Applications open for Graduate Program in Community Relations (Resources Sector)
The program is designed for those working in community relations roles in the resources sector, and within government and other stakeholder groups working with this sector. Applicants will normally be expected to have an undergraduate degree with two years relevant work experience. However, subject to University approval, people without formal tertiary qualifications may qualify for admission through recognition of prior learning, work experience or identifi ed skill development. Such applications will need to be submitted with appropriate evidence to enable an assessment of ability to sucessfully complete the course. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of competency in written and spoken English.
The Graduate Certificate comprises 4 core courses as shown below. It may only be completed on a part-time basis with students completing either 1 or 2 courses per semester. Students who enrol in the Diploma or Masters options complete an additional 3 core courses and a combination of elective and research options.
Graduate Certificate (8 Units):
Community Aspects of Mineral Developments (2 units)
Community Development for the Mining Industry (2 units)
Community Engagement for the Mining Industry (2 units)
Mining Projects and Indigenous Peoples (ANU) (2 units)
Above 4 courses PLUS
Graduate Diploma (16 Units):
Regional and Local Economic Development in the Resources Sector (2 units)
Community Research Methods for the Resources Sector (2 units)
Evaluating Social Programs (2 units)
Elective or Research Project (2 units)
Above 8 courses PLUS
Masters (24 Units):
Further electives and/or Research Project (8 units)
Students are strongly encouraged to commence with the foundation course MINE7052, which introduces the basic concepts which are further expanded and explored in the subsequent courses. This course will be delivered in intensive mode with a residential workshop at the beginning of semester one in February.