,
                                                                                              Graduates of the Diploma will be able to design
                                           Financial Risk Management, Risk Technology
                                                                                              and implement robotic and automated systems in
                                           Strategies, Industrial Environment and Human
                                                                                              manufacturing environments.
                                           Factors in Risk, Risk Management Systems, Risk
                                           Research and Project, Risk Dissertation.           Graduates of the Masters program will be able to
                                                                                              assume a leadership role in the design and
                                                Further information                           operation of robotic and automated systems.
                                                School of Engineering and Science
                                                Telephone: (03) 9214 8372                     Subjects include
                                                Facsimile: (03) 9214 8264                     Advanced Robotics, Computer Aided Design,
                                                Email: engsci@swin.edu.au                     Robot Systems, Numerical Control Systems, Non-
                                                Website: www.mm.swin.edu.au                   contact Inspection, Computer Control and Sensing,
                                                                                              Decision Analysis, Computer Modelling and FEA
                                                                                              Research Project.

                                                                                                   Further information
                                                                                                   Industrial Research Institute
                                                                                                   Swinburne (IRIS)
                                                                                                   Telephone: (03) 9214 8600
                                                                                                   Facsimile: (03) 9214 5050
                                                                                                   Email: iris@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                   Website: www.swin.edu.au/iris




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Health and Human Services

Health Statistics                                        Housing Management and Policy                         Human Services




                                                                                                                                                                     Health and Human Services by Coursework
Course title                                             Course title                                          Course title
Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (Health          Graduate Certificate of Social Science (Housing       Graduate Diploma of Social Science (Human
Statistics)                                              Management and Policy)                                Services – Counselling)
Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Health              Graduate Diploma of Social Science (Housing           Graduate Diploma of Social Science (Human
Statistics)                                              Management and Policy)                                Services – Planning and Management)
                                                         Master of Social Science (Housing Management
Duration                                                 and Policy)                                           Duration
Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.                                                                      Two years part-time.
Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.                   Duration
                                                         Graduate Certificate: two years part-time.            Location
Location                                                 Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent    Hawthorn campus
Hawthorn campus. Flexible Learning Mode (off-            part-time.
campus) available in all subjects.                                                                             Entry requirements
                                                         Masters: one and a half years full-time or            A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or
Entry requirements                                       equivalent part-time.                                 approved equivalent). Preference may be given to
A degree or diploma from a recognised tertiary           Location                                              those currently working in the human services
institution (or approved equivalent) and relevant        Distance Education.                                   industry.
experience. Applicants who do not hold an
appropriate qualification but who have considerable      Entry requirements                                    Course overview
relevant work experience may also apply.                 A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or   The Counselling course offers high quality training
                                                         approved equivalent) or relevant experience.          in counselling for people working, or interested in
Course overview                                          Applicants who do not hold an appropriate             working, in the human services, nursing/health,
The Graduate Certificate aims to train people            qualification but who have considerable work          education, social work or welfare areas. The
without a specialist mathematical or statistical         experience in social housing, real estate or human    course is not restricted to graduates with a three
background who wish to work in, or are already           services may also apply.                              year sequence in psychology. Therefore it provides
employed in, health related areas which require                                                                a broad based approach to counselling with a
data analytical skills. The emphasis is on practical     Course overview                                       focus on skills training and applications in a
skills, giving participants the opportunity to           This is a distance education course designed for      variety of work settings.
become proficient with a variety of statistical tools    people working in the public and community
                                                                                                               The Planning and Management course provides
used in the health sciences. It concentrates on          housing sectors and related industries such as
                                                                                                               conceptual skills for managing change, social
descriptive methods as well as an introduction to        real estate and property development. It provides
                                                                                                               planning, strategic planning and organisational
statistical inference.                                   graduates with the practical and conceptual skills
                                                                                                               development, data analysis, and policy
                                                         necessary for management, administration and
The Graduate Diploma aims to ensure participants                                                               implementation and evaluation.
                                                         policy development in housing provision.
become proficient with a wide variety of statistical
techniques, obtain a deeper and broader                                                                        Subjects include
                                                         Subjects include
understanding of the relevant software, develop                                                                Counselling: Foundations of Counselling; Ethical
                                                         Housing Management and Administration, The
critical skills in the evaluation of health literature                                                         and Social Issues for Counsellors; Trauma, Loss
                                                         Australian Housing System, Housing Policy and
with an emphasis on statistical and                                                                            and Grief Counselling; Issues for Special
                                                         Research, Housing Economics and Finance,
methodological analysis, and gain personal                                                                     Population Groups; Advanced Counselling;
                                                         Contemporary Issues in Housing Provision or
contact with the work of practitioners in health                                                               Addiction Counselling.
                                                         Property Management, Contemporary Issues in
statistics through invited speakers, seminars,           Housing Provision, Commercialisation of Public        Planning and Management: Informed Decision
workshops and conferences. Graduates are                 Enterprise, Urban Social Theory.                      Making, Equity and Diversity in Policy and
qualified to take up research assistant positions                                                              Management, Commercialisation of Public
involving both the management and application of         Masters: Project Management, Minor Thesis.
                                                                                                               Enterprise, Social Policy, Planning and
research in the health sciences where statistical                                                              Management, Comparative Social Policy, Housing
                                                            Further information
methods are required.                                                                                          Economics and Finance, and Housing
                                                            School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
                                                            Telephone: (03) 9214 5209                          Management and Policy.
Subjects include
                                                            Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574
Basic Statistical Computing, Survey Research,
                                                            Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au                             Further information
Practice of Statistics 1, Introduction to Health            Website: www.swin.edu.au/sbs/courses/housing            School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Statistics, Demographic Techniques, Practice of                                                                     Telephone: (03) 9214 5209
Statistics 2, Epidemiological Methods, Analysis of                                                                  Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574
Risks and Rates.                                                                                                    Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                                    Website: www.swin.edu.au/sbs
     Further information
     School of Mathematical Sciences
     Telephone: (03) 9214 8484                                                                                 See Also
     Facsimile: (03) 9819 0821                                                                                 Master of Psychology (Counselling Psychology)
     Email: vrorke@swin.edu.au                                                                                 Refer page 46 for further details.
     Website: www.swin.edu.au/maths/stats/




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                                          Integrative Medicine                                   Nutritional and Environmental                          Psychology
                                                                                                 Medicine
Health and Human Services by Coursework




                                          Course title                                                                                                  Course title
                                          Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (Integrative   Course title                                           Graduate Diploma of Psychology
                                          Medicine)                                              Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (Nutritional   Master of Psychology in Counselling Psychology
                                          Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Integrative       and Environmental Medicine)                            Master of Psychology in Health Psychology
                                          Medicine)                                              Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Nutritional       Duration
                                          Location                                               and Environmental Medicine)                            Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent
                                          Hawthorn campus and Distance Education.                Duration                                               part-time.
                                                                                                 Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.              Masters: four years part-time.
                                          Duration
                                          Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.              Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.                 Location
                                          Graduate Diploma: two years part-time.                 Location                                               Hawthorn campus.

                                          Entry requirements                                     Hawthorn campus and Distance Education.                Entry requirements
                                          A degree in medicine from a recognised tertiary        Entry requirements                                     A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or
                                          institution (or an approved equivalent).               A degree in medicine from a recognised tertiary        approved equivalent) with a major in psychology
                                          Consideration may be given to applicants with          institution (or an approved equivalent).               approved by the Australian Psychological Society
                                          other degrees in the health sciences if places are     Consideration may be given to applicants with          and relevant experience.
                                          available.                                             other degrees in the health sciences if places are     Course overview
                                          Course overview                                        available.                                             The Graduate Diploma is designed to prepare
                                          This course is designed to provide a general           Course overview                                        students to enter the psychology profession.
                                          introduction to a number of different                  The emphasis of this course is on the principles       Graduates develop basic competencies in research
                                          complementary therapies.                               and practical application of nutritional and           design and analysis plus an understanding of the
                                                                                                 environmental medicine to common clinical              ethical, moral, legal and social responsibilities of
                                          Subjects include                                                                                              psychologists engaged in social and applied
                                          Introduction to Complementary Medicine,                problems.
                                                                                                                                                        research and professional practice.
                                          Introduction to Nutritional and Environmental          Subjects include
                                          Medicine, Introduction to Musculoskeletal/Physical                                                            The Masters (Counselling Psychology) provides
                                                                                                 Introduction to Nutritional and Environmental
                                          Medicine and Sports Medicine, Introduction to                                                                 high level training in counselling and related skills
                                                                                                 Medicine, Biology of Nutrients, Nutrient Therapy in
                                          Acupuncture, Introduction to Herbal Medicine,                                                                 in counselling settings associated with major life-
                                                                                                 Toxicology and Skin Problems, Environmental
                                          Introduction to Mind/Body Medicine.                                                                           domains such as relationships, the family, work
                                                                                                 Medicine, Nutritional Approaches to Neurological
                                                                                                                                                        and education. Graduates gain employment in a
                                          Professional recognition                               and Degenerative Disorders and Ageing Problems,
                                                                                                                                                        wide range of helping and human service settings
                                          The Royal Australian College of General                Nutritional Approaches to Cardiovascular and
                                                                                                                                                        including: family counselling; community-oriented
                                          Practitioners (RACGP) has allocated CME points in      Respiratory Problems, Nutritional Approaches to
                                                                                                                                                        general counselling services; secondary and post-
                                          the QA&CE Program for each subject in this             Gastrointestinal Problems and Behavioural
                                                                                                                                                        secondary education counselling services;
                                          course.                                                Problems, Nutritional Approaches to Women’s
                                                                                                                                                        organisational and private practice; human service
                                                                                                 Health and Paediatric Problems, Nutritional
                                                                                                                                                        training, research and evaluation; hospital and
                                               Further information                               Approaches to Men’s Health and Endocrine
                                                                                                                                                        rehabilitation services.
                                               Graduate School of Integrative Medicine           Problems, Nutritional Approaches to
                                               Telephone: (03) 9214 5463/5296                    Musculoskeletal Problems and Sports Nutrition.         The Masters (Health Psychology) is intended to
                                               Facsimile: (03) 9214 8009                                                                                prepare graduates for professional practice as
                                               Email: gsim@swin.edu.au                           Professional recognition
                                                                                                                                                        health psychologists. Students gain skills,
                                                                                                 The Royal Australian College of General
                                                                                                                                                        knowledge and experience across a continuum of
                                                                                                 Practitioners (RACGP) has allocated CME points in
                                                                                                                                                        practice, from public health promotion and disease
                                                                                                 the QA&CE Program for each subject in this
                                                                                                                                                        prevention to client-based services for the
                                                                                                 course.
                                                                                                                                                        physically ill and their families. Graduates gain
                                                                                                      Further information                               employment in a range of health settings including
                                                                                                      Graduate School of Integrative Medicine           hospitals, health care clinics, health promotion
                                                                                                      Telephone: (03) 9214 5463/5296                    agencies of rehabilitation services, and health
                                                                                                      Facsimile: (03) 9214 8009                         research organisations.
                                                                                                      Email: gsim@swin.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                        Subjects include
                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Diploma: Applied Social Psychology,
                                                                                                                                                        Research Design and Analysis, Advanced
                                                                                                                                                        Quantitative Methods, Counselling Psychology,
                                                                                                                                                        Psychological Assessment, Ethical and Professional
                                                                                                                                                        Issues, Neuropsychology Methods, Research
                                                                                                                                                        Project and Report.

                                                                                                                                                        Masters (Counselling Psychology): Counselling
                                                                                                                                                        Theory and Skills, Psychological Assessment,
                                                                                                                                                        Counselling Applications, Supervised Practicums,
                                                                                                                                                        Professional Ethical and Legal Issues, Aspects of
                                                                                                                                                        Professional Practice, Psychology of Work, Family
                                                                                                                                                        Counselling, Research Colloquium, Human Services
                                                                                                                                                        Research and Evaluation, Research Project and
                                                                                                                                                        Report.



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                                                        Social Statistics                                       See Also




                                                                                                                                                                     Health and Human Services by Coursework
Masters (Health Psychology): Counselling Theory         Course title                                            Masters of Arts (by research) Refer Research
and Skills, Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues,     Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (Social         section
Human Services Research and Evaluation,                 Statistics)
                                                                                                                Master of Applied Science (by research) Refer
Foundations of Health Psychology, Culture, Gender       Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Social
                                                                                                                Research section
and Health, Psychological Assessment,                   Statistics)
Epidemiology for Health Psychologists, Public           Master of Applied Science (Social Statistics)           Doctor of Philosophy (Arts) Refer Research section
Health Policy.
                                                        Duration                                                Doctor of Philosophy (Applied Science) Refer
Professional recognition                                Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or         Research section
Graduate Diploma: Associate Membership of the           equivalent part-time.
                                                                                                                Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology
Australian Psychological Society, registration as a     Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent
                                                                                                                Refer Research section
Probationary Psychologist with the Psychologists        part-time.
Registration Board of Victoria.                         Masters: three and a half years part-time.              Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology Refer
                                                                                                                Research section
Masters: Membership of the Australian                   Location
Psychological Society, registration as a                Hawthorn campus. Flexible Learning Mode (off-
Psychologist in the State of Victoria, and after two    campus) available in some subjects.
years of supervised practice, membership of the
APS College of Counselling Psychologists and            Entry requirements
registration as a Specialist Counselling                A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or
Psychologist.                                           approved equivalent). Applicants who do not hold
                                                        an appropriate qualification but who have
Masters (Health Psychology): Membership of the          considerable relevant work experience may also
Australian Psychological Society, registration as a     apply.
Psychologist in the State of Victoria, and
membership of the APS College of Health                 Course overview
Psychologists after two years of supervised practice.   This program is designed for graduates in the
                                                        humanities and social sciences who have a
     Further information                                professional interest in the use of statistics. It is
     School of Social and Behavioural Sciences          also applicable to other graduates who have a
     Telephone: (03) 9214 5209                          need to use statistics in their work but have not
     Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574                          had sufficient or recent training in the area. It
     Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au
                                                        concentrates on practical skills and enables
     Website: www.swin.edu.au/sbs
                                                        participants to broaden their theoretical and
See Also                                                practical knowledge in basic areas of social
Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology        statistics. Graduates are employed in a wide
                                                        variety of areas including government agencies,
Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology             market research, education, medical and biological
Refer page 26 for further details.                      sciences, town planning and social research.

                                                        Subjects include
                                                        Survey Research Practice, Basic Statistical
                                                        Computing, Practice of Statistics 1, Practice of
                                                        Statistics 2, Forecasting, Further Statistical
                                                        Computing, Statistical Modelling, Scaling and
                                                        Dimensional Analysis, Demographic Techniques,
                                                        Multivariate Statistics, Reviewing the Literature,
                                                        Research Methodology, Minor Thesis.

                                                             Further information
                                                             School of Mathematical Sciences
                                                             Telephone: (03) 9214 8484
                                                             Facsimile: (03) 9819 0821
                                                             Email: vrorke@swin.edu.au
                                                             Website: www.swin.edu.au/maths/stats/




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                           Multimedia

                           Multimedia                                             Multimedia Design                                    See Also
Multimedia by Coursework




                           Course title                                           Course title                                         Graduate Certificate/Diploma of Arts (Applied
                           Graduate Certificate in Multimedia                     Graduate Certificate of Design (Multimedia Design)   Media) Refer Social Sciences and Arts section
                           Graduate Diploma in Multimedia                         Graduate Diploma of Design (Multimedia Design)
                                                                                                                                       Graduate Certificate/Diploma of Information
                           Master of Multimedia                                   Master of Design (Multimedia Design)
                                                                                                                                       Technology (Multimedia Software Development)
                           Duration                                               Duration                                             Refer Computing and Information Technology
                           Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or        Graduate Certificate: one semester full-time or      section
                           two semesters part-time.                               equivalent part-time.                                Master of Arts (Communications) Refer Social
                           Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or two years      Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent   Sciences and Arts section
                           part-time.                                             part-time.
                           Masters: one and a half years full-time or three       Masters: two years full-time or equivalent part-     Master of Information Technology
                           years part-time.                                       time.                                                (Multimedia/Human Computer Interaction) Refer
                                                                                                                                       Research section
                           Location                                               Location
                           Hawthorn campus.                                       Prahran campus.

                           Entry requirements                                     Entry requirements
                           A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or    A degree in design from a recognised tertiary
                           approved equivalent).                                  institution (or approved equivalent) or relevant
                                                                                  experience.
                           Course overview
                           This course is intended for graduates seeking to       Course overview
                           utilise the potential of multimedia to enhance their   This course aims to produce postgraduates with a
                           professional skills (especially those in the           specialist understanding of communication
                           teaching, training or media professions), or those     design, media studies and programming as
                           wishing to pursue a career in the exciting and         applied to the World Wide Web and computer
                           dynamic multimedia industry (for example               interactive mediums. They will acquire specialist
                           multimedia author, web site developer, or e-           skills for communication design in typography,
                           commerce).                                             animation, 3D modelling, audio and video as
                                                                                  applied to electronic mediums.
                           Subjects include
                           Multimedia Principles, Multimedia Design and           Graduates of the course would have broad based
                           Interactive Concepts, Multimedia Development,          knowledge and specialist skills that will enable
                           Web Technology and Programming, and one of the         them to work at many levels in design
                           following: 3D Animation and Special Effects,           consultancies, information technology companies,
                           Software Development 1, Networks and Routing,          media and entertainment studios, advertising
                           eCommerce: A Business Perspective, Multimedia          agencies and government instrumentalities.
                           Design Technology 1, Major/Minor Project.
                                                                                  Subjects include
                               Further information                                Multimedia Design Technology 1 and 2, Individual
                               School of Biophysical Sciences and Electrical      Multimedia Design Project 1 and 2, Group
                               Engineering                                        Multimedia Design Project 1 and 2.
                               Telephone: (03) 9214 8859
                               Facsimile: (03) 9819 0856                          Professional recognition
                               Email: bsee@swin.edu.au                            Graduates of the course are eligible for
                               Website: http://www.swin.edu.au/multimedia/        Membership of the Australian Graphic Design
                                                                                  Association (AGDA), Membership of multimedia
                                                                                  industry Network (mmIN) and Associate
                                                                                  Membership of the Design Institute of Australia
                                                                                  (DIA).

                                                                                       Further information
                                                                                       National School of Design
                                                                                       Telephone: (03) 9214 6755
                                                                                       Facsimile: (03) 9521 2665
                                                                                       Email: shuxley@swin.edu.au




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Social Sciences and Arts

Applied Media                                           Commercial Radio                                        Communications




                                                                                                                                                                      Social Sciences and Arts by Coursework
Course title                                            Course title                                            Course title
Graduate Certificate of Arts (Applied Media)            Graduate Diploma of Arts (Commercial Radio)             Master of Arts (Communications)
Graduate Diploma of Arts (Applied Media)
                                                        Duration                                                Duration
Duration                                                One year full-time.                                     One and a half years full-time or equivalent part-
Graduate Certificate: one year part-time.                                                                       time, commencing in March.
Graduate Diploma: one year full-time or equivalent      Location
part-time.                                              Hawthorn campus.                                        Location
                                                                                                                Hawthorn campus.
Location                                                Entry requirements
Hawthorn campus.                                        A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or     Entry requirements
                                                        approved equivalent) or substantial experience in       A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or
Entry requirements                                      radio or related media industries.                      approved equivalent) plus a fourth year, or
A degree from a recognised tertiary institution (or                                                             relevant experience.
approved equivalent) or relevant experience.            Course overview
Students are expected to be computer literate and       This course is for people who wish to pursue a          Course overview
to have Internet access outside of Swinburne.           career in commercial radio broadcasting. Students       This advanced media and telecommunications
                                                        receive six months intensive practical tuition in all   course provides students with specialised
Course overview                                         aspects of commercial radio operations. Areas           knowledge at the cutting edge of communications
This course is designed to provide both a               covered include voice training and announcing,          culture. Students gain skills in media and
theoretical base and a portfolio of skills applicable   copywriting, news writing and presentation,             telecommunications policy analysis, cultural
to a wide range of media activities. It is aimed at     production, sales and marketing, promotions,            theory and textual analysis, production, writing
both developing the skills of people interested in      music and programming, radio station                    and journalism, new communications technology,
working in media related industries, and                management and computing skills. There is a             and marketing. Graduates find employment in
enhancing the expertise of people already working       strong focus on digital audio processing and            media, information technology and
in the media. This course provides a broad range        control systems using extensive computing               telecommunications companies, as well as policy,
of writing and production skills valued in many         facilities in studios and production areas. Broader     advertising and education.
sectors of the print, broadcasting and electronic       issues are introduced including broadcasting
media, such as radio production, journalism and         ethics and codes of practice, media law and             Subjects include
information technology. Graduates will be               ownership, the impact of information technologies       Globalisation: Media and Telecommunications,
equipped with the kind of digital technology skills     and audience research.                                  Communications Environments, Textuality and
likely to be sought after by software developers                                                                Discourse, Asian Communications, plus an
                                                        The Graduate Diploma in Commercial Radio has            elective and a minor thesis.
working in the multimedia industry.
                                                        been operating successfully since 1989, with
Subjects include                                        about 80% of graduates securing positions in                 Further information
Media Work Experience/Placement or Media                commercial radio stations across Australia as                School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Project, Textuality and Discourse, Radio Production     announcers, journalists, creative writers,                   Telephone: (03) 9214 5209
                                                        promotion assistants and sales executives.                   Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574
and Criticism, Writing for the Media, Electronic
                                                                                                                     Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au
Writing, Globalisation: Media and                                                                                    Website: www.swin.edu.au/sbs
                                                        Subjects include
Telecommunications, Multimedia Authoring 1,
                                                        Radio in Australia, Radio Presentation, Radio
Multimedia Authoring 2.
                                                        Journalism, Radio Marketing and Promotions,
     Further information                                Advertising Copy-writing, Radio Production, Radio
     School of Social and Behavioural Sciences          Broadcasting Practice, Radio Industry Placement
     Telephone: (03) 9214 5209
     Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574                               Further information
     Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au                             School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
     Website: www.swin.edu.au/sbs/                           Telephone: (03) 9214 5209
                                                             Facsimile: (03) 9819 0574
                                                             Email: sbsadmin@swin.edu.au
                                                             Website: www.swin.edu.au/radio




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                                         Security
Social Sciences and Arts by Coursework




                                         Course title
                                         Graduate Certificate in Social Science (Security)

                                         Duration
                                         Twenty weeks part-time (one evening per week).

                                         Location
                                         Hawthorn campus.

                                         Entry requirements
                                         A diploma from a recognised tertiary institution
                                         (or approved equivalent) or substantial relevant
                                         experience.

                                         Course overview
                                         This course is designed for people currently
                                         employed in, or wishing to enter, the security
                                         industry. The course offers three streams
                                         including:
                                         Personnel and Resource Management which
                                         provides participants with the skills and
                                         knowledge to effectively manage human
                                         resources, physical resources and large-scale
                                         projects.

                                         Investigation and Intelligence Analysis which
                                         provides participants with the skills and
                                         knowledge to effectively gather, collate and
                                         analyse intelligence data.

                                         Media and Public Relations which provides
                                         participants with the skills and knowledge to
                                         effectively manage a public relations campaign
                                         and deal with the media as a spokesperson for a
                                         security firm or branch of the protective services.

                                         Subjects include
                                         Managing Security Personnel, Resource
                                         Management in the Security Industry, Project
                                         Management in the Security Industry,
                                         Investigative Techniques, Intelligence Analysis,
                                         Applied Intelligence Analysis, Public Relations for
                                         the Security Industry, Dealing with the Media,
                                         Applied Media and Public Relations Techniques.

                                              Further information
                                              TAFE School of Social Sciences
                                              Department of Community and Further
                                              Education
                                              Telephone: (03) 9214 8370
                                              Facsimile: (03) 9819 0322




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