Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Short courses


Further information


Looking for a way of studying Engineering, Computing or Mathematics at UWA without enrolling in a degree?

The ACCESS UWA program, run through UWA Extension, is open to oeveryone and enables you to study units on a not-for-credit basis.

Note: you will still have to meet any applicable unit prerequisites.

For more information, contact UWA Extension.

Tel: +61 8 6488 2433
Email: access-uwaext@uwa.edu.au

Man working on multiple computer screensThe Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics offers professional development opportunities through a range of short courses that are developed and led by experts in the field.

  1. Applied Statistics
  2. Energy
  3. Oil and Gas
  4. Subsea Technology
  5. Executive Education
  6. Oil & Gas and Asset Management

Applied Statistics

The UWA Centre for Applied Statistics runs a variety of courses at regular intervals throughout the year. Topics include:

  • Introductory statistics
  • Introduction to MS Excel with statistics
  • Semiparametric regressions
  • Linear regression and ANOVA
  • Logistic regression and survival analysis
  • Design and analysis of experiments
  • R Basics
  • Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling using AMOS and Mplus
  • Applied Structural Equation Modelling using Mplus

For more information or to enrol in any of these courses, contact the Centre for Applied Statistics.


UWA’s Centre for Energy is at the forefront of innovative research and is constantly working to develop advanced technologies for efficient, effective and environmentally friendly utilisation of fuels and energy in the minerals, oil and gas and processing industries. Courses offered include:

  • Minerals processing and iron making
  • Fuel combustion technology
  • Future energy
  • Synthetic oil from natural gas and coal
  • Waste to energy

For more information, including availability, about any of these course contact the Centre for Energy.

Oil and Gas

Specialised courses are held throughout the year offering high quality education, technical training and professional development. These include:

  • Natural gas hydrates in flow assurance
  • Introduction to natural gas processing
  • LNG production

For more information or to enrol in any of these courses, contact W/Prof Eric May.

Subsea Technology (OENA8554)

This course includes presentations, case studies and assessment all delivered by engineers working in industry and acknowledged as experts in their field. It introduces participants to the equipment and methods used for subsea tiebacks to platforms, vessels or the shore, and gives them a challenging assignment to work in teams to develop a subsea oil or gas field.

The following core subjects are addressed in a series of weekly lectures, delivered by industry experts:

  • Tree and wellhead systems
  • Subsea structures and manifolds
  • Subsea control systems and umbilicals
  • Flexible flowlines and flexible dynamic risers
  • Tie-in and connection systems
  • Future subsea technology

For more information on this course contact Kevin Mullen.

To enrol in OENA8554 as a short course participant visit the AccessUWA website and look for the Semester 2 Application form half way down the page.

Fees for taking this unit are as follows:

  • Domestic students: $4825
  • International students: $5210

Semester 2 Application Deadline: 12 July 2013 at 5:00 pm.  Please note that a late fee of $100 will apply after this deadline.

Lecture times: Thursday nights from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Lectures are in Engineering Lecture Theatre 2.

For all other enquiries, please contact the ECM Student Office.

Executive Education

  • Asset Management for Managers

For more information or to enrol in this course, contact AIM-UWA Business School Executive Education.

If you are interested in further training in Asset Management, visit our Postgraduate Professional Development website.