Graduate Certificate in Responsible Resource Development

The University of Queensland

This program is for both industry professionals seeking to broaden their knowledge base, as well as graduates planning on exploring future career opportunities within the sector. It will provide graduates with in-depth understanding of sustainability and its role in the extractives industry; facilitate the development of higher order skill sets in problem solving, effective communication, project management and teamwork, in addition to content specialisation for a more holistic approach to future career development. Through the Sustainable Mineral Institute's community, students will have access to Australian and global industry experts through courses delivered in flexible and intensive modes, providing face time with lecturers through online webinars and periodic campus workshops.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Postgraduate
Campus/Location: St Lucia
Institution CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Subjects

  • Community relations
  • Environment
  • Health and safety
  • Responsible resource development

Ranked in the top 51 universities in the world as measured by the QS World University Rankings*, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's leading higher education institutions with:

  • more awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian university
  • exceptional program choice across a wide range of study areas at undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree levels
  • opportunities for students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections with prospective employers through internships and work placements
  • the chance for students to study part of their degree overseas at one of the university's many highly ranked partner institutions.

With campuses based in and around the city of Brisbane, you will enjoy a diverse community of more than 50,000 students, including over 12,600 international students from 140 different countries across the globe.

Just seven kilometres from Brisbane's city centre, UQ St Lucia - UQ's largest campus - is renowned as one of Australia's most attractive university campuses. UQ St Lucia's beautiful sandstone architecture, parklands and lakes encompass world-class teaching and research facilities, including Queensland's largest research library and fully equipped laboratories and lecture theatres.

UQ provides a comprehensive range of support services and orientation programs to help international students settle into Australia and enjoy the best possible study experience. These include:

  • in-country and online pre-departure sessions
  • airport pick-up for new international students
  • accommodation services
  • study skills workshops
  • free English language support
  • international student advisors
  • counselling
  • careers support
  • health and disability services
  • multi-faith chaplaincy service.

Student Services also coordinates Mates@UQ - a free program for all UQ students that encourages social and academic networks between Australian and international students at social events such as live music, barbecues, movies and dinners.

UQ students can benefit from a wide range of extracurricular activities during their studies, including access to more than 200 affiliated clubs and societies - from the Debating Society to the Yoga and Meditation Club - as well as sports and cultural facilities.

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