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- Study road safety, accident prevention and traffic and transport improvements.
- Learn about real safety problems from guest lecturers from industry and government.
- Complete in 1 semester full-time or 2 semesters part-time.
- Gain experience in practical placements and have the opportunity to complete workplace-based projects.
|QUT course code||PY40|
|Attendance||Part-time or Full-time|
|Course duration||0.5 year full-time
1 year part-time
|Start month||2013 & 2014 February, July|
The Graduate Certificate in Road Safety fosters specialist skills and knowledge in road safety, accident prevention, and traffic and transport improvements.
The program is multidisciplinary and receive input from psychology, public health, optometry, civil/mechanical/manufacturing and medical engineering. Guest lecturers from industry and government (e.g. transport, police, insurance) will enhance your understanding about real-world safety problems.
The program is ideal for managers, practitioners or researchers in government and industry and also those interested in this field of study. You will undertake practical placements and are able to complete workplace-based projects where appropriate.
The Graduate Certificate in Road Safety consists of one core unit plus three electives.
The program is structured to be flexible and accessible. Most units are delivered over a semester (13 weeks) and some units are available in external mode. Please note there are two units offered only as intensive week-long blocks at Kelvin Grove campus.
All course structures
A bachelor degree in relevant area (e.g. civil engineering, psychology, public health), or
qualification relevant to road safety that is equivalent to a bachelor degree, or
minimum two years professional practice relevant to road safety.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.
2014: $8,200 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)
2013: $7,800 (indicative) per Semester (subject to annual review)
Student Services and Amenities Fee
You'll need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.
FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees
You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan.
Find out if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan
Scholarships and financial support
You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.
You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments
How to apply for Graduate Certificate in Road Safety
You apply directly to QUT for all our postgraduate courses.
Are you ready to submit your application?
You're ready if you have:
- Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3.
- Checked important dates.
- Checked you meet the entry requirements
- Checked course costs and if you're eligible for financial support
- Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
- Collected supporting documents (see application form)
All done? Then you're ready to apply.